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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table 20.  Actual and alternative projected numbers for graduate 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 1,688   771 917   688 1,000   1,064 625
1994 1,721   776 946   706 1,016   1,075 647
1995 1,732   767 965   717 1,015   1,074 659
1996 1,742   759 982   737 1,005   1,069 674
1997 1,753   758 996   752 1,001   1,070 683
1998 1,768   754 1,013   754 1,014   1,067 701
1999 1,807   766 1,041   781 1,026   1,077 730
2000 1,850   780 1,070   813 1,037   1,089 761
2001 1,904   796 1,108   843 1,061   1,119 784
2002 2,036   847 1,189   926 1,109   1,187 849
2003 2,102   866 1,235   985 1,117   1,201 901
2004 2,157   879 1,278   1,024 1,132   1,194 963
2005 2,186   877 1,309   1,047 1,139   1,186 1,001
2006 2,231   887 1,344   1,077 1,154   1,193 1,038
2007 2,294   910 1,383   1,112 1,181   1,211 1,083
Middle alternative projections
2008 2,339   956 1,382   1,119 1,220   1,235 1,103
2009 2,369   968 1,401   1,152 1,217   1,250 1,119
2010 2,376   972 1,404   1,158 1,218   1,254 1,122
2011 2,405   980 1,425   1,176 1,229   1,269 1,136
2012 2,450   992 1,458   1,205 1,245   1,292 1,158
2013 2,509   1,006 1,502   1,244 1,265   1,322 1,187
2014 2,555   1,020 1,534   1,268 1,286   1,346 1,208
2015 2,596   1,031 1,564   1,291 1,304   1,368 1,228
2016 2,633   1,041 1,592   1,312 1,321   1,387 1,246
2017 2,674   1,051 1,622   1,335 1,338   1,408 1,265
2018 2,703   1,060 1,643   1,349 1,354   1,424 1,279
Low alternative projections
2008 2,269   931 1,337   1,077 1,191   1,199 1,069
2009 2,302   945 1,356   1,115 1,186   1,215 1,086
2010 2,297   947 1,349   1,113 1,183   1,213 1,084
2011 2,315   953 1,362   1,123 1,192   1,222 1,093
2012 2,356   963 1,392   1,149 1,206   1,243 1,112
2013 2,410   977 1,432   1,185 1,225   1,271 1,139
2014 2,455   992 1,463   1,209 1,246   1,295 1,160
2015 2,498   1,004 1,494   1,234 1,264   1,317 1,181
2016 2,537   1,015 1,522   1,256 1,280   1,338 1,199
2017 2,580   1,027 1,553   1,283 1,297   1,360 1,220
2018 2,612   1,036 1,576   1,300 1,312   1,377 1,235
High alternative projections
2008 2,404   974 1,430   1,157 1,247   1,269 1,135
2009 2,430   983 1,447   1,182 1,248   1,282 1,148
2010 2,442   987 1,454   1,190 1,251   1,288 1,154
2011 2,476   996 1,479   1,213 1,263   1,306 1,170
2012 2,524   1,010 1,514   1,244 1,280   1,330 1,194
2013 2,585   1,024 1,561   1,284 1,300   1,362 1,223
2014 2,632   1,038 1,593   1,309 1,323   1,386 1,245
2015 2,676   1,050 1,626   1,334 1,342   1,409 1,266
2016 2,717   1,060 1,656   1,358 1,359   1,431 1,286
2017 2,762   1,072 1,690   1,385 1,376   1,454 1,308
2018 2,794   1,081 1,713   1,402 1,392   1,471 1,323
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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