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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table 19.  Actual and alternative projected numbers for undergraduate enrollment in all degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by sex, attendance status, and control of institution: Fall 1993 through fall 2018

[In thousands]

Year Total   Sex   Attendance status   Control
Men Women Full-time Part-time Public Private
                     
Actual
1993 12,324   5,484 6,840   7,179 5,144   10,012 2,312
1994 12,263   5,422 6,840   7,169 5,094   9,945 2,317
1995 12,232   5,401 6,831   7,145 5,086   9,904 2,328
1996 12,327   5,421 6,906   7,299 5,028   9,935 2,392
1997 12,451   5,469 6,982   7,419 5,032   10,007 2,443
1998 12,437   5,446 6,991   7,539 4,898   9,950 2,487
1999 12,681   5,559 7,122   7,735 4,946   10,110 2,571
2000 13,155   5,778 7,377   7,923 5,232   10,539 2,616
2001 13,716   6,004 7,711   8,328 5,388   10,986 2,730
2002 14,257   6,192 8,065   8,734 5,523   11,433 2,824
2003 14,480   6,227 8,253   9,045 5,435   11,523 2,957
2004 14,781   6,340 8,441   9,284 5,496   11,651 3,130
2005 14,964   6,409 8,555   9,446 5,518   11,698 3,266
2006 15,184   6,514 8,671   9,571 5,613   11,847 3,337
2007 15,604   6,728 8,876   9,841 5,763   12,138 3,466
Middle alternative projections
2008 16,005   6,931 9,074   10,058 5,947   12,525 3,480
2009 16,304   7,054 9,250   10,353 5,951   12,738 3,566
2010 16,384   7,091 9,293   10,411 5,973   12,797 3,587
2011 16,510   7,118 9,392   10,493 6,017   12,892 3,617
2012 16,633   7,134 9,499   10,564 6,069   12,988 3,644
2013 16,811   7,156 9,655   10,692 6,119   13,124 3,687
2014 16,975   7,181 9,794   10,807 6,169   13,249 3,726
2015 17,096   7,183 9,913   10,897 6,200   13,341 3,755
2016 17,209   7,186 10,024   10,984 6,225   13,426 3,783
2017 17,355   7,205 10,150   11,097 6,258   13,537 3,818
2018 17,495   7,235 10,260   11,200 6,295   13,645 3,850
Low alternative projections
2008 15,481   6,756 8,724   9,678 5,803   12,125 3,356
2009 15,798   6,891 8,907   10,003 5,795   12,350 3,448
2010 15,811   6,917 8,894   10,006 5,805   12,359 3,452
2011 15,871   6,925 8,946   10,029 5,842   12,406 3,465
2012 15,970   6,934 9,036   10,083 5,888   12,484 3,487
2013 16,125   6,954 9,171   10,191 5,934   12,602 3,523
2014 16,288   6,983 9,305   10,306 5,982   12,727 3,562
2015 16,421   6,990 9,430   10,408 6,013   12,826 3,594
2016 16,545   6,999 9,546   10,509 6,036   12,919 3,626
2017 16,707   7,027 9,680   10,643 6,064   13,041 3,666
2018 16,862   7,064 9,798   10,765 6,097   13,159 3,703
High alternative projections
2008 16,485   7,051 9,433   10,403 6,082   12,890 3,594
2009 16,759   7,159 9,600   10,654 6,105   13,089 3,670
2010 16,864   7,196 9,668   10,726 6,139   13,168 3,696
2011 17,017   7,231 9,786   10,833 6,184   13,283 3,734
2012 17,159   7,256 9,903   10,922 6,237   13,393 3,767
2013 17,351   7,281 10,070   11,059 6,292   13,539 3,812
2014 17,517   7,304 10,213   11,172 6,345   13,666 3,851
2015 17,651   7,308 10,343   11,273 6,378   13,767 3,884
2016 17,786   7,317 10,470   11,382 6,404   13,868 3,918
2017 17,955   7,342 10,613   11,520 6,435   13,995 3,960
2018 18,110   7,377 10,733   11,639 6,471   14,114 3,996
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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