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Projections of Education Statistics to 2021

NCES 2013-008
January 2013


Table 30.  Actual and projected numbers for first-time freshmen fall enrollment in all postsecondary degree-granting institutions, by sex: Fall 1996 through fall 2021
[In thousands]
Year   Total Men Women
         
Actual        
1996   2,274 1,047 1,228
1997   2,219 1,026 1,193
1998   2,213 1,023 1,190
1999   2,358 1,095 1,263
2000   2,428 1,124 1,304
2001   2,497 1,153 1,344
2002   2,571 1,171 1,400
2003   2,592 1,176 1,416
2004   2,630 1,190 1,440
2005   2,657 1,200 1,457
2006   2,707 1,229 1,479
2007   2,776 1,267 1,509
2008   3,025 1,389 1,635
2009   3,210 1,480 1,730
2010   3,157 1,462 1,695
Projected        
2011   3,208 1,496 1,712
2012   3,243 1,507 1,736
2013   3,273 1,514 1,759
2014   3,305 1,517 1,788
2015   3,331 1,518 1,812
2016   3,364 1,525 1,839
2017   3,410 1,539 1,871
2018   3,463 1,556 1,907
2019   3,516 1,574 1,941
2020   3,562 1,591 1,970
2021   3,597 1,605 1,991
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 (IPEDS), “Fall Enrollment Survey” (IPEDS-EF:96–99); IPEDS Spring 2001 through Spring 2011, Enrollment component; and Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model, 1980–2010. (This table was prepared January 2012.)

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