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Projections of Education Statistics to 2021

NCES 2013-008
January 2013


Figure 17.  Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in all postsecondary degree-granting institutions, by age group: Fall 1996, fall 2010, and fall 2021
 
Actual and projected numbers for enrollment in all postsecondary degree-granting institutions, by age group: Fall 1996, fall 2010, and fall 2021
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Data by age are based on the distribution by age from the Census Bureau. Mean absolute percentage errors of selected education statistics can be found in table A-2, appendix A. Calculations are based on unrounded numbers.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:96); IPEDS Spring 2011, Enrollment component; Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model, 19802010; and U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, "Social and Economic Characteristics of Students," various years. (This figure was prepared February 2012.)
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