1924-26 Public Colleges, Biennial Survey of Education in the United States Dataset

Overview, Faculty, Students, Graduates

1924-26 Public Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools – Overview, Leadership, Faculty, Students, and Graduates

Note: EBN has provided the total faculty, students, and graduates for each institution or for the department listed. There are several instances where the enrollment reported is for “arts and sciences” or “engineering.” The Biennial Survey also reported faculty, students, and graduates by academic subject/department where available. For a breakdown of the data by discipline/department, please consult the original volume or contact Education by the Numbers.

Source: “Table 25.—Publicly controlled universities, colleges, and professional schools—Instructors, students, and graduates in 1925-26,” United States Department of the Interior, Biennial Survey of Education in the United States, 1924 – 1926, Bulletin, 1928, No.25 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1928), 835-862; Leadership comes from Educational Directory 1926, Bulletin, 1926, No. 1 (Washington, DC: 1926), 46-79.

Property

1924-26 Public Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools – Property

College City State Bound volumes in libraries Value of libraries, scientific apparatus, machinery, and furniture Value of grounds (including farm) Value of buildings (including residence halls) Value of residence halls (included in previous column) Productive funds Notes
Alabama Polytechnic Institute Auburn Alabama 37,000 325,000 154,000 1,346,000 161,000 253,500
Alabama College Montevallo Alabama 11,514 132,000 16,000 912,512 597,173 582,722
University of Alabama University Alabama 75,000 181,855 291,000 1,177,628 263,000 1,659,693
Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines Fairbanks Alaska 7,279 108,318 2,388 180,665 25,000
University of Arizona Tucson Arizona 70,000 538,750 515,000 1,634,500 475,500 559,958
University of Arkansas Fayetteville Arkansas 65,000 470,000 135,000 675,000 125,000 132,667
University of California Berkeley California 898,441 7,332,841 6,276,837 13,050,705 10,506,506
University of Colorado Boulder Colorado 173,800 958,392 429,875 4,844,097 75,000
Colorado Agricultural College Fort Collins Colorado 54,654 402,645 346,272 1,801,540 339,606
Colorado School of Mines Golden Colorado 19,243 490,823 108,303 471,967
Connecticut Agricultural College Storrs Connecticut 35,000 443,984 108,295 2,053,130 613,500 135,000
University of Delaware Newark Delaware 32,297 543,190 310,685 1,403,342 362,500 535,249
Gallaudet College Washington DC District of Columbia 7,000 1,000,000 14,000
University of Florida Gainesville Florida 50,487 2,110,000 900,000 1,210,000 296,825 185,800
Florida State College for Women Tallahassee Florida 22,500 280,000 991,400 1,715,150 800,000
University of Georgia Athens Georgia 60,500 543,083 998,000 2,038,050 333,000 327,202
Georgia School of Technology Atlanta Georgia 21,500 559,000 297,800 892,300 240,000 200,000
Medical College of Georgia Atlanta Georgia 6,000 46,642 100,000 25,000
North Georgia Agricultural College Dahlonega Georgia 5,000 16,749 4,800 99,350 35,000
Georgia State College for Women Milledgeville Georgia 14,000 140,000 120,000 1,000,000 525,000
University of Hawaii Honolulu Hawaii 38,447 325,622 827,247 536,346 43,315 5,500
University of Idaho Moscow Idaho 90,000 591,000 128,000 1,192,600 250,000 1,868,114
Idaho Technical Institute Pocatello Idaho 9,067 190,000 120,000 500,000 160,000
University of Illinois Urbana Illinois 687,345 5,249,096 1,445,424 12,426,924 584,196 1,032,662
Indiana University Bloomington Indiana 183,325 1,162,283 543,986 4,448,792 567,299 1,413,779
Purdue University Lafayette Indiana 84,200 1,367,363 463,831 3,165,267 340,000 In addition to productive funds report, there are bonds and securities to the amount of $120,786.
Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts Ames Iowa 133,064 2,808,737 723,218 5,349,039 644,025 694,982
State University of Iowa Iowa City Iowa 293,725 2,841,207 2,215,240 5,434,489 613,196 286,313
University of Kansas Lawrence Kansas 175,687 2,337,433 483,000 3,140,390 175,000 220,036
Kansas State Agricultural College Manhattan Kansas 84,327 1,437,928 687,322 2,390,000 95,500 505,509
University of Kentucky Lexington Kentucky 71,068 586,641 321,876 1,573,721 270,000 184,075
University of Louisville Louisville Kentucky 26,234 216,299 604,458 268,474 Value of buildings included with value of grounds
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Baton Rouge Louisiana 61,461 675,294 575,000 4,900,000 470,000 318,863
Southwestern Louisiana Institute Lafayette Louisiana 12,500 84,200 100,000 485,000 120,000
University of Maine Orono Maine 70,602 417,685 26,247 961,216 163,487 650,508
United States Naval Academy Annapolis Maryland 64,000 1,000,000 2,000,000 26,000,000 1,500,000
University of Maryland College Park Maryland 43,791 783,299 298,900 1,735,801 240,500 117,644
Massachusetts Agricultural College Amherst Massachusetts 75,066 859,016 201,892 1,545,788 193,808 240,667
Lowell Textile School Lowell Massachusetts 1,556 352,500 109,639 330,850
University of Michigan Ann Arbor Michigan 619,508 7,436,296 3,542,610 16,639,526 2,755,971 2,687,770
College of the City of Detroit Detroit Michigan 17,000 200,000 1,500,000 1,500,000
Detroit College of Medicine and Surgery Detroit Michigan 20,000 50,000 150,000 600,000
Michigan State College of Agriculture and Applied Science East Lansing Michigan 51,760 1,417,773 389,758 3,040,500 161,000 1,010,495
Michigan College of Mines Houghton Michigan 32,991 417,059 104,025 624,968
University of Minnesota Minneapolis Minnesota 472,000 4,737,120 6,493,455 12,621,115 773,518 7,415,911
Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College Agricultural College Mississippi 48,726 942,741 157,520 1,616,344 321,135 239,788
Mississippi State College for Women Columbus Mississippi 20,300 179,450 150,000 1,209,500 596,000 156,489
University of Mississippi University Mississippi 45,000 483,000 156,500 1,091,000 325,000 710,153
University of Missouri Columbia Missouri 314,868 2,539,585 887,193 4,994,088 34,000 1,689,448
Montana State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts Bozeman Montana 30,659 367,573 205,306 1,539,901 65,000 774,567
Montana State School of Mines Butte Montana 10,000 77,624 193,942 474,578 536,980
State University of Montana Missoula Montana 98,900 285,000 250,000 1,532,258 361,301 529,982 Value of libraries, scientific apparatus, machinery, and furniture from 1924
University of Nebraska Lincoln Nebraska 201,590 1,726,172 2,348,446 4,782,246 19,165 937,800
University of Nevada Reno Nevada 44,725 298,951 110,000 653,406 172,516 358,439
University of New Hampshire Durham New Hampshire 54,876 404,000 170,000 2,100,000 935,000 1,030,000
Rutgers University New Brunswick New Jersey 157,524 1,282,497 1,614,116 3,633,092 802,817 2,093,434
State University of New Mexico Albuquerque New Mexico 37,000 237,956 185,000 365,000 38,500 400,000
New Mexico Military Institute Roswell New Mexico 3,845 45,200 50,000 739,310 300,000
New Mexico School of Mines Socorro New Mexico 1,550 71,500 16,000 155,825 30,000 330,000
New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts State College New Mexico 22,622 260,000 45,000 320,000 50,000 517,630
College of the City of New York New York New York 85,000 865,618 3,399,119 4,235,000 94,465
Hunter College of the City of New York New York New York 35,608 300,000 3,000,000 100,000
New York State College of Forestry Syracuse New York 6,500 200,000 50,000 275,000 10,000
United State Military Academy West Point New York 108,000 500,000 5,125,330 18,746,905
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill North Carolina 167,000 1,235,562 327,549 4,388,128 1,398,055 1,455,569
North Carolina College for Women Greensboro North Carolina 33,231 547,166 836,999 4,162,000 1,816,099
North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering Raleigh North Carolina 17,231 764,781 165,014 2,873,916 1,048,277 125,000
North Dakota Agricultural College State College North Dakota 40,248 574,413 143,710 1,152,505 197,091 1,415,512
University of North Dakota University North Dakota 90,000 677,988 153,436 1,313,491 1,694,203
North Dakota State School of Science Wahpeton North Dakota 5,000 83,978 10,000 297,435 99,553 451,110
University of Akron Akron Ohio 23,000 174,309 336,000 450,000 69,521
Ohio University Athens Ohio 48,880 616,072 2,194,785 72,273 Value of buildings included in preceding columns
University of Cincinnati Cincinnati Ohio 118,000 1,054,753 778,348 2,755,682 272,320 5,680,252
Ohio State University Columbus Ohio 276,161 2,632,465 3,241,826 8,236,143 264,103 1,120,212
Miami University Oxford Ohio 85,000 422,500 276,000 2,483,000 1,043,000 106,500
University of the City of Toledo Toledo Ohio 18,000 50,000 300,000 450,000 11,000
Oklahoma College for Women Chickasha Oklahoma 12,500 17,485 48,007 844,996 350,000
Oklahoma Military Academy Claremore Oklahoma 1,800 11,761 2,537 189,820 90,000
Northeastern Oklahoma Junior College Miami Oklahoma 3,000 10,000 5,000 100,000
University of Oklahoma Norman Oklahoma 75,000 871,140 109,882 2,408,602 214,795 3,200,000
Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College Stillwater Oklahoma 37,204 786,345 130,702 1,688,570 387,000 1,399,287
Oregon State Agricultural College Corvallis Oregon 70,534 979,953 578,945 2,515,933 365,178 203,504
University of Oregon Eugene Oregon 170,140 676,057 438,721 2,316,427 202,443 163,000
Pennsylvania State Forest School Mont Alto Pennsylvania 1,840 29,000 240,000 256,000 94,000
Pennsylvania State College State College Pennsylvania 95,906 1,987,971 186,186 2,780,098 676,834 517,000
University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Puerto Rico 16,300 257,000 55,900 356,350 12,000
University of Rhode Island Kingston Rhode Island 24,600 282,000 18,000 700,000 50,000
College of Charleston Charleston South Carolina 23,469 75,000 150,000 175,000 15,000 322,000
The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina Charleston South Carolina 10,000 140,808 947,700 1,211,500
Clemson Agricultural College Clemson College South Carolina 23,188 463,113 362,329 1,346,958 281,000 254,440
University of South Carolina Columbia South Carolina 86,200 552,020 1,024,254 1,168,950 387,000
Winthrop College Rock Hill South Carolina 28,871 623,476 486,523 1,787,000 600,000
South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts Brookings South Dakota 34,500 564,470 95,480 895,500 231,000 752,785
South Dakota State School of Mines Rapid City South Dakota 10,400 276,956 495,052 329,725 83,669
University of South Dakota Vermillion South Dakota 60,000 305,000 55,000 950,000 230,000
University of Tennessee Knoxville Tennessee 78,556 901,875 1,627,485 2,475,459 261,900 400,000
North Texas Agricultural College Arlington Texas 4,112 85,686 52,299 262,031 38,712
University of Texas Austin Texas 286,707 2,707,286 2,048,955 4,024,134 195,875 16,167,272
Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas College Station Texas 38,000 1,318,726 821,002 3,662,271 533,751 209,000
College of Industrial Arts Denton Texas 22,500 Value of all property, $2,500,000
Texas Technological College Lubbock Texas 2,432 253,790 250,000 1,005,660
John Tarleton Agricultural College Stephenville Texas 5,000 131,020 119,691 414,747 65,000 104,191
Agricultural College of Utah Logan Utah 36,000 220,843 56,100 1,193,700 292,280
University of Utah Salt Lake City Utah 87,800 600,000 1,650,000 75,345
University of Vermont and State Agricultural College Burlington Vermont 118,716 361,205 100,000 1,920,000 303,000 1,314,210 In addition to the productive funds reported, there are funds to the amount of $358,331.
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute Blacksburg Virginia 39,000 698,500 252,700 2,104,620 278,400 344,312
University of Virginia Charlottesville Virginia 150,000 463,247 600,000 2,274,059 96,500 3,672,677
Virginia Military Institute Lexington Virginia 30,000 34,534 161,183 1,124,294 353,636 98,000
Medical College of Virginia Richmond Virginia 6,000 177,413 70,235 832,000
College of William and Mary Williamsburg Virginia 48,000 152,000 100,000 1,118,000 550,000 55,390
State College of Washington Pullman Washington 117,000 571,787 259,077 1,673,603 221,410 2,325,976
University of Washington Seattle Washington 212,361 1,159,911 1,359,740 3,626,408 48,098 4,899,200
Potomac State School Keyser West Virginia 3,500 43,275 100,000 296,500 180,000
New River State School Montgomery West Virginia 14,000 125,000 100,000 250,000 65,000
West Virginia University Morgantown West Virginia 92,151 977,728 1,633,437 4,252,446 200,000 115,000
University of Wisconsin Madison Wisconsin 344,000 3,367,582 1,622,235 8,336,950 500,000 1,164,067
University of Wyoming Laramie Wyoming 61,330 521,800 218,000 2,166,000 200,000 1796071
College City State Bound volumes in libraries Value of libraries, scientific apparatus, machinery, and furniture Value of grounds (including farm) Value of buildings (including residence halls) Value of residence halls (included in previous column) Productive funds Notes

Source: “Table 26.—Publicly controlled universities, colleges, and professional schools—Property,  1925-26,” United States Department of the Interior, Biennial Survey of Education in the United States, 1924 – 1926, Bulletin, 1928, No.25 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1928), 863-864.

Receipts

1924-26 Public Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools – Receipts

Source: “Table 27.—Publicly controlled universities, colleges, and professional schools—Receipts from all sources,  1925-26,” United States Department of the Interior, Biennial Survey of Education in the United States, 1924 – 1926, Bulletin, 1928, No.25 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1928), 865-868.