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Projections of Education Statistics to 2019

NCES 2011-017
March 2011


Table 23.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in public 4-year 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 5,825   1,966 738   2,100 1,022
1995 5,815   1,951 720   2,134 1,009
1996 5,806   1,943 703   2,163 997
1997 5,835   1,951 687   2,214 984
1998 5,892   1,959 685   2,260 988
1999 5,970   1,984 686   2,309 991
2000 6,055   2,009 683   2,363 1,001
2001 6,236   2,082 687   2,450 1,017
2002 6,482   2,167 706   2,557 1,052
2003 6,649   2,225 713   2,639 1,072
2004 6,737   2,260 717   2,684 1,076
2005 6,838   2,295 724   2,726 1,091
2006 6,955   2,339 740   2,765 1,111
2007 7,167   2,418 773   2,827 1,149
2008 7,332   2,488 789   2,890 1,165
Projected              
2009 7,567   2,594 814   2,971 1,188
2010 7,623   2,619 817   2,997 1,189
2011 7,658   2,623 817   3,025 1,193
2012 7,730   2,633 820   3,066 1,212
2013 7,860   2,660 829   3,125 1,246
2014 8,042   2,705 841   3,205 1,291
2015 8,184   2,737 850   3,267 1,330
2016 8,318   2,766 858   3,328 1,366
2017 8,445   2,793 865   3,387 1,400
2018 8,580   2,823 872   3,452 1,433
2019 8,682   2,849 876   3,504 1,453
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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