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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table A-9.  Actual and projected numbers for the percentage distribution of part-time students at degree-granting institutions, by sex and age group: Fall 2007, and 2008 through 2018

Institution type and age Men   Women
Actual 2007 Projected
2008 through 2018
  Actual 2007 Projected
2008 through 2018
           
18 and 19 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 20.9 20.8   26.3 22.4
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 79.2 79.2   73.6 77.4
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions # #   0.1 0.2
           
20 and 21 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 38.0 31.3   29.7 32.2
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 61.3 68.1   70.2 67.1
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 0.8 0.6   0.1 0.6
           
22 to 24 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 30.0 32.5   26.0 27.6
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 64.6 59.5   58.2 59.1
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 5.4 8.0   15.8 13.4
           
25 to 29 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 23.1 26.1   26.2 24.2
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 53.1 52.7   50.9 52.7
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 23.7 21.1   22.9 23.2
           
30 to 34 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 19.8 22.1   25.0 24.0
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 55.6 50.5   50.9 51.8
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 24.6 27.4   24.1 24.2
           
35 years and over          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 28.9 24.6   24.7 23.8
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 44.2 48.7   50.9 51.7
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 26.9 26.8   24.4 24.5
# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, Spring 2008; Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model, 19732007; and U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, "Social and Economic Characteristics of Students," 2007. (This table was prepared January 2009.)

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