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Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

NCES 2011-026
September 2011


Table 24.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in public 2-year postsecondary degree-granting institutions, by sex and attendance status: Fall 1995 through fall 2020

[In thousands]
Year Total   Men   Women
Full-time Part-time Full-time Part-time
               
Actual              
1995 5,278   819 1,417   1,022 2,020
1996 5,314   833 1,423   1,039 2,019
1997 5,361   842 1,444   1,049 2,026
1998 5,246   841 1,383   1,040 1,981
1999 5,339   868 1,404   1,063 2,005
2000 5,697   891 1,549   1,109 2,148
2001 5,997   962 1,596   1,194 2,245
2002 6,270   1,035 1,605   1,299 2,332
2003 6,209   1,060 1,515   1,346 2,288
2004 6,244   1,065 1,518   1,360 2,300
2005 6,184   1,055 1,514   1,332 2,283
2006 6,225   1,067 1,533   1,325 2,300
2007 6,324   1,099 1,568   1,343 2,314
2008 6,640   1,152 1,672   1,396 2,420
2009 7,101   1,318 1,733   1,563 2,488
Projected              
2010 7,155   1,307 1,784   1,569 2,495
2011 7,181   1,309 1,791   1,575 2,506
2012 7,190   1,305 1,790   1,573 2,522
2013 7,266   1,308 1,799   1,590 2,569
2014 7,397   1,320 1,813   1,621 2,643
2015 7,515   1,330 1,824   1,649 2,712
2016 7,629   1,341 1,834   1,676 2,778
2017 7,736   1,352 1,845   1,703 2,836
2018 7,847   1,366 1,857   1,731 2,893
2019 7,951   1,383 1,867   1,760 2,941
2020 8,025   1,397 1,874   1,779 2,975
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:95–99), and Spring 2001 through Spring 2010; and Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model, 1980–2009. (This table was prepared January 2011.)

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