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Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

NCES 2011-026
September 2011


Table 25.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in private 4-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 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
2009 5,197   1,596 518   2,228 855
Projected              
2010 5,238   1,611 526   2,241 860
2011 5,271   1,618 528   2,259 865
2012 5,285   1,619 530   2,264 872
2013 5,346   1,628 534   2,292 891
2014 5,445   1,646 541   2,338 920
2015 5,533   1,661 546   2,378 948
2016 5,616   1,676 551   2,415 973
2017 5,688   1,689 556   2,447 996
2018 5,761   1,702 561   2,480 1,018
2019 5,827   1,717 564   2,511 1,035
2020 5,873   1,729 566   2,532 1,046
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 February 2011.)

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