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Financial benchmarking tool for colleges

A tool to help colleges compare their financial performance with others in the sector.

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College financial benchmarking tool

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College financial benchmarking tool: guidance

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Details

The college financial benchmarking tool helps colleges compare their financial performance with others in the sector.

Users can filter the benchmark population based on certain criteria. The tool provides a number of benchmarking reports, trend analysis and access to the underlying datasets.

This version of the tool includes data submitted in colleges’ 2014 to 2015 and 2015 to 2016 finance records.

Users should refer to the financial reporting requirements set out in the college accounts direction.