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Table 5. Educational institutions, by level and control of institution: Selected years, 1980-81 to 2002-03

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Level and control            |   1980-81|1990-91|1992-93|1993-94|1994-95|1995-96|1996-97|1997-98|1998-99| 1999- |2000-01|2001-02|2002-03
of institution               |          |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |  2000 |       |       |
_____________________________|__________|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______
1                            |        2 |      3|      4|     5 |     6 |     7 |     8 |     9 |    10 |    11 |    12 |    13 |    14
_____________________________|__________|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______
     All institutions .......|      --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |123,504|   --- |125,642|   --- |129,843|   ---
                             |__________|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______
   Elementary and            |          |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |
      secondary schools .....|   106,746|109,228|   --- |111,486|   --- |114,811|   --- |116,910|   --- |119,235|   --- |123,385|   ---
                             |__________|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______
Elementary ..................|    72,659| 74,716|   --- | 75,591|   --- | 77,909|   --- | 79,362|   --- | 80,661|   --- | 82,655|   ---
Secondary ...................|    24,856| 23,602|   --- | 23,256|   --- | 23,530|   --- | 24,169|   --- | 24,903|   --- | 24,884|   ---
Combined ....................|     5,202|  8,847|   --- | 10,678|   --- | 11,205|   --- | 11,412|   --- | 12,197|   --- | 14,430|   ---
Other\1\ ....................|     4,029|  2,063|   --- |  1,962|   --- |  2,167|   --- |  1,967|   --- |  1,474|   --- |  1,416|   ---
                             |          |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |
Public schools ..............|    85,982| 84,538| 84,497| 85,393| 86,221| 87,125| 88,223| 89,508| 90,874| 92,012| 93,273| 94,112| 95,615
  Elementary ................|    59,326| 59,015| 59,676| 60,052| 60,808| 61,165| 61,805| 62,739| 63,462| 64,131| 64,601| 65,228| 65,718
  Secondary .................|    22,619| 21,135| 20,671| 20,705| 20,904| 20,997| 21,307| 21,682| 22,076| 22,365| 21,994| 22,180| 22,599
  Combined ..................|     1,743|  2,325|  2,549|  2,674|  2,764|  2,796|  2,980|  3,120|  3,721|  4,042|  5,096|  5,288|  5,552
  Other\1\ ..................|     2,294|  2,063|  1,601|  1,962|  1,745|  2,167|  2,131|  1,967|  1,615|  1,474|  1,582|  1,416|  1,746
                             |          |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |
Private schools .............|    20,764| 24,690|   --- | 26,093|   --- | 27,686|   --- | 27,402|   --- | 27,223|   --- | 29,273|   ---
  Elementary ................|    13,333| 15,701|   --- | 15,539|   --- | 16,744|   --- | 16,623|   --- | 16,530|   --- | 17,427|   ---
  Secondary .................|     2,237|  2,467|   --- |  2,551|   --- |  2,533|   --- |  2,487|   --- |  2,538|   --- |  2,704|   ---
  Combined ..................|     3,459|  6,522|   --- |  8,004|   --- |  8,409|   --- |  8,292|   --- |  8,155|   --- |  9,142|   ---
  Other\1\ ..................|     1,735| (\2\) |   --- | (\2\) |   --- | (\2\) |   --- | (\2\) |   --- | (\2\) |   --- | (\2\) |   ---
                             |          |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |
                             |==========|=======|=======|=======|=======|=======|=======|=======|=======|=======|=======|=======|=======
   Postsecondary Title IV    |          |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |
      institutions ..........|      --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |  6,669|  6,594|  6,431|  6,407|  6,479|  6,458|  6,354
                             |__________|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______
Public ......................|      --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |  2,069|  2,163|  2,090|  2,078|  2,084|  2,099|  2,051
Private .....................|      --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |  4,600|  4,431|  4,341|  4,329|  4,395|  4,359|  4,303
  Not-for-profit ............|      --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |  2,027|  2,007|  1,986|  1,936|  1,950|  1,941|  1,921
  For-profit ................|      --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |  2,573|  2,424|  2,355|  2,393|  2,445|  2,418|  2,382
                             |          |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |
Title IV non-degree-         |          |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |
   granting institutions ....|      --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |  2,660|  2,530|  2,383|  2,323|  2,297|  2,261|  2,186
  Public ....................|      --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |    367|    456|    409|    396|    386|    386|    339
  Private ...................|      --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |  2,293|  2,074|  1,974|  1,927|  1,911|  1,875|  1,847
    Not-for-profit ..........|      --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |    334|    300|    291|    255|    255|    265|    256
    For-profit ..............|      --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |   --- |  1,959|  1,774|  1,683|  1,672|  1,656|  1,610|  1,591
                             |          |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |
Title IV degree-granting     |          |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |
   institutions\3\ ..........|     3,231|  3,559|  3,638|  3,632|  3,688|  3,706|  4,009|  4,064|  4,048|  4,084|  4,182|  4,197|  4,168
  2-year colleges ...........|     1,274|  1,418|  1,469|  1,442|  1,473|  1,462|  1,742|  1,755|  1,713|  1,721|  1,732|  1,710|  1,702
    Public ..................|       945|    972|  1,024|  1,021|  1,036|  1,047|  1,088|  1,092|  1,069|  1,068|  1,076|  1,085|  1,081
    Private .................|       329|    446|    445|    421|    437|    415|    654|    663|    644|    653|    656|    625|    621
      Not-for-profit ........|       182|    167|    179|    181|    192|    187|    184|    179|    164|    150|    144|    135|    127
      For-profit ............|       147|    279|    266|    240|    245|    228|    470|    484|    480|    503|    512|    490|    494
                             |          |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |       |
  4-year colleges ...........|     1,957|  2,141|  2,169|  2,190|  2,215|  2,244|  2,267|  2,309|  2,335|  2,363|  2,450|  2,487|  2,466
    Public ..................|       552|    595|    600|    604|    605|    608|    614|    615|    612|    614|    622|    628|    631
    Private .................|     1,405|  1,546|  1,569|  1,586|  1,610|  1,636|  1,653|  1,694|  1,723|  1,749|  1,828|  1,859|  1,835
      Not-for-profit ........|     1,387|  1,482|  1,493|  1,506|  1,510|  1,519|  1,509|  1,528|  1,531|  1,531|  1,551|  1,541|  1,538
      For-profit ............|        18|     64|     76|     80|    100|    117|    144|    166|    192|    218|    277|    318|    297
_____________________________|__________|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______|_______

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\1\Includes special education, alternative, and other schools not classified by grade span. Because of changes in survey definitions, figures for "other" schools are not comparable from year to year.
\2\Included in other private school categories.
\3\Includes those colleges designated as institutions of higher education by the Higher Education General Information Survey system, even if all their programs are less than 2 years. Includes branch campuses. Beginning in 1980, total includes some schools accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology. Beginning in 1996-97, data are for degree-granting institutions. Degree-granting institutions include those institutions that award degrees at the associate's level or higher and were eligible to participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, The NCES Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 1989-90 through 2002-03; Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 1980-81 through 2001-02; Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Institutional Characteristics of Colleges and Universities" survey, 1980-81; and 1990-91 through 2002-03 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Institutional Characteristics Survey" (IPEDS-IC:90-99), and Fall 2001 and Fall 2002. (This table was prepared March 2005.)

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