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Higher education administrative costs continuing the study by Thomas D. Snyder

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Published by Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Dept. of Education, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Education, Higher -- United States -- Costs

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StatementThomas P. Snyder and Eva C. Galambos.
ContributionsGalambos, Eva C., United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17699144M

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