Efficiency Analysis of Private Higher Education in Indonesia Using DEA Approach


  • Kamaruddin Kamaruddin Universitas Islam Kebangsaan Indonesia
  • Husna Sarwani Principal of SDN 11 Jeunib, Aceh – Indonesia
  • Sahmiar Pulungan universitas Islam Negeri Sumatera Utara
  • A Azhari Universitas Islam Kebangsaan Indonesia




Efficiency, private higher education, data envelopment analysis


This study measures the relative efficiency level of private higher education in Indonesia between 2017 and 2018. The data was analyzed using the Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) with the Constant Return to Scale  and Variable Return to Scale methods. The input and output variables consisted of the number of lecturers, study programs, and enrolled students graduates, and new entrants, respectively. According to the results, private higher education in Indonesia is not fully efficient. Therefore, future research needs to compare state and private higher education efficiency levels.


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How to Cite

Kamaruddin, K., Sarwani, H., Pulungan, S., & Azhari, A. (2020). Efficiency Analysis of Private Higher Education in Indonesia Using DEA Approach. International Journal of Management Excellence (ISSN: 2292-1648), 16(2), 2343–2347. https://doi.org/10.17722/ijme.v16i2.1239