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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table 16.  Actual and alternative projected numbers for enrollment in public 2-year degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by sex and attendance status: Fall 1993 through fall 2018

[In thousands]

Year Total   Men   Women
Full-time Part-time Full-time Part-time
               
Actual
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 6,209   1,060 1,515   1,346 2,288
2004 6,244   1,065 1,518   1,360 2,300
2005 6,184   1,055 1,514   1,332 2,283
2006 6,225   1,067 1,533   1,325 2,300
2007 6,324   1,099 1,568   1,343 2,314
Middle alternative projections
2008 6,591   1,138 1,643   1,400 2,410
2009 6,667   1,166 1,649   1,444 2,407
2010 6,688   1,169 1,656   1,448 2,414
2011 6,731   1,169 1,664   1,463 2,434
2012 6,783   1,168 1,672   1,481 2,460
2013 6,850   1,172 1,677   1,513 2,488
2014 6,913   1,178 1,678   1,537 2,520
2015 6,957   1,181 1,674   1,559 2,544
2016 6,998   1,183 1,671   1,580 2,564
2017 7,055   1,191 1,671   1,607 2,586
2018 7,113   1,200 1,676   1,630 2,607
Low alternative projections
2008 6,397   1,112 1,594   1,330 2,361
2009 6,472   1,144 1,598   1,379 2,352
2010 6,471   1,144 1,605   1,371 2,351
2011 6,495   1,140 1,613   1,376 2,367
2012 6,537   1,137 1,621   1,391 2,388
2013 6,597   1,140 1,625   1,418 2,414
2014 6,659   1,147 1,626   1,440 2,445
2015 6,706   1,151 1,622   1,464 2,469
2016 6,749   1,156 1,618   1,487 2,489
2017 6,808   1,166 1,618   1,517 2,508
2018 6,868   1,177 1,621   1,543 2,527
High alternative projections
2008 6,769   1,153 1,685   1,471 2,460
2009 6,847   1,177 1,692   1,509 2,469
2010 6,880   1,179 1,701   1,517 2,483
2011 6,931   1,181 1,709   1,537 2,504
2012 6,987   1,183 1,716   1,557 2,531
2013 7,060   1,187 1,721   1,590 2,562
2014 7,125   1,193 1,722   1,614 2,596
2015 7,174   1,196 1,719   1,639 2,621
2016 7,221   1,200 1,715   1,664 2,641
2017 7,283   1,209 1,715   1,696 2,662
2018 7,344   1,220 1,719   1,722 2,683
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:9399), and Spring 2001 through Spring 2008; and Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model, 19732007. (This table was prepared January 2009.)

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