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Table 11B.-Total projected enrollment in all degree-granting institutions, by sex, age, and attendance status, with middle alternative projections: Fall 2000 to fall 2011
(In thousands)
Sex, age, and attendance status 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Men and women, total 14,979 15,300 15,527 15,812 16,074 16,296 16,533 16,754 17,005 17,249 17,457 17,688
14 to 17 years old 172 170 185 190 196 203 211 222 225 226 224 224
18 to 19 years old 3,458 3,543 3,543 3,597 3,694 3,739 3,799 3,890 4,020 4,122 4,136 4,111
20 to 21 years old 3,017 3,101 3,154 3,217 3,216 3,265 3,343 3,376 3,422 3,496 3,615 3,716
22 to 24 years old 2,395 2,457 2,538 2,611 2,682 2,719 2,732 2,764 2,792 2,829 2,862 2,928
25 to 29 years old 1,867 1,863 1,886 1,934 1,998 2,069 2,144 2,205 2,258 2,291 2,316 2,355
30 to 34 years old 1,185 1,223 1,243 1,257 1,259 1,255 1,244 1,256 1,280 1,315 1,356 1,405
35 years old and over 2,885 2,943 2,978 3,007 3,029 3,046 3,059 3,041 3,008 2,970 2,948 2,948
Men, total 6,538 6,644 6,708 6,786 6,862 6,922 6,991 7,066 7,159 7,252 7,325 7,401
14 to 17 years old 94 89 97 98 101 103 106 110 111 111 109 108
18 to 19 years old 1,551 1,585 1,582 1,598 1,635 1,649 1,668 1,702 1,755 1,797 1,797 1,783
20 to 21 years old 1,420 1,450 1,464 1,483 1,475 1,489 1,519 1,529 1,544 1,575 1,625 1,665
22 to 24 years old 1,091 1,136 1,181 1,216 1,249 1,264 1,267 1,280 1,292 1,306 1,319 1,346
25 to 29 years old 865 861 868 886 912 940 970 995 1,017 1,029 1,038 1,051
30 to 34 years old 521 531 533 532 526 519 510 511 518 529 543 559
35 years old and over 997 992 982 973 965 958 951 938 922 905 894 889
Women, total 8,441 8,656 8,819 9,026 9,212 9,374 9,542 9,688 9,846 9,997 10,132 10,287
14 to 17 years old 78 81 87 91 95 100 105 111 114 115 115 116
18 to 19 years old 1,907 1,958 1,961 1,999 2,059 2,091 2,132 2,187 2,265 2,326 2,338 2,328
20 to 21 years old 1,597 1,651 1,690 1,734 1,741 1,776 1,824 1,848 1,877 1,922 1,990 2,052
22 to 24 years old 1,305 1,321 1,357 1,395 1,434 1,455 1,465 1,484 1,500 1,522 1,543 1,583
25 to 29 years old 1,002 1,002 1,018 1,048 1,086 1,129 1,173 1,210 1,241 1,262 1,278 1,304
30 to 34 years old 664 692 710 725 733 737 735 745 763 786 813 846
35 years old and over 1,888 1,951 1,996 2,034 2,064 2,088 2,107 2,103 2,086 2,064 2,054 2,059
Full-time, total 8,797 9,035 9,170 9,366 9,544 9,696 9,869 10,039 10,239 10,432 10,586 10,747
14 to 17 years old 136 143 152 158 163 170 177 186 189 190 188 189
18 to 19 years old 2,857 2,956 2,976 3,041 3,137 3,187 3,247 3,332 3,449 3,541 3,556 3,540
20 to 21 years old 2,400 2,492 2,549 2,611 2,617 2,663 2,731 2,762 2,801 2,864 2,962 3,049
22 to 24 years old 1,613 1,642 1,688 1,731 1,776 1,798 1,805 1,826 1,844 1,867 1,890 1,937
25 to 29 years old 811 795 793 807 831 858 889 914 936 950 960 980
30 to 34 years old 372 391 398 401 401 399 395 398 405 415 427 445
35 years old and over 608 615 614 616 619 621 624 621 614 606 602 606
Full-time men 4,005 4,091 4,133 4,196 4,255 4,301 4,358 4,420 4,497 4,572 4,627 4,682
14 to 17 years old 69 74 79 81 83 85 88 91 92 91 90 90
18 to 19 years old 1,271 1,308 1,312 1,333 1,369 1,385 1,405 1,437 1,485 1,521 1,523 1,513
20 to 21 years old 1,144 1,171 1,184 1,201 1,196 1,209 1,233 1,242 1,255 1,280 1,321 1,354
22 to 24 years old 761 779 804 826 847 857 859 869 877 886 895 914
25 to 29 years old 401 396 394 399 409 420 433 443 453 457 461 468
30 to 34 years old 155 162 164 164 162 160 157 157 159 163 167 172
35 years old and over 204 201 196 191 188 186 184 181 177 173 171 171
Full-time women 4,792 4,945 5,038 5,171 5,290 5,394 5,511 5,619 5,742 5,860 5,959 6,065
14 to 17 years old 67 69 74 77 81 85 89 95 97 99 98 100
18 to 19 years old 1,585 1,648 1,664 1,708 1,768 1,802 1,843 1,895 1,965 2,020 2,033 2,027
20 to 21 years old 1,256 1,321 1,365 1,409 1,422 1,454 1,498 1,519 1,546 1,584 1,642 1,695
22 to 24 years old 852 864 884 906 928 940 946 957 967 981 995 1,023
25 to 29 years old 410 399 399 408 422 438 456 471 484 492 500 513
30 to 34 years old 218 229 234 238 240 240 239 241 246 253 261 272
35 years old and over 403 414 419 425 430 435 440 440 437 433 431 435
Part-time, total 6,182 6,265 6,357 6,446 6,530 6,600 6,664 6,715 6,766 6,816 6,871 6,942
14 to 17 years old 36 27 32 32 33 33 34 36 36 36 35 35
18 to 19 years old 602 587 567 555 557 553 552 558 571 582 580 571
20 to 21 years old 617 609 604 606 598 602 612 615 621 633 653 667
22 to 24 years old 782 815 851 880 907 921 927 938 948 961 973 991
25 to 29 years old 1,055 1,067 1,093 1,127 1,167 1,211 1,255 1,290 1,322 1,341 1,356 1,374
30 to 34 years old 813 831 846 856 858 856 849 858 875 900 928 961
35 years old and over 2,278 2,328 2,364 2,391 2,410 2,425 2,435 2,420 2,394 2,364 2,346 2,342
Part-time men 2,533 2,554 2,575 2,590 2,607 2,620 2,632 2,645 2,662 2,680 2,698 2,719
14 to 17 years old 25 15 18 17 18 18 19 19 20 19 19 19
18 to 19 years old 280 278 270 265 266 264 263 265 271 276 274 270
20 to 21 years old 276 279 280 282 279 280 285 287 289 295 304 311
22 to 24 years old 330 357 377 390 401 407 408 411 415 420 424 431
25 to 29 years old 464 465 473 486 503 520 538 552 565 572 577 583
30 to 34 years old 366 369 370 368 364 359 353 354 358 366 376 387
35 years old and over 793 791 787 781 777 772 768 757 745 732 723 718
Part-time women 3,648 3,711 3,782 3,855 3,922 3,980 4,031 4,069 4,104 4,136 4,173 4,222
14 to 17 years old 11 12 14 14 15 15 16 16 17 17 16 16
18 to 19 years old 322 309 297 291 291 289 289 293 300 306 306 301
20 to 21 years old 341 330 325 324 320 321 327 328 332 338 349 357
22 to 24 years old 452 458 473 489 505 515 519 526 533 541 549 560
25 to 29 years old 591 603 619 640 665 691 717 739 757 769 779 791
30 to 34 years old 446 462 476 488 494 497 496 504 517 533 552 574
35 years old and over 1,485 1,537 1,577 1,609 1,633 1,652 1,667 1,663 1,649 1,632 1,623 1,623
NOTE: 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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