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The Condition of Education 2014

Participation In Education

Undergraduate Enrollment

Total undergraduate enrollment in degree-granting postsecondary institutions was 17.7 million in fall 2012, an increase of 48 percent from 1990 when total undergraduate enrollment was 12.0 million students. By 2023, undergraduate enrollment is projected to increase to 20.2 million.

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Actual and projected undergraduate enrollment in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by sex: Fall 1990–2023

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).