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Projections of Education Statistics to 2019

NCES 2011-017
March 2011


Table 20.  Actual and projected numbers for total enrollment in all degree-granting institutions, by sex, attendance status, and control of institution, and actual and projected numbers for first-time freshmen fall enrollment in all degree-granting institutions, by sex: Fall 1994 through fall 2019

[In thousands]
  Total enrollment   First-time freshmen  
Year Total   Sex   Attendance status   Control   Total Sex
  Men Women   Full-time Part-time   Public Private Men Women
Actual                            
1994 14,279   6,372 7,907   8,138 6,141   11,134 3,145   2,133 985 1,149
1995 14,262   6,343 7,919   8,129 6,133   11,092 3,169   2,169 1,001 1,168
1996 14,368   6,353 8,015   8,303 6,065   11,121 3,247   2,274 1,047 1,228
1997 14,502   6,396 8,106   8,438 6,064   11,196 3,306   2,219 1,026 1,193
1998 14,507   6,369 8,138   8,563 5,944   11,138 3,369   2,213 1,023 1,190
1999 14,791   6,491 8,301   8,786 6,005   11,309 3,482   2,352 1,092 1,260
2000 15,312   6,722 8,591   9,010 6,303   11,753 3,560   2,428 1,124 1,304
2001 15,928   6,961 8,967   9,448 6,480   12,233 3,695   2,497 1,153 1,344
2002 16,612   7,202 9,410   9,946 6,665   12,752 3,860   2,571 1,171 1,400
2003 16,911   7,260 9,651   10,326 6,585   12,859 4,053   2,592 1,176 1,416
2004 17,272   7,387 9,885   10,610 6,662   12,980 4,292   2,630 1,190 1,440
2005 17,487   7,456 10,032   10,797 6,690   13,022 4,466   2,657 1,200 1,457
2006 17,759   7,575 10,184   10,957 6,802   13,180 4,579   2,707 1,229 1,479
2007 18,248   7,816 10,432   11,270 6,978   13,491 4,757   2,776 1,267 1,509
2008 19,103   8,189 10,914   11,748 7,355   13,972 5,131   3,025 1,389 1,635
Projected                            
2009 19,525   8,451 11,073   12,041 7,483   14,410 5,114   3,024 1,394 1,630
2010 19,641   8,511 11,130   12,139 7,502   14,492 5,149   3,043 1,404 1,639
2011 19,713   8,513 11,200   12,199 7,514   14,539 5,174   3,053 1,404 1,649
2012 19,892   8,539 11,353   12,308 7,584   14,663 5,229   3,076 1,407 1,669
2013 20,230   8,624 11,607   12,499 7,731   14,906 5,324   3,122 1,419 1,703
2014 20,709   8,757 11,952   12,775 7,933   15,253 5,456   3,189 1,439 1,750
2015 21,082   8,850 12,232   12,987 8,095   15,522 5,560   3,240 1,452 1,788
2016 21,436   8,936 12,500   13,190 8,247   15,778 5,658   3,288 1,464 1,824
2017 21,779   9,021 12,758   13,389 8,389   16,027 5,751   3,336 1,476 1,860
2018 22,139   9,110 13,029   13,607 8,532   16,291 5,849   3,388 1,490 1,898
2019 22,408   9,184 13,224   13,787 8,621   16,489 5,919   3,430 1,503 1,927
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Mean absolute percentage errors of selected education statistics can be found in table A-2, appendix A.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:94–99), and Spring 2001 through Spring 2009; Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model, 1980–2008; and First-Time Freshmen Model, 1975–2008. (This table was prepared February 2010.)

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