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Table 241. Total postbaccalaureate fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by attendance status, sex of student, and control of institution: 1967 through 2011
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
1967 896,065 448,238 447,827 630,701 265,364 354,628 276,073 93,610 171,754 351,947 278,754 170,676 94,688
1968 1,037,377 469,747 567,630 696,649 340,728 358,686 337,963 111,061 229,667 410,609 286,040 238,048 102,680
1969 1,120,175 506,833 613,342 738,673 381,502 383,630 355,043 123,203 258,299 457,126 281,547 281,425 100,077
                           
1970 1,212,243 536,226 676,017 793,940 418,303 407,724 386,216 128,502 289,801 496,757 297,183 311,122 107,181
1971 1,204,390 564,236 640,154 789,131 415,259 428,167 360,964 136,069 279,190 513,570 275,561 305,604 109,655
1972 1,272,421 583,299 689,122 810,164 462,257 436,533 373,631 146,766 315,491 506,950 303,214 341,081 121,176
1973 1,342,452 610,935 731,517 833,453 508,999 444,219 389,234 166,716 342,283 523,274 310,179 373,830 135,169
1974 1,425,001 643,927 781,074 856,847 568,154 454,706 402,141 189,221 378,933 538,573 318,274 418,197 149,957
                           
1975 1,505,404 672,938 832,466 891,992 613,412 467,425 424,567 205,513 407,899 560,041 331,951 448,435 164,977
1976 1,577,546 683,825 893,721 904,551 672,995 459,286 445,265 224,539 448,456 555,912 348,639 477,203 195,792
1977 1,569,084 698,902 870,182 891,819 677,265 462,038 429,781 236,864 440,401 535,748 356,071 468,265 209,000
1978 1,575,693 704,831 870,862 879,931 695,762 458,865 421,066 245,966 449,796 519,150 360,781 479,458 216,304
1979 1,571,922 714,624 857,298 862,754 709,168 456,197 406,557 258,427 450,741 503,949 358,805 486,042 223,126
                           
1980 1,621,840 736,214 885,626 874,197 747,643 462,387 411,810 273,827 473,816 507,587 366,610 507,852 239,791
1981 1,617,150 732,182 884,968 866,785 750,365 452,364 414,421 279,818 470,547 496,825 369,960 501,844 248,521
1982 1,600,718 736,813 863,905 860,890 739,828 453,519 407,371 283,294 456,534 493,122 367,768 489,892 249,936
1983 1,618,666 747,016 871,650 865,425 753,241 455,540 409,885 291,476 461,765 493,356 372,069 492,260 260,981
1984 1,623,869 750,735 873,134 856,761 767,108 452,579 404,182 298,156 468,952 484,963 371,798 498,916 268,192
                           
1985 1,650,381 755,629 894,752 856,370 794,011 451,274 405,096 304,355 489,656 484,940 371,430 517,208 276,803
1986 1,705,536 767,477 938,059 867,010 838,526 452,717 414,293 314,760 523,766 503,107 363,903 550,070 288,456
1987 1,720,407 768,536 951,871 863,599 856,808 447,212 416,387 321,324 535,484 497,117 366,482 557,548 299,260
1988 1,738,789 794,340 944,449 864,252 874,537 455,337 408,915 339,003 535,534 495,461 368,791 562,781 311,756
1989 1,796,029 820,254 975,775 879,025 917,004 461,596 417,429 358,658 558,346 504,528 374,497 585,693 331,311
                           
1990 1,859,531 844,955 1,014,576 904,150 955,381 471,217 432,933 373,738 581,643 522,136 382,014 612,985 342,396
1991 1,919,666 893,917 1,025,749 930,841 988,825 493,849 436,992 400,068 588,757 535,422 395,419 626,184 362,641
1992 1,949,659 917,676 1,031,983 941,053 1,008,606 502,166 438,887 415,510 593,096 537,471 403,582 630,799 377,807
1993 1,980,844 948,136 1,032,708 943,768 1,037,076 508,574 435,194 439,562 597,514 537,245 406,523 640,056 397,020
1994 2,016,182 969,070 1,047,112 949,785 1,066,397 513,592 436,193 455,478 610,919 535,759 414,026 652,793 413,604
                           
1995 2,030,062 983,534 1,046,528 941,409 1,088,653 510,782 430,627 472,752 615,901 527,605 413,804 661,143 427,510
1996 2,040,572 1,004,114 1,036,458 932,153 1,108,419 512,100 420,053 492,014 616,405 519,702 412,451 665,514 442,905
1997 2,051,747 1,019,464 1,032,283 927,496 1,124,251 510,845 416,651 508,619 615,632 515,823 411,673 672,817 451,434
1998 2,070,030 1,024,627 1,045,403 923,132 1,146,898 505,492 417,640 519,135 627,763 507,763 415,369 679,794 467,104
1999 2,110,246 1,049,591 1,060,655 930,930 1,179,316 508,930 422,000 540,661 638,655 510,779 420,151 690,732 488,584
                           
2000 2,156,896 1,086,674 1,070,222 943,501 1,213,395 522,847 420,654 563,827 649,568 510,309 433,192 703,155 510,240
2001 2,212,377 1,119,862 1,092,515 956,384 1,255,993 531,260 425,124 588,602 667,391 523,597 432,787 723,688 532,305
2002 2,354,634 1,212,107 1,142,527 1,009,726 1,344,908 566,930 442,796 645,177 699,731 551,729 457,997 767,409 577,499
2003 2,431,117 1,280,880 1,150,237 1,032,892 1,398,225 589,190 443,702 691,690 706,535 555,903 476,989 779,692 618,533
2004 2,491,414 1,325,841 1,165,573 1,047,214 1,444,200 598,727 448,487 727,114 717,086 550,236 496,978 779,296 664,904
                           
2005 2,523,511 1,350,581 1,172,930 1,047,054 1,476,457 602,525 444,529 748,056 728,401 543,221 503,833 780,883 695,574
2006 2,574,568 1,386,226 1,188,342 1,061,059 1,513,509 614,709 446,350 771,517 741,992 545,554 515,505 787,153 726,356
2007 2,644,357 1,428,914 1,215,443 1,088,314 1,556,043 632,576 455,738 796,338 759,705 556,727 531,587 796,470 759,573
2008 2,737,076 1,492,813 1,244,263 1,122,272 1,614,804 656,926 465,346 835,887 778,917 568,550 553,722 812,386 802,418
2009 2,862,391 1,579,283 1,283,108 1,174,023 1,688,368 693,917 480,106 885,366 803,002 592,273 581,750 831,776 856,592
                           
2010 2,937,454 1,630,699 1,306,755 1,209,648 1,727,806 719,560 490,088 911,139 816,667 603,406 606,242 835,113 892,693
2011 2,931,076 1,642,389 1,288,687 1,209,524 1,721,552 722,882 486,642 919,507 802,045 600,748 608,776 820,656 900,896
NOTE: Data include unclassified graduate 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.
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 2012, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared September 2012.)
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