Section 2. Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions: First-Time Freshmen Enrollment
Figure F. Actual and middle alternative projected numbers for first-time freshmen fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions: Selected years, 1993 through 2018
SOURCE: U.S. Dept. of Education, NCES, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Fall Enrollment Survey," various years; Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model, 1973–2007; and First-Time Freshmen Model, 1975-2007. (See reference figure 10.)
First-time freshmen enrollment
First-time freshmen enrollment in degree-granting institutions increased 22 percent from 1993 to 2007 (figure F; reference figure 22 and table 10).
- Between 2007 and 2018, in the middle alternative projections, first-time freshmen enrollment is projected to
- increase 12 percent overall;
- increase 8 percent for men; and
- increase 15 percent for women.