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Projections of Education Statistics to 2021

NCES 2013-008
January 2013


Table A-20.  Actual and projected percentages of part-time students at postsecondary degree-granting institutions, by sex, age group, student level, and level of institution: Fall 2010, and fall 2011 through fall 2021
Age, student level, and level of institution Men   Women
Actual 2010 Projected
2011 through 2021
  Actual 2010 Projected
2011 through 2021
18 and 19 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 19.6 19.5   24.5 24.5
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 80.3 80.0   74.9 75.0
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions # 0.5   0.6 0.5
           
20 and 21 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 24.9 24.8   24.6 24.7
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 75.2 74.5   74.3 74.2
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions # 0.7   1.1 1.1
           
22 to 24 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 31.8 31.8   36.3 36.3
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 58.1 58.2   51.5 51.4
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 10.0 9.9   12.2 12.3
           
25 to 29 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 32.7 32.7   32.3 32.3
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 49.2 49.2   48.3 48.3
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 18.1 18.1   19.5 19.4
           
30 to 34 years old          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 36.9 36.9   29.3 29.3
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 41.3 41.3   47.9 47.9
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 21.8 21.8   22.8 22.8
           
35 years and over          
Undergraduate, 4-year institutions 27.0 27.0   27.4 27.4
Undergraduate, 2-year institutions 45.9 46.1   47.9 47.9
Postbaccalaureate, 4-year institutions 27.2 26.9   24.7 24.7
# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, Spring 2011; Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model, 1981–2010; and U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, "Social and Economic Characteristics of Students," 2010. (This table was prepared February 2012.)

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