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Table 214. Total undergraduate fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by attendance status, sex of student, and control of institution: 1967 through 2010
Year Total Full-time Part-time Males Females Males Females Males Females
Full-time Part-time Full-time Part-time Public Private Public Private
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
19671 6,015,683 4,344,890 1,670,793 3,502,099 2,513,584 2,569,411 932,688 1,775,479 738,105 2,491,831 1,010,268 1,801,574 712,010
1968 6,475,714 4,740,408 1,735,306 3,781,000 2,694,714 2,810,135 970,865 1,930,273 764,441 2,787,269 993,731 1,994,726 699,988
1969 6,884,485 4,992,050 1,892,435 4,007,528 2,876,957 2,952,197 1,055,331 2,039,853 837,104 2,996,025 1,011,503 2,162,292 714,665
                           
1970 7,368,644 5,280,064 2,088,580 4,249,702 3,118,942 3,096,371 1,153,331 2,183,693 935,249 3,236,128 1,013,574 2,384,127 734,815
1971 7,744,254 5,512,996 2,231,258 4,417,873 3,326,381 3,201,118 1,216,755 2,311,878 1,014,503 3,427,012 990,861 2,580,781 745,600
1972 7,942,439 5,489,090 2,453,349 4,428,593 3,513,846 3,120,817 1,307,776 2,368,273 1,145,573 3,465,701 962,892 2,756,903 756,943
1973 8,259,671 5,578,558 2,681,113 4,537,599 3,722,072 3,134,418 1,403,181 2,444,140 1,277,932 3,579,696 957,903 2,942,716 779,356
1974 8,798,728 5,726,346 3,072,382 4,765,582 4,033,146 3,191,770 1,573,812 2,534,576 1,498,570 3,800,052 965,530 3,231,678 801,468
                           
1975 9,679,455 6,168,396 3,511,059 5,257,005 4,422,450 3,459,328 1,797,677 2,709,068 1,713,382 4,244,632 1,012,373 3,581,400 841,050
1976 9,434,591 6,033,233 3,401,358 4,906,277 4,528,314 3,244,339 1,661,938 2,788,894 1,739,420 3,950,985 955,292 3,669,377 858,937
1977 9,716,703 6,094,023 3,622,680 4,897,197 4,819,506 3,188,262 1,708,935 2,905,761 1,913,745 3,937,407 959,790 3,905,573 913,933
1978 9,684,399 5,962,826 3,721,573 4,761,067 4,923,332 3,068,641 1,692,426 2,894,185 2,029,147 3,812,299 948,768 3,974,986 948,346
1979 9,997,977 6,079,415 3,918,562 4,820,123 5,177,854 3,086,696 1,733,427 2,992,719 2,185,135 3,865,030 955,093 4,181,801 996,053
                           
1980 10,475,055 6,361,744 4,113,311 5,000,177 5,474,878 3,226,857 1,773,320 3,134,887 2,339,991 4,015,000 985,177 4,426,955 1,047,923
1981 10,754,522 6,449,068 4,305,454 5,108,271 5,646,251 3,260,473 1,847,798 3,188,595 2,457,656 4,089,975 1,018,296 4,558,388 1,087,863
1982 10,825,062 6,483,805 4,341,257 5,170,494 5,654,568 3,299,436 1,871,058 3,184,369 2,470,199 4,139,766 1,030,728 4,573,307 1,081,261
1983 10,845,995 6,514,034 4,331,961 5,158,300 5,687,695 3,304,247 1,854,053 3,209,787 2,477,908 4,116,682 1,041,618 4,580,436 1,107,259
1984 10,618,071 6,347,653 4,270,418 5,006,813 5,611,258 3,194,930 1,811,883 3,152,723 2,458,535 3,989,549 1,017,264 4,503,942 1,107,316
                           
1985 10,596,674 6,319,592 4,277,082 4,962,080 5,634,594 3,156,446 1,805,634 3,163,146 2,471,448 3,952,548 1,009,532 4,524,577 1,110,017
1986 10,797,975 6,352,073 4,445,902 5,017,505 5,780,470 3,146,330 1,871,175 3,205,743 2,574,727 4,002,471 1,015,034 4,658,245 1,122,225
1987 11,046,235 6,462,549 4,583,686 5,068,457 5,977,778 3,163,676 1,904,781 3,298,873 2,678,905 4,076,349 992,108 4,842,240 1,135,538
1988 11,316,548 6,642,428 4,674,120 5,137,644 6,178,904 3,206,442 1,931,202 3,435,986 2,742,918 4,113,497 1,024,147 4,989,649 1,189,255
1989 11,742,531 6,840,696 4,901,835 5,310,990 6,431,541 3,278,647 2,032,343 3,562,049 2,869,492 4,271,822 1,039,168 5,215,920 1,215,621
                           
1990 11,959,106 6,976,030 4,983,076 5,379,759 6,579,347 3,336,535 2,043,224 3,639,495 2,939,852 4,352,875 1,026,884 5,356,721 1,222,626
1991 12,439,287 7,221,412 5,217,875 5,571,003 6,868,284 3,435,526 2,135,477 3,785,886 3,082,398 4,530,934 1,040,069 5,617,023 1,251,261
1992 12,537,700 7,244,442 5,293,258 5,582,936 6,954,764 3,424,739 2,158,197 3,819,703 3,135,061 4,536,925 1,046,011 5,679,372 1,275,392
1993 12,323,959 7,179,482 5,144,477 5,483,682 6,840,277 3,381,997 2,101,685 3,797,485 3,042,792 4,447,266 1,036,416 5,564,521 1,275,756
1994 12,262,608 7,168,706 5,093,902 5,422,113 6,840,495 3,341,591 2,080,522 3,827,115 3,013,380 4,394,309 1,027,804 5,550,819 1,289,676
                           
1995 12,231,719 7,145,268 5,086,451 5,401,130 6,830,589 3,296,610 2,104,520 3,848,658 2,981,931 4,380,030 1,021,100 5,523,596 1,306,993
1996 12,326,948 7,298,839 5,028,109 5,420,672 6,906,276 3,339,108 2,081,564 3,959,731 2,946,545 4,382,751 1,037,921 5,552,532 1,353,744
1997 12,450,587 7,418,598 5,031,989 5,468,532 6,982,055 3,379,597 2,088,935 4,039,001 2,943,054 4,408,364 1,060,168 5,599,115 1,382,940
1998 12,436,937 7,538,711 4,898,226 5,446,133 6,990,804 3,428,161 2,017,972 4,110,550 2,880,254 4,360,935 1,085,198 5,589,277 1,401,527
1999 12,739,445 7,753,548 4,985,897 5,584,234 7,155,211 3,524,586 2,059,648 4,228,962 2,926,249 4,458,484 1,125,750 5,715,744 1,439,467
                           
2000 13,155,393 7,922,926 5,232,467 5,778,268 7,377,125 3,588,246 2,190,022 4,334,680 3,042,445 4,622,098 1,156,170 5,917,224 1,459,901
2001 13,715,610 8,327,640 5,387,970 6,004,431 7,711,179 3,768,630 2,235,801 4,559,010 3,152,169 4,804,014 1,200,417 6,181,857 1,529,322
2002 14,257,077 8,734,252 5,522,825 6,192,390 8,064,687 3,934,168 2,258,222 4,800,084 3,264,603 4,960,291 1,232,099 6,472,564 1,592,123
2003 14,480,364 9,045,253 5,435,111 6,227,372 8,252,992 4,048,682 2,178,690 4,996,571 3,256,421 4,956,392 1,270,980 6,566,711 1,686,281
2004 14,780,630 9,284,336 5,496,294 6,340,048 8,440,582 4,140,628 2,199,420 5,143,708 3,296,874 5,009,240 1,330,808 6,641,340 1,799,242
                           
2005 14,963,964 9,446,430 5,517,534 6,408,871 8,555,093 4,200,863 2,208,008 5,245,567 3,309,526 5,046,002 1,362,869 6,651,728 1,903,365
2006 15,184,302 9,571,079 5,613,223 6,513,756 8,670,546 4,264,606 2,249,150 5,306,473 3,364,073 5,133,850 1,379,906 6,713,576 1,956,970
2007 15,603,771 9,840,978 5,762,793 6,727,600 8,876,171 4,396,868 2,330,732 5,444,110 3,432,061 5,300,572 1,427,028 6,837,011 2,039,160
2008 16,365,738 10,254,930 6,110,808 7,066,623 9,299,115 4,577,431 2,489,192 5,677,499 3,621,616 5,531,965 1,534,658 7,059,252 2,239,863
2009 17,565,320 11,143,499 6,421,821 7,595,481 9,969,839 4,976,727 2,618,754 6,166,772 3,803,067 5,917,296 1,678,185 7,469,297 2,500,542
2010 18,078,672 11,451,568 6,627,104 7,835,163 10,243,509 5,117,497 2,717,666 6,334,071 3,909,438 6,076,131 1,759,032 7,628,159 2,615,350
1 Data for part-time students are for part-time resident students and all extension students (students attending courses at sites separate from the primary reporting campus). In later years, part-time student enrollment was collected as a distinct category.
NOTE: Data include unclassified undergraduate students. Data through 1995 are for institutions of higher education, while later data are for degree-granting institutions. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. The degree-granting classification is very similar to the earlier higher education classification, but it includes more 2-year colleges and excludes a few higher education institutions that did not grant degrees. (See Appendix A: Guide to Sources for details.) Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Fall Enrollment in Colleges and Universities" surveys, 1967 through 1985; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:86-99); and IPEDS Spring 2001 through Spring 2011, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared September 2011.)
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