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Table 241. Fall enrollment of specific racial/ethnic groups in degree-granting institutions, by control and level of institution and percentage of students in the same racial/ethnic group: 2010
Racial/ethnic group and percentage of total enrollment of institution Total, all institu-tions Public institutions Not-for-profit institutions For-profit institutions
Total Research univer- sity, very high1 Research univer- sity, high2 Doctoral/re- search3 Mas- ter's4 Bac- calaur- eate5 Special focus6 2-year Total Research univer- sity, very high1 Research univer- sity, high2 Doctoral/re- search3 Mas- ter's4 Bac- calaur- eate5 Special focus6 2-year Total 4-year 2-year
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
All institutions                                        
Total enrollment 21,016,126 15,142,809 2,071,510 1,533,590 421,511 2,654,459 1,150,190 93,511 7,218,038 3,854,920 513,423 326,797 344,869 1,387,700 893,442 356,029 32,660 2,018,397 1,588,220 430,177
White 12,722,549 9,187,137 1,351,432 996,419 287,138 1,675,995 702,106 57,319 4,116,728 2,539,791 275,669 212,080 205,478 955,831 633,370 239,699 17,664 995,621 805,617 190,004
Black 3,038,751 1,988,622 119,511 176,309 74,009 370,221 165,204 7,392 1,075,976 474,345 30,133 33,863 42,662 185,208 139,819 35,195 7,465 575,784 461,479 114,305
Hispanic 2,741,448 2,157,377 172,565 156,540 25,847 320,575 187,430 6,256 1,288,164 291,486 38,744 21,012 41,511 116,472 51,063 19,741 2,943 292,585 197,311 95,274
Asian 1,218,118 925,483 216,604 81,747 13,742 140,592 41,050 10,954 420,794 231,865 72,179 22,711 27,763 54,695 23,323 29,817 1,377 60,770 47,235 13,535
Pacific Islander 64,046 44,022 4,613 2,868 457 5,115 4,969 116 25,884 9,390 590 570 1,005 3,948 1,902 1,221 154 10,634 8,575 2,059
American Indian/
     Alaska Native
196,374 151,023 12,019 14,025 2,468 23,562 10,997 6,448 81,504 24,928 1,733 1,400 1,531 7,709 5,247 5,424 1,884 20,423 16,406 4,017
Two or more races 325,275 234,872 32,747 25,282 4,816 39,999 18,606 938 112,484 56,513 11,995 4,183 5,178 17,082 13,158 4,709 208 33,890 26,063 7,827
Nonresident alien 709,565 454,273 162,019 80,400 13,034 78,400 19,828 4,088 96,504 226,602 82,380 30,978 19,741 46,755 25,560 20,223 965 28,690 25,534 3,156
                                         
White enrollment,
   by percentage White
                                       
Less than 10.0 percent 33,075 26,932 0 1,371 991 5,560 6,037 215 12,758 2,392 0 113 0 809 847 456 167 3,751 1,679 2,072
10.0 to 24.9 percent 197,008 153,590 8,820 8,397 4,123 14,206 9,705 0 108,339 6,375 0 0 0 3,070 1,305 1,345 655 37,043 23,705 13,338
25.0 to 49.9 percent 1,662,998 1,214,848 103,537 91,692 0 200,876 57,679 10,116 750,948 194,944 68,293 5,346 44,243 41,634 16,979 15,408 3,041 253,206 203,647 49,559
50.0 to 74.9 percent 5,397,606 3,642,167 699,700 452,193 121,717 500,539 282,113 22,458 1,563,447 1,183,773 202,352 137,014 118,071 434,145 178,548 108,382 5,261 571,666 497,104 74,562
75.0 to 89.9 percent 4,585,683 3,491,903 539,375 432,389 151,119 817,105 257,362 24,530 1,270,023 987,134 5,024 69,607 42,336 429,739 353,972 81,511 4,945 106,646 68,488 38,158
90.0 percent or more 846,179 657,697 0 10,377 9,188 137,709 89,210 0 411,213 165,173 0 0 828 46,434 81,719 32,597 3,595 23,309 10,994 12,315
                                         
Black enrollment,
   by percentage Black
                                       
Less than 10.0 percent 576,553 429,675 90,449 43,159 9,904 83,765 21,477 3,071 177,850 130,345 28,598 18,766 9,040 39,663 23,791 10,051 436 16,533 9,441 7,092
10.0 to 24.9 percent 914,804 663,723 20,367 92,289 34,703 100,684 60,399 3,360 351,921 162,226 1,535 1,733 17,488 87,508 39,158 13,463 1,341 88,855 66,188 22,667
25.0 to 49.9 percent 925,303 519,252 8,695 23,430 0 73,281 54,592 551 358,703 84,238 0 0 16,134 43,587 16,176 5,227 3,114 321,813 282,531 39,282
50.0 to 74.9 percent 268,675 161,554 0 0 6,420 13,890 6,135 410 134,699 20,565 0 0 0 5,456 9,459 3,656 1,994 86,556 59,160 27,396
75.0 to 89.9 percent 178,275 111,858 0 9,429 6,676 42,883 17,152 0 35,718 13,396 0 0 0 8,994 3,141 942 319 53,021 38,716 14,305
90.0 percent or more 175,141 102,560 0 8,002 16,306 55,718 5,449 0 17,085 63,575 0 13,364 0 0 48,094 1,856 261 9,006 5,443 3,563
                                         
Hispanic enrollment,
   by percentage Hispanic
                                       
Less than 10.0 percent 573,930 358,066 64,717 41,399 14,143 69,676 28,343 2,932 136,856 144,435 30,384 16,833 8,615 44,920 30,613 12,118 952 71,429 65,845 5,584
10.0 to 24.9 percent 734,164 553,398 91,114 55,683 5,454 69,074 45,243 2,444 284,386 109,534 8,360 4,179 27,077 48,784 14,615 5,550 969 71,232 55,400 15,832
25.0 to 49.9 percent 859,843 742,778 16,734 16,476 0 128,318 41,133 880 539,237 23,931 0 0 5,819 13,313 3,124 711 964 93,134 55,059 38,075
50.0 to 74.9 percent 404,485 353,429 0 25,955 6,250 16,552 45,400 0 259,272 10,020 0 0 0 9,455 242 265 58 41,036 12,981 28,055
75.0 to 89.9 percent 95,390 80,927 0 17,027 0 13,553 0 0 50,347 3,351 0 0 0 0 2,469 882 0 11,112 8,026 3,086
90.0 percent or more 73,636 68,779 0 0 0 23,402 27,311 0 18,066 215 0 0 0 0 0 215 0 4,642 0 4,642
                                         
Asian enrollment, by
   percentage Asian
                                       
Less than 10.0 percent 524,172 382,317 75,300 41,420 11,976 54,268 26,915 1,932 170,506 99,607 6,525 14,392 13,907 38,457 18,763 7,098 465 42,248 34,405 7,843
10.0 to 24.9 percent 472,201 340,177 64,399 40,327 1,766 53,829 11,158 7,674 161,024 117,590 65,654 8,319 10,615 14,299 4,560 13,691 452 14,434 10,132 4,302
25.0 to 49.9 percent 219,334 202,989 76,905 0 0 32,495 2,977 1,348 89,264 13,399 0 0 3,241 1,939 0 8,141 78 2,946 1,876 1,070
50.0 to 74.9 percent 1,972 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,021 0 0 0 0 0 639 382 951 631 320
75.0 to 89.9 percent 376 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 248 0 0 0 0 0 248 0 128 128 0
90.0 percent or more 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 63 0
                                         
Pacific Islander enrollment,
   by percentage Pacific
   Islander
                                       
Less than 10.0 percent 57,734 39,621 4,613 2,868 457 5,115 3,498 116 22,954 7,951 590 570 1,005 3,172 1,503 957 154 10,162 8,103 2,059
10.0 to 24.9 percent 5,942 4,401 0 0 0 0 1,471 0 2,930 1,439 0 0 0 776 399 264 0 102 102 0
25.0 to 49.9 percent 370 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 370 370 0
50.0 to 74.9 percent 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
75.0 to 89.9 percent 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
90.0 percent or more 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                                         
American Indian/Alaska Native
   enrollment, by percentage
   American Indian/Alaska
   Native
                                       
Less than 10.0 percent 151,748 113,978 12,019 12,237 2,468 17,055 8,305 655 61,239 18,965 1,733 1,400 1,531 7,601 4,725 1,794 181 18,805 15,425 3,380
10.0 to 24.9 percent 14,151 12,527 0 1,788 0 2,540 1,689 0 6,510 227 0 0 0 108 75 0 44 1,397 760 637
25.0 to 49.9 percent 11,402 11,004 0 0 0 3,967 1,003 0 6,034 398 0 0 0 0 398 0 0 0 0 0
50.0 to 74.9 percent 1,552 860 0 0 0 0 0 0 860 471 0 0 0 0 49 0 422 221 221 0
75.0 to 89.9 percent 7,865 4,483 0 0 0 0 0 823 3,660 3,382 0 0 0 0 0 2,744 638 0 0 0
90.0 percent or more 9,656 8,171 0 0 0 0 0 4,970 3,201 1,485 0 0 0 0 0 886 599 0 0 0
                                         
Two or more races enrollment,
   by percentage two or more
   races
                                       
Less than 10.0 percent 305,323 218,518 28,869 25,282 4,816 39,999 15,584 938 103,030 53,937 11,995 4,183 5,178 14,830 12,881 4,662 208 32,868 25,562 7,306
10.0 to 24.9 percent 15,846 12,332 3,878 0 0 0 3,022 0 5,432 2,576 0 0 0 2,252 277 47 0 938 501 437
25.0 to 49.9 percent 4,106 4,022 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,022 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 84 0 84
50.0 to 74.9 percent 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
75.0 to 89.9 percent 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
90.0 percent or more 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                                         
Nonresident alien enrollment,
   by percentage nonresident
   alien
                                       
Less than 10.0 percent 472,278 361,558 107,156 67,283 13,034 72,180 16,917 2,725 82,263 89,955 3,228 13,702 14,350 30,885 20,810 6,762 218 20,765 19,075 1,690
10.0 to 24.9 percent 211,579 88,948 54,863 13,117 0 2,453 2,911 1,363 14,241 116,159 72,454 12,496 3,923 14,622 3,496 8,783 385 6,472 6,336 136
25.0 to 49.9 percent 22,105 3,767 0 0 0 3,767 0 0 0 18,092 6,698 4,780 1,468 269 1,052 3,825 0 246 0 246
50.0 to 74.9 percent 1,849 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,508 0 0 0 802 202 142 362 341 123 218
75.0 to 89.9 percent 1,577 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 711 0 0 0 0 0 711 0 866 0 866
90.0 percent or more 177 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 177 0 0 0 177 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Research universities with a very high level of research activity.
2 Research universities with a high level of research activity.
3 Institutions that award at least 20 doctor's degrees per year, but did not have high levels of research activity.
4 Institutions that award at least 50 master's degrees per year.
5 Institutions that primarily emphasize undergraduate education. Also includes institutions classified as 4-year under the IPEDS system, which had been classified as 2-year in the Carnegie system because they primarily award associate's degrees.
6 Four-year institutions that award degrees primarily in single fields of study, such as medicine, business, fine arts, theology, and engineering.
NOTE: Relative levels of research activity for research universities were determined by an analysis of research and development expenditures, science and engineering research staffing, and doctoral degrees conferred, by field. Further information on the research index ranking may be obtained from http://classifications.carnegiefoundation.org/resources/. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2011, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared November 2011.)
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