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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table 17.  Actual and alternative projected numbers for enrollment in private 4-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 2,887   973 369   1,037 508
1994 2,924   978 367   1,063 516
1995 2,955   978 364   1,089 523
1996 2,998   991 356   1,133 518
1997 3,061   1,008 360   1,170 523
1998 3,126   1,038 353   1,220 514
1999 3,229   1,073 360   1,276 519
2000 3,308   1,107 365   1,315 522
2001 3,441   1,151 365   1,389 536
2002 3,601   1,199 377   1,468 557
2003 3,768   1,250 382   1,561 574
2004 3,990   1,313 400   1,670 607
2005 4,162   1,354 402   1,774 632
2006 4,285   1,381 411   1,830 664
2007 4,464   1,422 433   1,911 698
Middle alternative projections
2008 4,485   1,447 454   1,883 702
2009 4,583   1,484 454   1,949 695
2010 4,608   1,494 456   1,962 697
2011 4,654   1,502 459   1,990 703
2012 4,705   1,508 462   2,021 713
2013 4,778   1,519 465   2,069 725
2014 4,839   1,531 468   2,102 738
2015 4,890   1,538 469   2,134 749
2016 4,936   1,545 470   2,163 758
2017 4,990   1,553 471   2,198 768
2018 5,034   1,561 474   2,224 777
Low alternative projections
2008 4,331   1,415 440   1,788 688
2009 4,438   1,457 440   1,861 680
2010 4,441   1,463 442   1,857 678
2011 4,464   1,464 445   1,871 683
2012 4,507   1,469 448   1,899 692
2013 4,572   1,478 451   1,940 702
2014 4,632   1,492 453   1,972 715
2015 4,687   1,502 454   2,005 726
2016 4,738   1,510 455   2,037 736
2017 4,798   1,522 456   2,075 745
2018 4,849   1,532 459   2,106 752
High alternative projections
2008 4,627   1,466 465   1,979 716
2009 4,712   1,496 466   2,037 713
2010 4,744   1,506 468   2,054 716
2011 4,800   1,517 471   2,089 724
2012 4,858   1,526 475   2,123 734
2013 4,935   1,538 478   2,173 746
2014 4,996   1,549 480   2,207 760
2015 5,051   1,557 481   2,242 772
2016 5,106   1,565 482   2,277 782
2017 5,169   1,576 484   2,318 791
2018 5,219   1,585 486   2,348 800
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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