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Projections of Education Statistics to 2019

NCES 2011-017
March 2011


Table 25.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in private 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 2,924   978 367   1,063 516
1995 2,955   978 364   1,089 523
1996 2,998   991 356   1,133 518
1997 3,061   1,008 360   1,170 523
1998 3,126   1,038 353   1,220 514
1999 3,229   1,073 360   1,276 519
2000 3,308   1,107 365   1,315 522
2001 3,441   1,151 365   1,389 536
2002 3,601   1,199 377   1,468 557
2003 3,768   1,250 382   1,561 574
2004 3,990   1,313 400   1,670 607
2005 4,162   1,354 402   1,774 632
2006 4,285   1,381 411   1,830 664
2007 4,464   1,422 433   1,911 698
2008 4,800   1,496 480   2,041 782
Projected              
2009 4,785   1,540 475   2,016 754
2010 4,818   1,554 477   2,033 754
2011 4,842   1,557 477   2,052 757
2012 4,894   1,564 479   2,083 768
2013 4,985   1,583 484   2,127 790
2014 5,109   1,612 492   2,185 820
2015 5,206   1,633 497   2,231 845
2016 5,299   1,652 502   2,275 869
2017 5,386   1,670 507   2,318 891
2018 5,476   1,688 511   2,364 912
2019 5,541   1,703 514   2,398 925
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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