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Table 225. Total fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by level of enrollment, sex, attendance status, and age of student: 2007, 2009, and 2011
Attendance status and age of student Fall 2007 Fall 2009 Fall 2011
All levels All levels All levels Undergraduate Postbaccalaureate
Total Total Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
All students 18,248,128 20,427,711 8,769,504 11,658,207 20,994,113 9,026,499 11,967,614 18,063,037 7,816,975 10,246,062 2,931,076 1,209,524 1,721,552
Under 18 668,426 757,239 314,150 443,089 796,375 330,111 466,264 796,117 329,995 466,122 258 116 142
18 and 19 3,963,371 4,300,248 1,946,838 2,353,410 4,290,986 1,934,931 2,356,055 4,289,343 1,934,372 2,354,971 1,643 559 1,084
20 and 21 3,642,872 4,003,222 1,814,622 2,188,600 4,160,288 1,873,616 2,286,672 4,128,526 1,861,923 2,266,603 31,762 11,693 20,069
22 to 24 3,009,713 3,315,227 1,520,388 1,794,839 3,433,234 1,574,040 1,859,194 2,824,613 1,327,147 1,497,466 608,621 246,893 361,728
25 to 29 2,550,482 2,961,851 1,277,580 1,684,271 3,042,737 1,328,113 1,714,624 2,109,253 919,936 1,189,317 933,484 408,177 525,307
30 to 34 1,365,912 1,635,355 663,459 971,896 1,756,934 725,335 1,031,599 1,280,160 512,493 767,667 476,774 212,842 263,932
35 to 39 980,818 1,128,666 426,387 702,279 1,122,631 426,511 696,120 841,866 309,311 532,555 280,765 117,200 163,565
40 to 49 1,266,171 1,449,671 498,553 951,118 1,500,023 524,589 975,434 1,133,631 390,017 743,614 366,392 134,572 231,820
50 to 64 627,603 734,572 247,034 487,538 757,586 252,729 504,857 554,461 187,458 367,003 203,125 65,271 137,854
65 and over 77,379 69,844 29,251 40,593 65,158 27,087 38,071 55,755 22,872 32,883 9,403 4,215 5,188
Age unknown 95,381 71,816 31,242 40,574 68,161 29,437 38,724 49,312 21,451 27,861 18,849 7,986 10,863
                           
Full-time 11,269,892 12,722,782 5,670,644 7,052,138 13,001,457 5,793,411 7,208,046 11,359,068 5,070,529 6,288,539 1,642,389 722,882 919,507
Under 18 171,784 177,445 71,603 105,842 181,834 72,667 109,167 181,732 72,617 109,115 102 50 52
18 and 19 3,383,318 3,640,621 1,636,522 2,004,099 3,569,445 1,596,824 1,972,621 3,567,947 1,596,308 1,971,639 1,498 516 982
20 and 21 2,964,697 3,249,604 1,477,485 1,772,119 3,309,527 1,494,271 1,815,256 3,281,595 1,483,746 1,797,849 27,932 10,525 17,407
22 to 24 1,986,776 2,198,573 1,047,143 1,151,430 2,256,745 1,071,907 1,184,838 1,772,646 869,936 902,710 484,099 201,971 282,128
25 to 29 1,284,698 1,540,444 705,203 835,241 1,607,021 745,742 861,279 1,025,404 472,849 552,555 581,617 272,893 308,724
30 to 34 565,710 725,901 304,439 421,462 793,548 342,381 451,167 564,393 232,067 332,326 229,155 110,314 118,841
35 to 39 347,864 447,946 169,775 278,171 459,830 176,702 283,128 346,510 126,563 219,947 113,320 50,139 63,181
40 to 49 380,043 501,869 173,301 328,568 551,741 196,711 355,030 422,084 146,811 275,273 129,657 49,900 79,757
50 to 64 145,757 207,365 70,665 136,700 232,535 79,375 153,160 168,877 57,879 110,998 63,658 21,496 42,162
65 and over 4,868 6,642 2,871 3,771 8,656 3,693 4,963 6,081 2,577 3,504 2,575 1,116 1,459
Age unknown 34,377 26,372 11,637 14,735 30,575 13,138 17,437 21,799 9,176 12,623 8,776 3,962 4,814
                           
Part-time 6,978,236 7,704,929 3,098,860 4,606,069 7,992,656 3,233,088 4,759,568 6,703,969 2,746,446 3,957,523 1,288,687 486,642 802,045
Under 18 496,642 579,794 242,547 337,247 614,541 257,444 357,097 614,385 257,378 357,007 156 66 90
18 and 19 580,053 659,627 310,316 349,311 721,541 338,107 383,434 721,396 338,064 383,332 145 43 102
20 and 21 678,175 753,618 337,137 416,481 850,761 379,345 471,416 846,931 378,177 468,754 3,830 1,168 2,662
22 to 24 1,022,937 1,116,654 473,245 643,409 1,176,489 502,133 674,356 1,051,967 457,211 594,756 124,522 44,922 79,600
25 to 29 1,265,784 1,421,407 572,377 849,030 1,435,716 582,371 853,345 1,083,849 447,087 636,762 351,867 135,284 216,583
30 to 34 800,202 909,454 359,020 550,434 963,386 382,954 580,432 715,767 280,426 435,341 247,619 102,528 145,091
35 to 39 632,954 680,720 256,612 424,108 662,801 249,809 412,992 495,356 182,748 312,608 167,445 67,061 100,384
40 to 49 886,128 947,802 325,252 622,550 948,282 327,878 620,404 711,547 243,206 468,341 236,735 84,672 152,063
50 to 64 481,846 527,207 176,369 350,838 525,051 173,354 351,697 385,584 129,579 256,005 139,467 43,775 95,692
65 and over 72,511 63,202 26,380 36,822 56,502 23,394 33,108 49,674 20,295 29,379 6,828 3,099 3,729
Age unknown 61,004 45,444 19,605 25,839 37,586 16,299 21,287 27,513 12,275 15,238 10,073 4,024 6,049
  Percentage distribution
All students 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 18 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.9 4.4 4.2 4.5 # # #
18 and 19 21.7 21.1 22.2 20.2 20.4 21.4 19.7 23.7 24.7 23.0 0.1 # 0.1
20 and 21 20.0 19.6 20.7 18.8 19.8 20.8 19.1 22.9 23.8 22.1 1.1 1.0 1.2
22 to 24 16.5 16.2 17.3 15.4 16.4 17.4 15.5 15.6 17.0 14.6 20.8 20.4 21.0
25 to 29 14.0 14.5 14.6 14.4 14.5 14.7 14.3 11.7 11.8 11.6 31.8 33.7 30.5
30 to 34 7.5 8.0 7.6 8.3 8.4 8.0 8.6 7.1 6.6 7.5 16.3 17.6 15.3
35 to 39 5.4 5.5 4.9 6.0 5.3 4.7 5.8 4.7 4.0 5.2 9.6 9.7 9.5
40 to 49 6.9 7.1 5.7 8.2 7.1 5.8 8.2 6.3 5.0 7.3 12.5 11.1 13.5
50 to 64 3.4 3.6 2.8 4.2 3.6 2.8 4.2 3.1 2.4 3.6 6.9 5.4 8.0
65 and over 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Age unknown 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.7 0.6
                           
Full-time 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 18 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.7 # # #
18 and 19 30.0 28.6 28.9 28.4 27.5 27.6 27.4 31.4 31.5 31.4 0.1 0.1 0.1
20 and 21 26.3 25.5 26.1 25.1 25.5 25.8 25.2 28.9 29.3 28.6 1.7 1.5 1.9
22 to 24 17.6 17.3 18.5 16.3 17.4 18.5 16.4 15.6 17.2 14.4 29.5 27.9 30.7
25 to 29 11.4 12.1 12.4 11.8 12.4 12.9 11.9 9.0 9.3 8.8 35.4 37.8 33.6
30 to 34 5.0 5.7 5.4 6.0 6.1 5.9 6.3 5.0 4.6 5.3 14.0 15.3 12.9
35 to 39 3.1 3.5 3.0 3.9 3.5 3.1 3.9 3.1 2.5 3.5 6.9 6.9 6.9
40 to 49 3.4 3.9 3.1 4.7 4.2 3.4 4.9 3.7 2.9 4.4 7.9 6.9 8.7
50 to 64 1.3 1.6 1.2 1.9 1.8 1.4 2.1 1.5 1.1 1.8 3.9 3.0 4.6
65 and over # 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Age unknown 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.5
                           
Part-time 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 18 7.1 7.5 7.8 7.3 7.7 8.0 7.5 9.2 9.4 9.0 # # #
18 and 19 8.3 8.6 10.0 7.6 9.0 10.5 8.1 10.8 12.3 9.7 # # #
20 and 21 9.7 9.8 10.9 9.0 10.6 11.7 9.9 12.6 13.8 11.8 0.3 0.2 0.3
22 to 24 14.7 14.5 15.3 14.0 14.7 15.5 14.2 15.7 16.6 15.0 9.7 9.2 9.9
25 to 29 18.1 18.4 18.5 18.4 18.0 18.0 17.9 16.2 16.3 16.1 27.3 27.8 27.0
30 to 34 11.5 11.8 11.6 12.0 12.1 11.8 12.2 10.7 10.2 11.0 19.2 21.1 18.1
35 to 39 9.1 8.8 8.3 9.2 8.3 7.7 8.7 7.4 6.7 7.9 13.0 13.8 12.5
40 to 49 12.7 12.3 10.5 13.5 11.9 10.1 13.0 10.6 8.9 11.8 18.4 17.4 19.0
50 to 64 6.9 6.8 5.7 7.6 6.6 5.4 7.4 5.8 4.7 6.5 10.8 9.0 11.9
65 and over 1.0 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.5
Age unknown 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.8 0.8
#Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2008, 2010, and 2012, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared September 2012.)
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