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Table 233. Total fall enrollment of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students in degree-granting institutions, by attendance status, sex of student, control of institution, and state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 2000 through 2011
State or jurisdiction Total, fall 2000 Total, fall 2005 Total, fall 2008 Total, fall 2009 Total, fall 2010 Fall 2011
Total Full-time Part-time Public Private
Total Males Females Total Males Females
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
United States 2,427,551 2,657,338 3,024,723 3,210,237 3,156,949 3,093,077 2,479,137 1,140,566 1,338,571 613,940 284,030 329,910 2,327,093 765,984
Alabama 43,411 42,461 51,456 52,976 53,020 50,575 44,403 19,716 24,687 6,172 2,738 3,434 43,650 6,925
Alaska 2,432 2,899 3,193 3,770 4,349 4,891 3,915 1,531 2,384 976 389 587 3,639 1,252
Arizona 46,646 76,987 89,486 108,769 76,099 89,071 66,875 27,221 39,654 22,196 10,429 11,767 57,740 31,331
Arkansas 22,695 24,480 26,838 28,607 29,242 29,100 26,105 11,935 14,170 2,995 1,285 1,710 25,125 3,975
California 246,128 266,989 433,287 427,276 401,859 392,870 247,336 113,428 133,908 145,534 73,725 71,809 329,898 62,972
                             
Colorado 43,201 47,330 54,978 59,123 54,423 51,070 38,770 18,556 20,214 12,300 5,630 6,670 40,618 10,452
Connecticut 24,212 27,520 30,754 31,282 32,719 32,307 26,996 12,478 14,518 5,311 2,169 3,142 19,918 12,389
Delaware 7,636 8,763 9,231 9,219 8,854 10,259 8,928 3,830 5,098 1,331 543 788 8,717 1,542
District of Columbia 9,150 11,334 13,734 15,728 10,744 9,790 8,664 3,405 5,259 1,126 395 731 566 9,224
Florida 109,931 136,694 153,189 166,939 176,291 173,353 134,830 58,899 75,931 38,523 17,081 21,442 124,488 48,865
                             
Georgia 67,616 74,267 86,199 97,882 100,200 92,098 75,384 32,583 42,801 16,714 7,288 9,426 72,465 19,633
Hawaii 8,931 8,466 9,668 10,406 10,937 10,522 7,606 3,314 4,292 2,916 1,302 1,614 8,510 2,012
Idaho 10,669 12,549 12,057 12,964 12,668 13,032 11,319 5,229 6,090 1,713 801 912 9,308 3,724
Illinois 107,592 111,724 119,139 123,789 114,549 109,229 88,634 42,309 46,325 20,595 9,556 11,039 73,942 35,287
Indiana 59,320 61,915 73,439 78,777 82,362 75,217 63,518 29,467 34,051 11,699 5,467 6,232 56,205 19,012
                             
Iowa 39,564 41,242 44,777 49,240 47,222 44,514 38,940 19,173 19,767 5,574 2,314 3,260 31,735 12,779
Kansas 31,424 29,173 29,593 32,777 33,563 32,773 27,504 13,630 13,874 5,269 2,484 2,785 28,068 4,705
Kentucky 34,140 37,766 40,207 42,403 43,717 41,728 35,982 15,914 20,068 5,746 2,543 3,203 32,977 8,751
Louisiana 45,383 32,018 38,473 41,378 43,106 44,741 38,650 16,124 22,526 6,091 2,459 3,632 37,020 7,721
Maine 9,231 11,181 12,142 11,598 12,176 12,364 10,527 5,069 5,458 1,837 665 1,172 8,094 4,270
                             
Maryland 35,552 44,288 47,770 50,251 51,096 49,625 36,066 16,809 19,257 13,559 5,861 7,698 41,823 7,802
Massachusetts 66,044 70,873 75,530 78,183 76,864 76,272 67,757 31,362 36,395 8,515 3,634 4,881 37,127 39,145
Michigan 84,998 93,221 96,416 101,933 101,486 99,386 75,774 35,162 40,612 23,612 10,677 12,935 82,675 16,711
Minnesota 63,893 57,822 55,023 58,178 55,803 51,503 42,858 21,108 21,750 8,645 3,876 4,769 37,802 13,701
Mississippi 30,356 33,665 33,578 35,301 36,978 35,162 30,811 13,554 17,257 4,351 1,684 2,667 32,890 2,272
                             
Missouri 48,639 52,678 57,833 63,226 64,423 64,056 54,401 24,786 29,615 9,655 4,459 5,196 44,875 19,181
Montana 7,771 8,654 8,520 9,191 9,920 9,286 7,993 4,096 3,897 1,293 576 717 8,325 961
Nebraska 19,027 19,015 18,109 18,901 19,245 18,168 16,268 7,766 8,502 1,900 823 1,077 14,602 3,566
Nevada 10,490 15,117 18,536 20,073 18,572 16,659 10,372 4,658 5,714 6,287 3,028 3,259 14,771 1,888
New Hampshire 13,143 12,692 13,056 13,208 13,613 13,439 11,777 5,433 6,344 1,662 692 970 8,620 4,819
                             
New Jersey 52,233 58,396 65,959 69,460 71,234 67,420 58,110 27,940 30,170 9,310 4,409 4,901 57,426 9,994
New Mexico 15,261 16,653 19,569 21,572 22,442 20,924 16,968 7,822 9,146 3,956 2,006 1,950 19,233 1,691
New York 168,181 181,328 193,929 199,999 198,504 196,605 185,818 87,834 97,984 10,787 5,136 5,651 117,788 78,817
North Carolina 69,343 79,628 88,596 96,673 93,244 91,804 74,494 33,045 41,449 17,310 7,653 9,657 71,187 20,617
North Dakota 8,929 8,296 8,733 9,082 9,069 9,201 8,834 4,755 4,079 367 162 205 8,202 999
                             
Ohio 98,823 102,800 108,929 120,546 122,142 113,825 98,556 46,610 51,946 15,269 6,806 8,463 83,228 30,597
Oklahoma 35,094 35,318 33,339 38,131 39,339 38,170 31,279 14,686 16,593 6,891 2,901 3,990 32,745 5,425
Oregon 26,946 28,944 33,748 37,661 35,528 33,285 25,383 11,722 13,661 7,902 3,767 4,135 27,476 5,809
Pennsylvania 125,578 132,758 143,938 144,127 144,161 138,824 122,022 57,481 64,541 16,802 7,063 9,739 77,625 61,199
Rhode Island 13,789 15,277 16,543 15,800 15,698 15,826 14,043 6,433 7,610 1,783 755 1,028 7,718 8,108
                             
South Carolina 32,353 38,469 43,405 47,807 48,249 48,428 41,211 18,209 23,002 7,217 2,969 4,248 38,669 9,759
South Dakota 8,597 8,780 8,920 9,627 10,191 9,561 8,296 4,126 4,170 1,265 404 861 7,542 2,019
Tennessee 43,327 49,076 53,671 59,028 59,588 58,651 51,192 22,648 28,544 7,459 2,945 4,514 41,020 17,631
Texas 181,813 202,388 199,333 222,018 229,483 238,367 170,897 77,547 93,350 67,470 31,339 36,131 204,013 34,354
Utah 24,953 28,501 30,331 33,067 34,794 32,712 26,070 12,091 13,979 6,642 3,324 3,318 23,579 9,133
                             
Vermont 6,810 7,684 7,744 8,043 8,242 7,830 7,128 3,667 3,461 702 239 463 4,722 3,108
Virginia 52,661 68,005 81,742 86,659 83,232 83,000 68,004 30,884 37,120 14,996 6,689 8,307 62,563 20,437
Washington 36,287 38,367 41,221 43,411 41,131 41,503 37,084 17,090 19,994 4,419 2,096 2,323 33,390 8,113
West Virginia 15,659 16,675 19,954 22,021 22,920 26,103 18,371 8,607 9,764 7,732 3,932 3,800 16,356 9,747
Wisconsin 53,662 55,326 58,310 61,335 61,257 58,111 47,589 23,031 24,558 10,522 4,397 6,125 47,191 10,920
Wyoming 4,209 6,661 6,241 6,454 6,042 5,851 4,809 2,566 2,243 1,042 465 577 5,211 640
                             
U.S. Service Academies 3,818 4,225 4,357 4,368 4,359 4,016 4,016 3,227 789 0 0 0 4,016
                             
Other jurisdictions 39,609 41,800 45,452 45,246 52,208 54,920 51,807 23,088 28,719 3,113 1,481 1,632 14,873 40,047
American Samoa 297 597 504 586 657 737 448 191 257 289 132 157 737 0
Federated States of
   Micronesia
786 761 856 924 653 742 525 246 279 217 103 114 742 0
Guam 770 1,117 702 874 1,043 1,063 690 288 402 373 188 185 1,056 7
Marshall Islands 199 12 211 254 240 372 363 199 164 9 5 4 372 0
Northern Marianas 333 199 151 306 360 287 275 117 158 12 9 3 287 0
Palau 147 105 92 87 114 125 105 56 49 20 16 4 125 0
Puerto Rico 36,773 38,648 42,381 41,735 48,658 51,141 49,001 21,862 27,139 2,140 1,015 1,125 11,101 40,040
U.S. Virgin Islands 304 361 555 480 483 453 400 129 271 53 13 40 453 0
†Not applicable.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2001 through Spring 2012, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared September 2012.)
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