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Tables and Graphs for Fiscal Year 2015

The following tables and graphs summarize data from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Part I-A Annual Medical School Financial Questionnaire (AFQ) administered by the AAMC. Fiscal year 2015 is the most recent data covering 134 fully-accredited U.S. medical schools. Like FY2014, the FY2015 Summary Tables display Federal Appropriations combined with State, Local, and Parent University Support. This matches the approach used to create the FY2015 Graphs and also reflects the often times comingled nature of the Government and Parent University Appropriations. Questions about the data or requests for additional comparative data can be directed to Andy Nees, Senior Data Management Specialist, Data Operations and Services at anees@aamc.org or 202-903-0804.


FY2015 Medical School Financing Highlights

  • The data below are for the 134 fully-accredited medical schools in fiscal year 2015: 80 public schools and 54 private schools.

  • Total revenues supporting the 134 medical schools were $113 billion in fiscal year 2015, which represents an increase of 7.6% from fiscal year 2014.

  • Of the $113 billion in total medical school revenue, $67 billion (59.2%) was "recorded" on the books of the medical schools, while $46 billion (40.8%) was "not-recorded" (received or borne by an entity other than the medical school such as an affiliated hospital or practice plan).


Summary Tables

I. Revenue of U.S. Medical Schools by Source, Fiscal Year 2015

  • Table 1: Revenues Supporting Programs and Activities at Fully-Accredited U.S. Medical Schools, FY2015
  • Table 2: Revenues Supporting Programs and Activities at Fully-Accredited U.S. Medical Schools, Public vs. Private, FY2015
  • Table 3: Percent Change in All Revenues at Fully-Accredited U.S. Medical Schools FY2014 vs. FY2015
  • Table 4: Percent Change in All Revenues at Fully-Accredited Public U.S. Medical Schools FY2014 vs. FY2015
  • Table 5: Percent Change in All Revenues at Fully-Accredited Private U.S. Medical Schools FY2014 vs. FY2015
  • Table 6: Revenues Supporting Programs and Activities at Fully-Accredited U.S. Medical Schools FY2013–FY2015
  • Table 7: Revenues Supporting Programs and Activities at Fully-Accredited Public U.S. Medical Schools FY2013–FY2015
  • Table 8: Revenues Supporting Programs and Activities at Fully-Accredited Private U.S. Medical Schools FY2013–FY2015

Graphs

I. Revenue of U.S. Medical Schools by Source, Fiscal Year 2015

  • Figure 1: Total and Recorded Revenues Supporting Programs and Activities at All 134 Fully-Accredited U.S. Medical Schools, FY2015
  • Figure 2: Total Revenues Supporting Programs and Activities at All 134 Fully-Accredited U.S. Medical Schools, Public vs. Private, FY2015

II. Percent Change in Revenue, FY2014 to FY2015

  • Figure 3: Percent Change in Revenue by Source, FY2014 to FY2015 - All Fully-Accredited U.S. Medical Schools
  • Figure 4: Percent of All Fully-Accredited Medical Schools Reporting Revenue Decrease, FY2014 to FY2015, Constant Dollars

III. Ten-Year Trends, FY2006 to FY2015

  • Figure 5: Ten-Year Trends of Average Total Revenue - Public Schools vs. Private Schools
  • Figure 6: Ten-Year Trends of Average Practice Plan Revenue - Public Schools vs. Private Schools
  • Figure 7: Ten-Year Trends of Average Federal Research Grants and Contracts Revenue - Public Schools vs. Private Schools

IV. Revenue by Source, FY1977 through FY2015

  • Figure 8: Revenue by Source for Medical Schools with Full Accreditation, FY1977 through FY2015
  • Figure 9: Revenue by Source as a Percentage of Total Revenue for Medical Schools with Full Accreditation, FY1977 through FY2015

Contact Data Operations and Services

Questions about the data or requests for additional comparative data can be directed to:

Andy Nees
Senior Data Management Specialist
Telephone: 202-903-0804
Email: anees@aamc.org