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Projections of Education Statistics to 2019

NCES 2011-017
March 2011


Table A-18.  Actual and projected numbers for the percentage distribution of part-time students at degree-granting institutions, by sex and age group: Fall 2008, and 2009 through 2019

Age and institution type Men   Women
Actual 2008 Projected
2009 through 2019
  Actual 2008 Projected
2009 through 2019
 
18 and 19 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 14.9 17.6   20.4 20.4
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 85.0 82.1   79.9 79.4
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 0.1 0.3   # 0.3
           
20 and 21 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 33.3 30.9   30.4 31.5
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 66.2 68.7   69.4 67.8
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 0.6 0.4   0.2 0.7
           
22 to 24 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 31.8 32.5   31.0 29.6
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 61.2 59.4   55.3 57.2
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 7.0 8.1   13.7 13.1
           
25 to 29 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 25.3 26.3   26.0 24.7
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 55.6 54.1   53.4 53.5
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 19.1 19.6   20.5 21.8
           
30 to 34 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 25.5 24.5   26.4 25.1
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 51.4 49.9   49.5 50.8
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 23.1 25.6   24.1 24.2
           
35 years and over          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 28.4 25.7   25.4 24.4
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 44.7 47.3   50.0 50.9
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 26.9 26.9   24.6 24.6
# 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 2009; Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model, 1980–2008; and U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, "Social and Economic Characteristics of Students," 2008. (This table was prepared February 2010.)

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