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Table 11A.-Total enrollment in all degree-granting institutions, by sex, age, and attendance status: Fall 1986 to fall 1999
(In thousands)
Sex, age, and attendance status 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Men and women, total 12,505 12,767 13,055 13,539 13,819 14,359 14,486 14,305 14,279 14,262 14,368 14,502 14,507 14,791
14 to 17 years old 206 264 179 185 177 125 186 127 138 148 231 171 119 143
18 to 19 years old 2,914 3,012 2,940 3,041 2,950 2,864 2,784 2,840 2,787 2,894 3,038 3,061 3,382 3,414
20 to 21 years old 2,304 2,651 2,667 2,550 2,761 2,920 2,883 2,674 2,724 2,705 2,659 2,875 2,811 2,989
22 to 24 years old 2,051 1,979 2,068 2,185 2,144 2,306 2,527 2,570 2,482 2,411 2,324 2,475 2,377 2,435
25 to 29 years old 1,893 1,745 1,740 1,979 1,982 2,072 1,985 2,002 1,985 2,120 2,128 1,999 1,991 1,870
30 to 34 years old 1,219 1,223 1,283 1,305 1,322 1,415 1,456 1,345 1,414 1,236 1,196 1,109 1,195 1,145
35 years old and over 1,918 1,892 2,179 2,293 2,484 2,656 2,665 2,747 2,750 2,747 2,791 2,814 2,632 2,796
Men, total 5,885 5,932 6,002 6,190 6,284 6,502 6,524 6,427 6,372 6,343 6,353 6,396 6,369 6,491
14 to 17 years old 85 127 58 77 87 50 89 54 62 61 92 56 45 72
18 to 19 years old 1,428 1,427 1,343 1,433 1,421 1,299 1,305 1,288 1,302 1,338 1,354 1,414 1,535 1,541
20 to 21 years old 1,143 1,318 1,332 1,261 1,368 1,387 1,342 1,284 1,264 1,282 1,228 1,374 1,374 1,392
22 to 24 years old 1,067 995 1,130 1,084 1,107 1,232 1,272 1,344 1,238 1,153 1,177 1,200 1,127 1,090
25 to 29 years old 1,001 920 844 993 940 1,049 955 903 936 962 991 972 908 874
30 to 34 years old 545 520 588 562 537 614 627 584 601 561 477 443 463 517
35 years old and over 616 625 707 782 824 870 933 970 969 986 1,033 938 917 1,005
Women, total 6,620 6,835 7,053 7,349 7,535 7,857 7,963 7,877 7,907 7,919 8,015 8,106 8,138 8,301
14 to 17 years old 121 136 121 108 90 76 97 73 75 87 139 115 74 72
18 to 19 years old 1,486 1,585 1,596 1,608 1,529 1,565 1,479 1,552 1,485 1,557 1,684 1,647 1,847 1,874
20 to 21 years old 1,161 1,333 1,336 1,290 1,392 1,533 1,541 1,391 1,461 1,424 1,430 1,501 1,437 1,597
22 to 24 years old 983 984 937 1,101 1,037 1,074 1,255 1,226 1,243 1,258 1,147 1,275 1,250 1,344
25 to 29 years old 892 825 896 986 1,043 1,022 1,030 1,098 1,049 1,159 1,137 1,027 1,083 995
30 to 34 years old 673 703 695 743 784 800 828 761 812 675 719 666 732 627
35 years old and over 1,302 1,268 1,472 1,511 1,659 1,786 1,732 1,777 1,781 1,760 1,758 1,877 1,715 1,791
Full-time, total 7,120 7,231 7,437 7,661 7,821 8,115 8,161 8,128 8,138 8,129 8,303 8,438 8,563 8,786
14 to 17 years old 187 146 150 154 144 117 179 92 118 123 166 123 93 129
18 to 19 years old 2,524 2,568 2,528 2,671 2,548 2,466 2,382 2,370 2,321 2,387 2,553 2,534 2,794 2,848
20 to 21 years old 1,844 2,060 2,108 2,064 2,151 2,342 2,267 2,148 2,178 2,109 2,117 2,275 2,271 2,362
22 to 24 years old 1,264 1,185 1,243 1,300 1,350 1,467 1,594 1,612 1,551 1,517 1,598 1,606 1,564 1,662
25 to 29 years old 658 650 670 667 770 830 731 839 869 908 911 897 890 854
30 to 34 years old 310 278 350 332 387 382 409 424 440 430 383 377 367 338
35 years old and over 333 344 389 474 471 513 598 643 660 653 575 626 584 593
Full-time men 3,599 3,611 3,662 3,740 3,808 3,929 3,926 3,891 3,855 3,807 3,851 3,890 3,934 4,026
14 to 17 years old 81 70 51 60 71 41 86 37 51 54 72 48 39 63
18 to 19 years old 1,250 1,228 1,171 1,289 1,230 1,141 1,130 1,079 1,081 1,091 1,126 1,154 1,240 1,271
20 to 21 years old 938 1,039 1,032 1,017 1,055 1,103 1,084 1,003 1,029 999 969 1,074 1,129 1,125
22 to 24 years old 691 649 723 696 742 817 854 896 811 789 858 770 777 788
25 to 29 years old 381 353 383 366 401 465 378 443 457 454 444 475 424 416
30 to 34 years old 150 139 158 151 156 174 174 180 193 183 143 160 141 149
35 years old and over 109 132 145 162 152 187 220 253 232 238 240 210 184 213
Full-time women 3,521 3,620 3,775 3,921 4,013 4,186 4,235 4,237 4,283 4,321 4,452 4,548 4,630 4,761
14 to 17 years old 107 76 99 93 73 76 93 55 67 69 95 75 54 66
18 to 19 years old 1,275 1,341 1,357 1,383 1,318 1,325 1,253 1,291 1,240 1,296 1,426 1,380 1,555 1,577
20 to 21 years old 906 1,021 1,076 1,047 1,096 1,239 1,183 1,145 1,149 1,111 1,148 1,201 1,142 1,237
22 to 24 years old 573 536 520 604 608 650 739 716 740 729 740 836 787 875
25 to 29 years old 277 296 287 301 369 364 353 396 412 455 467 422 466 437
30 to 34 years old 160 139 192 182 231 208 235 244 247 247 240 217 226 190
35 years old and over 223 211 244 311 319 325 377 390 428 415 336 416 400 380
Part-time, total 5,384 5,536 5,618 5,878 5,998 6,244 6,325 6,177 6,141 6,133 6,065 6,064 5,944 6,005
14 to 17 years old 19 117 29 32 32 9 7 35 19 25 65 48 26 14
18 to 19 years old 390 444 412 370 402 399 402 470 466 507 485 526 588 566
20 to 21 years old 460 591 559 487 610 578 616 526 546 596 542 600 540 627
22 to 24 years old 787 794 825 885 794 840 933 958 930 894 727 869 813 772
25 to 29 years old 1,235 1,096 1,070 1,312 1,213 1,242 1,254 1,163 1,116 1,212 1,217 1,101 1,101 1,016
30 to 34 years old 909 945 933 973 935 1,033 1,046 921 973 805 813 732 828 806
35 years old and over 1,586 1,549 1,790 1,819 2,012 2,143 2,068 2,104 2,091 2,093 2,216 2,188 2,048 2,203
Part-time men 2,286 2,321 2,340 2,450 2,476 2,572 2,597 2,537 2,517 2,535 2,502 2,506 2,436 2,465
14 to 17 years old 5 57 7 17 16 9 4 17 11 7 20 9 5 8
18 to 19 years old 178 199 172 144 191 158 176 210 220 246 228 260 296 269
20 to 21 years old 205 279 300 244 313 285 258 281 235 283 260 300 245 267
22 to 24 years old 377 346 408 388 365 415 417 448 427 365 319 430 350 302
25 to 29 years old 620 567 461 627 539 584 577 460 479 508 547 497 485 458
30 to 34 years old 395 381 431 411 381 440 453 404 408 378 334 283 322 369
35 years old and over 507 492 561 619 672 682 713 717 737 748 793 728 733 791
Part-time women 3,099 3,214 3,278 3,428 3,521 3,671 3,728 3,640 3,624 3,598 3,563 3,559 3,508 3,540
14 to 17 years old 14 61 22 15 17 0 3 18 8 18 45 39 21 6
18 to 19 years old 212 244 240 226 211 241 226 261 245 261 257 267 292 297
20 to 21 years old 255 312 260 243 297 294 358 245 311 313 282 300 295 360
22 to 24 years old 410 448 417 497 429 425 516 510 504 529 407 439 463 470
25 to 29 years old 615 528 609 685 674 658 677 702 637 704 670 605 617 558
30 to 34 years old 514 564 503 562 554 593 593 517 565 427 479 449 506 438
35 years old and over 1,079 1,056 1,229 1,200 1,340 1,461 1,355 1,386 1,354 1,345 1,423 1,460 1,315 1,411
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Data by age are based on the distribution by age from the Bureau of the Census. Data for 1999 were imputed using alternative procedures. (See Appendix E for more details.) Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding. Mean absolute percentage errors of selected education statistics can be found in table A2.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Fall Enrollment in Colleges and Universities" surveys; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) surveys; Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model; and U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Reports, "Social and Economic Characteristics of Students," various years. (This table was prepared May 2001.)

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