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Projections of Education Statistics to 2019

NCES 2011-017
March 2011


Table 22.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in all degree-granting institutions, by sex and attendance status: Fall 1994 through fall 2019

[In thousands]
Year Total   Men   Women
  Full-time Part-time   Full-time Part-time
Actual              
1994 14,279   3,855 2,517   4,283 3,624
1995 14,262   3,807 2,535   4,321 3,598
1996 14,368   3,851 2,502   4,452 3,563
1997 14,502   3,890 2,506   4,548 3,559
1998 14,507   3,934 2,436   4,630 3,508
1999 14,791   4,026 2,465   4,761 3,540
2000 15,312   4,111 2,611   4,899 3,692
2001 15,928   4,300 2,661   5,148 3,820
2002 16,612   4,501 2,701   5,445 3,964
2003 16,911   4,638 2,622   5,688 3,963
2004 17,272   4,739 2,648   5,871 4,014
2005 17,487   4,803 2,653   5,994 4,038
2006 17,759   4,879 2,695   6,078 4,106
2007 18,248   5,029 2,786   6,240 4,192
2008 19,103   5,234 2,955   6,513 4,401
Projected              
2009 19,525   5,433 3,019   6,609 4,465
2010 19,641   5,479 3,032   6,660 4,471
2011 19,713   5,483 3,030   6,716 4,484
2012 19,892   5,501 3,037   6,806 4,547
2013 20,230   5,558 3,066   6,941 4,666
2014 20,709   5,652 3,105   7,123 4,828
2015 21,082   5,719 3,131   7,268 4,964
2016 21,436   5,781 3,155   7,408 5,091
2017 21,779   5,842 3,179   7,548 5,210
2018 22,139   5,908 3,202   7,699 5,330
2019 22,408   5,966 3,218   7,821 5,403
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; and Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model, 1980–2008. (This table was prepared February 2010.)

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