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Table 267. Fall enrollment of males and females and specific racial/ethnic groups in degree-granting institutions, by control and level of institution and percentage of U.S. resident enrollment in the same racial/ethnic group: 2011
Sex, racial/ethnic group, and percentage of U.S. resident enrollment Total, all institu-
tions
Public institutions Nonprofit institutions For-profit institutions
Total 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year
Research univer-
sity, very high1
Research univer-
sity, high2
Doctoral/re-
search3
Mas-
ter's4
Bac-
calaur-
eate5
Special focus6 Research univer-
sity, very high1
Research univer-
sity, high2
Doctoral/re-
search3
Mas-
ter's4
Bac-
calaur-
eate5
Special focus6
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 20,994,113 15,110,196 2,341,040 1,473,049 404,864 2,638,999 1,099,460 90,317 7,062,467 3,927,186 545,127 322,039 325,374 1,538,715 804,338 351,729 39,864 1,956,731 1,559,080 397,651
Sex                                        
Male 9,026,499 6,656,236 1,151,958 687,934 167,715 1,105,155 481,910 34,217 3,027,347 1,665,150 270,059 147,991 131,938 595,074 334,410 171,838 13,840 705,113 574,646 130,467
Female 11,967,614 8,453,960 1,189,082 785,115 237,149 1,533,844 617,550 56,100 4,035,120 2,262,036 275,068 174,048 193,436 943,641 469,928 179,891 26,024 1,251,618 984,434 267,184
Race/ethnicity                                        
White 12,394,153 8,935,068 1,481,610 960,204 244,201 1,653,193 635,841 52,621 3,907,398 2,530,624 288,298 201,447 193,519 1,044,380 552,626 231,213 19,141 928,461 767,814 160,647
Black 3,067,947 2,013,346 153,904 151,621 99,393 350,368 169,651 6,963 1,081,446 494,648 32,376 34,009 40,871 209,692 128,975 36,947 11,778 559,953 456,100 103,853
Hispanic 2,890,111 2,275,792 210,458 166,883 31,622 330,112 200,346 6,310 1,330,061 317,843 42,676 26,839 37,871 132,169 51,440 22,012 4,836 296,476 194,786 101,690
Asian 1,216,562 915,315 234,713 71,129 10,170 144,066 41,060 11,367 402,810 235,872 75,165 21,602 25,195 60,666 21,847 29,879 1,518 65,375 52,293 13,082
Pacific Islander 65,916 42,969 4,954 2,867 303 5,790 4,925 126 24,004 10,227 630 475 844 4,529 2,282 1,325 142 12,720 9,584 3,136
American Indian/                                        
Alaska Native 186,076 142,429 13,342 11,932 1,881 21,717 9,723 7,542 76,292 23,045 1,643 910 1,506 8,470 4,685 4,842 989 20,602 16,925 3,677
Two or more races 432,873 313,534 52,000 30,258 5,814 54,910 21,256 1,350 147,946 76,009 14,822 6,234 6,748 25,794 15,986 5,886 539 43,330 34,225 9,105
Nonresident alien 740,475 471,743 190,059 78,155 11,480 78,843 16,658 4,038 92,510 238,918 89,517 30,523 18,820 53,015 26,497 19,625 921 29,814 27,353 2,461
                                         
White enrollment,                                        
by percentage White                                        
Less than 10.0 percent 35,163 28,874 0 575 2,378 4,765 6,966 200 13,990 2,422 0 102 12 770 1,124 224 190 3,867 1,417 2,450
10.0 to 24.9 percent 208,433 166,935 8,617 8,379 4,242 14,780 9,851 0 121,066 7,214 0 0 0 2,846 1,892 1,606 870 34,284 20,052 14,232
25.0 to 49.9 percent 1,481,174 1,131,987 102,374 64,996 4,326 186,443 66,269 5,932 701,647 125,913 14,877 11,945 24,909 40,249 20,658 9,222 4,053 223,274 180,176 43,098
50.0 to 74.9 percent 4,969,458 3,273,256 554,959 374,604 98,815 441,740 243,389 22,094 1,537,655 1,133,249 246,356 105,310 111,083 434,403 112,819 117,860 5,418 562,953 503,835 59,118
75.0 to 89.9 percent 4,685,780 3,541,495 791,545 449,937 134,440 753,585 229,349 24,217 1,158,422 1,058,541 27,065 84,090 57,515 496,983 319,901 67,392 5,595 85,744 54,056 31,688
90.0 percent or more 1,014,145 792,521 24,115 61,713 0 251,880 80,017 178 374,618 203,285 0 0 0 69,129 96,232 34,909 3,015 18,339 8,278 10,061
                                         
Black enrollment,                                        
by percentage Black                                        
Less than 10.0 percent 542,187 396,824 89,617 38,136 6,497 80,783 17,438 3,036 161,317 124,926 28,302 16,109 9,392 40,062 21,501 9,158 402 20,437 13,037 7,400
10.0 to 24.9 percent 893,497 676,512 45,428 91,774 31,758 95,898 66,094 3,408 342,152 152,098 4,074 349 18,523 87,599 28,195 11,852 1,506 64,887 47,722 17,165
25.0 to 49.9 percent 1,040,513 583,360 18,859 13,594 8,993 76,595 57,058 120 408,141 116,103 0 7,840 9,205 68,781 17,852 7,591 4,834 341,050 302,939 38,111
50.0 to 74.9 percent 236,177 137,588 0 0 6,578 7,211 6,279 399 117,121 23,111 0 0 0 5,232 10,059 5,020 2,800 75,478 54,904 20,574
75.0 to 89.9 percent 175,204 113,010 0 0 24,370 43,374 9,580 0 35,686 13,288 0 0 0 6,509 3,928 1,636 1,215 48,906 32,789 16,117
90.0 percent or more 180,369 106,052 0 8,117 21,197 46,507 13,202 0 17,029 65,122 0 9,711 3,751 1,509 47,440 1,690 1,021 9,195 4,709 4,486
                                         
Hispanic enrollment,                                        
by percentage Hispanic                                        
Less than 10.0 percent 544,872 365,294 70,058 43,009 13,274 65,898 28,169 2,499 142,387 125,852 21,454 11,324 5,363 50,773 25,792 10,284 862 53,726 48,291 5,435
10.0 to 24.9 percent 798,415 573,815 113,164 46,868 7,283 83,338 50,949 2,940 269,273 137,841 17,340 15,515 25,439 55,445 12,717 10,290 1,095 86,759 73,999 12,760
25.0 to 49.9 percent 892,588 767,113 27,236 22,750 4,215 113,449 44,784 871 553,808 41,178 3,882 0 7,069 16,788 10,119 874 2,446 84,297 47,038 37,259
50.0 to 74.9 percent 457,948 404,768 0 36,478 6,850 30,183 47,233 0 284,024 8,648 0 0 0 8,334 197 36 81 44,532 18,425 26,107
75.0 to 89.9 percent 104,686 81,197 0 17,778 0 0 0 0 63,419 3,680 0 0 0 829 2,615 236 0 19,809 4,464 15,345
90.0 percent or more 91,602 83,605 0 0 0 37,244 29,211 0 17,150 644 0 0 0 0 0 292 352 7,353 2,569 4,784
                                         
Asian enrollment, by                                        
percentage Asian                                        
Less than 10.0 percent 508,175 374,294 82,021 36,372 10,170 52,130 23,756 1,458 168,387 94,847 3,522 12,803 11,601 42,617 16,440 7,277 587 39,034 32,013 7,021
10.0 to 24.9 percent 467,863 332,848 63,419 32,702 0 58,211 15,167 7,183 156,166 114,160 63,388 7,731 11,373 15,857 4,301 11,171 339 20,855 16,467 4,388
25.0 to 49.9 percent 237,746 208,173 89,273 2,055 0 33,725 2,137 2,726 78,257 25,324 8,255 1,068 2,221 1,972 852 10,364 592 4,249 2,685 1,564
50.0 to 74.9 percent 1,343 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 630 0 0 0 0 74 556 0 713 713 0
75.0 to 89.9 percent 771 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 495 0 0 0 0 180 315 0 276 167 109
90.0 percent or more 664 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 416 0 0 0 220 0 196 0 248 248 0
                                         
Pacific Islander enroll-                                        
ment, by percentage                                        
Pacific Islander                                        
Less than 10.0 percent 60,402 40,017 4,954 2,867 303 5,790 3,645 126 22,332 8,481 630 475 844 3,778 1,665 977 112 11,904 9,119 2,785
10.0 to 24.9 percent 4,779 2,952 0 0 0 0 1,280 0 1,672 1,410 0 0 0 751 324 305 30 417 66 351
25.0 to 49.9 percent 735 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 336 0 0 0 0 293 43 0 399 399 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 143,744 105,918 13,342 10,196 1,881 15,705 6,901 491 57,402 18,729 1,643 910 1,506 8,370 4,303 1,746 251 19,097 16,092 3,005
10.0 to 24.9 percent 12,925 11,579 0 1,736 0 2,393 1,750 48 5,652 143 0 0 0 100 0 0 43 1,203 635 568
25.0 to 49.9 percent 12,153 11,716 0 0 0 3,619 1,072 0 7,025 333 0 0 0 0 333 0 0 104 0 104
50.0 to 74.9 percent 2,027 472 0 0 0 0 0 0 472 1,357 0 0 0 0 49 1,308 0 198 198 0
75.0 to 89.9 percent 5,781 4,559 0 0 0 0 0 499 4,060 1,222 0 0 0 0 0 1,222 0 0 0 0
90.0 percent or more 9,446 8,185 0 0 0 0 0 6,504 1,681 1,261 0 0 0 0 0 566 695 0 0 0
                                         
Two or more races enroll-                                        
ment, by percentage                                        
two or more races                                        
Less than 10.0 percent 408,567 294,934 47,791 30,258 5,814 54,910 17,939 1,350 136,872 72,866 14,822 6,234 6,748 24,463 14,620 5,513 466 40,767 33,038 7,729
10.0 to 24.9 percent 15,374 11,037 4,209 0 0 0 1,821 0 5,007 2,664 0 0 0 1,331 887 373 73 1,673 1,187 486
25.0 to 49.9 percent 8,932 7,563 0 0 0 0 1,496 0 6,067 479 0 0 0 0 479 0 0 890 0 890
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 enroll-                                        
ment, by percentage                                        
nonresident alien7                                         
Less than 10.0 percent 480,239 367,938 111,801 68,416 11,480 70,904 15,468 2,671 87,198 92,496 3,512 13,951 12,165 35,474 20,540 6,634 220 19,805 18,645 1,160
10.0 to 24.9 percent 234,720 99,753 78,258 9,739 0 3,887 1,190 1,367 5,312 126,278 78,941 11,665 6,626 16,291 4,071 8,402 282 8,689 8,604 85
25.0 to 49.9 percent 22,422 4,052 0 0 0 4,052 0 0 0 18,044 7,064 4,907 29 207 1,398 4,020 419 326 104 222
50.0 to 74.9 percent 1,827 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,509 0 0 0 732 488 289 0 318 0 318
75.0 to 89.9 percent 1,155 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 479 0 0 0 311 0 168 0 676 0 676
90.0 percent or more 112 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 112 0 0 0 0 0 112 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.
7 Nonresident alien enrollment percentages based on total enrollment in the institution, rather than on the U.S. resident enrollment.
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 2012, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared November 2012.)
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