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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table 21.  Actual and alternative projected numbers for first-professional 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 292   173 120   260 33   114 179
1994 295   174 121   263 31   114 181
1995 298   174 124   266 31   115 183
1996 298   173 126   267 31   117 182
1997 298   170 129   267 31   118 180
1998 302   169 134   271 31   121 182
1999 303   165 138   271 33   123 180
2000 307   164 143   274 33   124 183
2001 309   161 148   277 32   128 181
2002 319   163 156   286 33   132 187
2003 329   166 163   296 33   134 195
2004 335   168 166   302 33   136 199
2005 337   170 167   303 34   138 199
2006 343   174 170   309 34   140 204
2007 351   178 173   317 34   143 208
Middle alternative projections
2008 355   184 171   319 36   144 211
2009 364   188 176   328 36   148 216
2010 366   189 177   330 36   149 217
2011 371   190 181   335 36   151 220
2012 379   193 186   343 36   154 225
2013 390   197 194   353 37   159 231
2014 398   201 197   360 37   162 236
2015 405   203 201   367 38   165 240
2016 411   206 205   373 38   168 243
2017 418   208 209   379 39   170 247
2018 422   210 212   383 39   172 250
Low alternative projections
2008 343   180 163   308 35   139 204
2009 353   184 169   319 35   143 210
2010 353   185 168   318 35   143 210
2011 356   186 170   321 35   145 211
2012 363   188 175   328 35   148 216
2013 373   192 182   338 36   152 222
2014 381   195 185   345 36   155 226
2015 388   199 190   352 37   158 230
2016 395   202 193   358 37   161 234
2017 403   205 198   365 38   164 239
2018 408   207 201   370 38   166 242
High alternative projections
2008 366   186 179   329 37   148 217
2009 373   189 184   336 37   152 221
2010 375   190 185   338 37   153 223
2011 382   192 189   345 37   155 226
2012 391   196 195   353 37   159 231
2013 402   199 203   364 38   164 238
2014 409   203 207   371 39   167 242
2015 417   206 211   378 39   170 247
2016 424   209 215   384 39   173 251
2017 432   212 220   392 40   176 255
2018 437   213 223   397 40   179 258
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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