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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table 11.  Actual and middle alternative projected numbers for total enrollment in all degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by sex, age, and attendance status: Fall 1993 through fall 2018 (Table 11—Continued)

[In thousands]

Sex, age, and attendance status Actual
1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
                           
Total enrollment 14,305 14,279 14,262 14,368 14,502 14,507 14,791 15,312 15,928 16,612 16,911 17,272 17,487
14 to 17 years old 127 138 148 231 171 119 143 145 133 202 150 200 199
18 and 19 years old 2,840 2,787 2,894 3,038 3,061 3,382 3,414 3,531 3,595 3,571 3,479 3,578 3,610
20 and 21 years old 2,674 2,724 2,705 2,659 2,875 2,811 2,989 3,045 3,408 3,366 3,472 3,651 3,778
22 to 24 years old 2,570 2,482 2,411 2,324 2,475 2,377 2,435 2,617 2,760 2,932 3,482 3,036 3,072
25 to 29 years old 2,002 1,985 2,120 2,128 1,999 1,991 1,870 1,960 2,014 2,102 2,107 2,386 2,384
30 to 34 years old 1,345 1,414 1,236 1,196 1,109 1,195 1,145 1,265 1,290 1,300 1,369 1,329 1,354
35 years old and over 2,747 2,750 2,747 2,791 2,814 2,632 2,796 2,749 2,727 3,139 2,853 3,092 3,090
Men 6,427 6,372 6,343 6,353 6,396 6,369 6,491 6,722 6,961 7,202 7,260 7,387 7,456
14 to 17 years old 54 62 61 92 56 45 72 63 54 82 60 78 78
18 and 19 years old 1,288 1,302 1,338 1,354 1,414 1,535 1,541 1,583 1,629 1,616 1,557 1,551 1,592
20 and 21 years old 1,284 1,264 1,282 1,228 1,374 1,374 1,392 1,382 1,591 1,562 1,491 1,743 1,778
22 to 24 years old 1,344 1,238 1,153 1,177 1,200 1,127 1,090 1,293 1,312 1,342 1,605 1,380 1,355
25 to 29 years old 903 936 962 991 972 908 874 862 905 890 930 1,045 978
30 to 34 years old 584 601 561 477 443 463 517 527 510 547 592 518 545
35 years old and over 970 969 986 1,033 938 917 1,005 1,012 961 1,164 1,025 1,073 1,130
Women 7,877 7,907 7,919 8,015 8,106 8,138 8,301 8,591 8,967 9,410 9,651 9,885 10,032
14 to 17 years old 73 75 87 139 115 74 72 82 79 121 91 122 121
18 and 19 years old 1,552 1,485 1,557 1,684 1,647 1,847 1,874 1,948 1,966 1,955 1,921 2,027 2,018
20 and 21 years old 1,391 1,461 1,424 1,430 1,501 1,437 1,597 1,663 1,817 1,804 1,981 1,908 2,000
22 to 24 years old 1,226 1,243 1,258 1,147 1,275 1,250 1,344 1,324 1,448 1,590 1,877 1,657 1,717
25 to 29 years old 1,098 1,049 1,159 1,137 1,027 1,083 995 1,099 1,110 1,212 1,177 1,341 1,406
30 to 34 years old 761 812 675 719 666 732 627 738 780 753 777 812 809
35 years old and over 1,777 1,781 1,760 1,758 1,877 1,715 1,791 1,736 1,767 1,976 1,828 2,018 1,960
Full-time, total 8,128 8,138 8,129 8,303 8,438 8,563 8,786 9,010 9,448 9,946 10,326 10,610 10,797
14 to 17 years old 92 118 123 166 123 93 129 125 122 161 120 165 131
18 and 19 years old 2,370 2,321 2,387 2,553 2,534 2,794 2,848 2,932 2,929 2,942 2,953 3,028 3,037
20 and 21 years old 2,148 2,178 2,109 2,117 2,275 2,271 2,362 2,401 2,662 2,759 2,766 2,911 3,030
22 to 24 years old 1,612 1,551 1,517 1,598 1,606 1,564 1,662 1,653 1,757 1,922 2,144 2,074 2,097
25 to 29 years old 839 869 908 911 897 890 854 878 883 1,013 1,072 1,131 1,136
30 to 34 years old 424 440 430 383 377 367 338 422 494 465 512 490 549
35 years old and over 643 660 653 575 626 584 593 599 602 684 758 812 818
Men 3,891 3,855 3,807 3,851 3,890 3,934 4,026 4,111 4,300 4,501 4,638 4,739 4,803
14 to 17 years old 37 51 54 72 48 39 63 51 43 65 50 63 36
18 and 19 years old 1,079 1,081 1,091 1,126 1,154 1,240 1,271 1,250 1,329 1,327 1,307 1,313 1,357
20 and 21 years old 1,003 1,029 999 969 1,074 1,129 1,125 1,106 1,249 1,275 1,218 1,385 1,460
22 to 24 years old 896 811 789 858 770 777 788 839 854 936 1,041 960 951
25 to 29 years old 443 457 454 444 475 424 416 415 397 467 503 509 439
30 to 34 years old 180 193 183 143 160 141 149 195 216 183 242 201 238
35 years old and over 253 232 238 240 210 184 213 256 212 247 277 310 321
Women 4,237 4,283 4,321 4,452 4,548 4,630 4,761 4,899 5,148 5,445 5,688 5,871 5,994
14 to 17 years old 55 67 69 95 75 54 66 74 78 96 71 103 94
18 and 19 years old 1,291 1,240 1,296 1,426 1,380 1,555 1,577 1,682 1,600 1,615 1,645 1,716 1,680
20 and 21 years old 1,145 1,149 1,111 1,148 1,201 1,142 1,237 1,296 1,413 1,484 1,548 1,526 1,569
22 to 24 years old 716 740 729 740 836 787 875 814 903 985 1,103 1,113 1,146
25 to 29 years old 396 412 455 467 422 466 437 463 486 546 569 622 697
30 to 34 years old 244 247 247 240 217 226 190 227 277 282 270 289 311
35 years old and over 390 428 415 336 416 400 380 343 390 437 482 502 497
Part-time, total 6,177 6,141 6,133 6,065 6,064 5,944 6,005 6,303 6,480 6,665 6,585 6,662 6,690
14 to 17 years old 35 19 25 65 48 26 14 20 11 41 30 35 68
18 and 19 years old 470 466 507 485 526 588 566 599 666 628 526 549 573
20 and 21 years old 526 546 596 542 600 540 627 644 746 607 706 741 748
22 to 24 years old 958 930 894 727 869 813 772 964 1,003 1,010 1,338 963 976
25 to 29 years old 1,163 1,116 1,212 1,217 1,101 1,101 1,016 1,083 1,132 1,088 1,035 1,255 1,248
30 to 34 years old 921 973 805 813 732 828 806 843 796 835 856 839 805
35 years old and over 2,104 2,091 2,093 2,216 2,188 2,048 2,203 2,150 2,126 2,456 2,094 2,280 2,272
Men 2,537 2,517 2,535 2,502 2,506 2,436 2,465 2,611 2,661 2,701 2,622 2,648 2,653
14 to 17 years old 17 11 7 20 9 5 8 11 11 17 10 15 41
18 and 19 years old 210 220 246 228 260 296 269 333 300 288 250 239 235
20 and 21 years old 281 235 283 260 300 245 267 276 342 287 274 358 318
22 to 24 years old 448 427 365 319 430 350 302 454 458 405 564 419 405
25 to 29 years old 460 479 508 547 497 485 458 447 508 423 427 536 539
30 to 34 years old 404 408 378 334 283 322 369 332 294 364 350 317 306
35 years old and over 717 737 748 793 728 733 791 757 749 917 748 764 809
Women 3,640 3,624 3,598 3,563 3,559 3,508 3,540 3,692 3,820 3,964 3,963 4,014 4,038
14 to 17 years old 18 8 18 45 39 21 6 9 1 24 20 19 27
18 and 19 years old 261 245 261 257 267 292 297 266 366 340 276 311 338
20 and 21 years old 245 311 313 282 300 295 360 368 404 320 433 382 430
22 to 24 years old 510 504 529 407 439 463 470 510 545 605 774 543 571
25 to 29 years old 702 637 704 670 605 617 558 636 624 666 608 720 709
30 to 34 years old 517 565 427 479 449 506 438 511 502 471 507 523 499
35 years old and over 1,386 1,354 1,345 1,423 1,460 1,315 1,411 1,393 1,377 1,539 1,346 1,516 1,464
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