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Fee and Economic Indicator Table

The table shows a comparison of the change in resident undergraduate fees charged at California's public colleges and universities to the change in several economic indicators.

  5-Year
2005-06 to 2010-11
10-Year
2000-01 to 2010-11
20-Year
1990-91 to 2010-11
University of California Systemwide Fees 67.8% 200.5% 415.6%
University of California Total Fees 65.8% 184.5% 411.6%
California State University Systemwide Fees 72.0% 203.6% 455.8%
California State University Total Fees 67.0% 187.4% 474.5%
California Community Colleges Systemwide Fees 0.0% 136.4% 680.0%
Gross Domestic Product 9.9% 24.6% 52.0%
United States Consumer Price Index 11.7% 26.9% 66.0%
California Consumer Price Index 12.8% 30.7% 68.9%
California Personal Income 15.1% 40.7% 149.3%
The data for this table is from Fiscal Profiles
Appendix A for Displays 38-41 and Displays 68-70.

Definitions
Systemwide Student Fees Systemwide Student Fees are paid by full-time undergraduate students enrolled for two semesters or three quarters and includes the "Educational" and "University Registration" fees for UC and the "Student Services" and "State University" fees for CSU.
Total Student Fees Total Fees include all mandatory systemwide and campus-based charges (health, student union, etc.) for full-time students.
Gross Domestic Product The total market value of all the goods and services produced within the borders of a nation during a specified period.
US Consumer Price Index The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics "Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers," or U.S. CPI, is a measure of the average change in prices over time in a fixed market basket of goods and services purchased by U.S. residents. According to the Bureau, the items included in the pricing survey are: food, clothing, shelter, transportation costs, medical and dental care charges, and other goods that people buy for day-to-day living. All of the taxes directly associated with the purchase and use of items are included in the index.
CA Consumer Price Index The California Consumer Price Index is calculated by the State's Department of Finance, in consultation with the California Department of Industrial Relations, and is conceptually based upon the U.S. CPI.
CA Personal Income California Per-capita personal income is derived by dividing the State’s total personal income (TPI) by its population. TPI is the sum of all of the money earned by all of the residents of the State in a given year.

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