Fee Schedule and Payment Options
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The prices below are effective during the 2014-2015 Delaware Cost Study cycle:

We recommend participating institutions only opt to pay the $1,000 participation fee before October 31, 2014. Effective November 1, 2014, the participation fee will be $1,250. Late payment submissions, after January 30, 2015, will be $1,500. After the results are released in Summer 2015, you can decide if you will require the Excel Macro, or additional peer analyses.


Participation in the 2014-2015 Delaware Study (Through October 31, 2014):
Examines Fall 2013, Fiscal Year 2013-2014 data.


Refined Means Macro:
For participants who wish to complete unlimited peer analyses. (This is a one-time purchase, and can be used for any year's results to which you have access. If you are unsure if your institution has purchased the Macro already, please contact Pat Kelly)


Customized Peer Analysis:
Participants are allowed up to five Peer Analysis requests at no charge;
Fee applies to each Peer Analysis request thereafter. We will notify you upon your sixth request that the fee will apply.


Non-Participant Data Results Access:
Non-participating institutions may purchase the most recent Delaware Study results
(i.e. 2013 Delaware Study results, examining fall 2012 and FY 2012-13 data) with the understanding that any future access to results must be as a participant.)

Customized Solutions:

Participants and Non-particpants may request specialized custom analyses through the Higher Education Consortia. To learn more about this service and prices, contact the Program Manager by clicking here.


Participation in the Delaware Study (and non-participant data access) is only available to four-year institutions of higher education. A companion study is available for two-year institutions, and more information can be found at the National Community College Cost & Productivity Project.

Refund Policy: The deadline for submission of data for the 2014 Delaware Cost Study is January 30, 2015. If you decide you are unable to participate after making payment, you must notify us no later than January 30, 2015 to request a refund. No refunds will be issued after this date.

Important note: Please be advised that only participating institutions are given access to the results. These data are solely intended for internal planning and budgeting purposes to facilitate unit and institutional improvement and are not intended for external presentation or publication.  Prior approval of the Higher Education Consortia is required for presenting or publishing any Delaware Cost Study data to an external audience.  An external audience is any individual that is not a trustee or employee of your institution. 

Online Payment Option

Click Here to pay with a credit card or request an invoice to pay by check. The online form allows you to pay by credit card, or select "Invoice Me" to request an invoice for mailing your check.

  • UD Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
    325 Hullihen Hall  •   Newark, DE 19716  •   USA
    Phone: 302-831-2021  •   E-mail: irp-cost@udel.edu  •  © 2014