U.S. Not-For-Profit Private Universities' Fiscal 2013 Median Ratios: Despite An Improved Investment Environment, Budget Pressures Continue - S&P Credit Research

U.S. Not-For-Profit Private Universities' Fiscal 2013 Median Ratios: Despite An Improved Investment Environment, Budget Pressures Continue

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Although U.S. private colleges and universities continue to face multiple challenges, Standard&Poor's Ratings Services' fiscal 2013 demand and financial medians for this sector have remained stable relative to the previous year. Increased endowment market values due to strong market returns were the primary improvement that strengthened university financial resources. At the same time, our net operating income margin medians have compressed in every category. We believe that this margin compression reflects affordability concerns combined with increased competition for students. Although the higher education sector has been stable for the past 10 years, current economic conditions and the slow recovery from the Great Recession will continue to pressure the sector as a whole, and our lower rated universities in

  
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RESEARCH Ratings Definitions PDF U.S. Not-For-Profit Private Universities' Fiscal 2013 Median Ratios: Despite An Improved Investment Environment, Budget Pressures Continue Publication date: 08-Jul-2014 Primary Credit Analyst: Carolyn...

  
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S&P Credit Research. "U.S. Not-For-Profit Private Universities' Fiscal 2013 Median Ratios: Despite An Improved Investment Environment, Budget Pressures Continue" Jul 08, 2014. Alacra Store. Oct 30, 2014. <http://www.alacrastore.com/s-and-p-credit-research/U-S-Not-For-Profit-Private-Universities-Fiscal-2013-Median-Ratios-Despite-An-Improved-Investment-Environment-Budget-Pressures-Continue-1346633>
  
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S&P Credit Research. (). U.S. Not-For-Profit Private Universities' Fiscal 2013 Median Ratios: Despite An Improved Investment Environment, Budget Pressures Continue Jul 08, 2014. New York, NY: Alacra Store. Retrieved Oct 30, 2014 from <http://www.alacrastore.com/s-and-p-credit-research/U-S-Not-For-Profit-Private-Universities-Fiscal-2013-Median-Ratios-Despite-An-Improved-Investment-Environment-Budget-Pressures-Continue-1346633>
  
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