|Figure 11-1: Actual and projected postbaccalaureate enrollment in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by sex: Fall 1976-2021|
NOTE: Postbaccalaureate enrollment is the number of students with a bachelor's degree who are enrolled in master's or doctoral programs, including those formerly classified as first-professional programs. Projections are based on reported data through 2010. The most recent year of actual data is 2010, and 2021 is the last year for which projected data are available. For more information on projections, see NCES 2012-044. For more information on the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), see Appendix B – Guide to Sources.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Fall Enrollment in Colleges and Universities" surveys, 1970 through 1985; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:90-99); IPEDS Spring 2001 through Spring 2011, Enrollment component; and Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model, 1980–2010.