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Projections of Education Statistics to 2016
NCES 2008-060
December 2007


Table 16.  Actual and alternative projected numbers for enrollment in public 2-year degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by sex and attendance status: Fall 1991 through fall 2016

[In thousands]
Year  Total   Men   Women
  Full-time Part-time   Full-time Part-time
Actual 
1991  5,405 882 1,414 1,004 2,105
1992  5,485 878 1,431 1,037 2,138
1993  5,337 859 1,386 1,030 2,063
1994  5,308 848 1,379 1,038 2,044
1995  5,278 819 1,417 1,022 2,020
1996  5,314 833 1,423 1,039 2,019
1997  5,361 842 1,444 1,049 2,026
1998  5,246 841 1,383 1,040 1,981
1999  5,339 868 1,404 1,063 2,005
2000  5,697 891 1,549 1,109 2,148
2001  5,997 962 1,596 1,194 2,245
2002  6,270 1,035 1,605 1,299 2,332
2003  6,208 1,058 1,516 1,343 2,291
2004  6,244 1,065 1,518 1,360 2,300
2005  6,184 1,055 1,514 1,332 2,283
 
Middle alternative projections 
2006  6,322 1,079 1,516 1,403 2,324
2007  6,403 1,099 1,529 1,442 2,333
2008  6,492 1,121 1,542 1,482 2,347
2009  6,577 1,140 1,555 1,521 2,361
2010  6,642 1,153 1,564 1,555 2,369
2011  6,704 1,162 1,574 1,589 2,378
2012  6,768 1,168 1,585 1,627 2,388
2013  6,842 1,174 1,596 1,672 2,401
2014  6,917 1,179 1,606 1,719 2,412
2015  6,979 1,181 1,614 1,765 2,418
2016  7,044 1,185 1,622 1,812 2,425
 
Low alternative projections 
2006  6,308 1,078 1,514 1,395 2,321
2007  6,374 1,095 1,525 1,425 2,329
2008  6,451 1,114 1,537 1,459 2,341
2009  6,525 1,132 1,548 1,491 2,354
2010  6,576 1,142 1,556 1,516 2,361
2011  6,625 1,150 1,565 1,542 2,369
2012  6,681 1,154 1,574 1,574 2,378
2013  6,747 1,158 1,584 1,613 2,391
2014  6,817 1,163 1,594 1,658 2,402
2015  6,874 1,165 1,601 1,700 2,408
2016  6,933 1,168 1,609 1,742 2,414
 
High alternative projections 
2006  6,332 1,081 1,517 1,408 2,326
2007  6,432 1,103 1,532 1,459 2,338
2008  6,533 1,127 1,547 1,507 2,353
2009  6,630 1,148 1,561 1,553 2,368
2010  6,707 1,163 1,572 1,594 2,377
2011  6,780 1,175 1,583 1,635 2,386
2012  6,856 1,183 1,595 1,681 2,397
2013  6,937 1,189 1,607 1,730 2,411
2014  7,013 1,194 1,618 1,779 2,422
2015  7,077 1,197 1,626 1,827 2,427
2016  7,149   1,201 1,635   1,879 2,434
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Data for 1999 were imputed using alternative procedures. (For more details, see appendix E of Projections of Education Statistics to 2011.) Mean absolute percentage errors of selected education statistics can be found in table A2, appendix A.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:91–99), and Spring 2001 through Spring 2006; and Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model, 1980–2005. (This table was prepared November 2006.)
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