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Table 12.-Total enrollment in all degree-granting institutions, by sex, age, and attendance status, with low alternative projections: Fall 1991, 1996, 1999, 2006, and 2011
(In thousands)
Sex, age, and attendance status 1991 1996 1999 2006 2011
Men and women, total 14,359 14,368 14,791 16,037 17,157
14 to 17 years old 125 231 143 205 218
18 to 19 years old 2,864 3,038 3,414 3,685 3,988
20 to 21 years old 2,920 2,659 2,989 3,243 3,605
22 to 24 years old 2,306 2,324 2,435 2,650 2,840
25 to 29 years old 2,072 2,128 1,870 2,080 2,284
30 to 34 years old 1,415 1,196 1,145 1,207 1,363
35 years old and over 2,656 2,791 2,796 2,967 2,860
Men, total 6,502 6,353 6,491 6,781 7,179
14 to 17 years old 50 92 72 103 105
18 to 19 years old 1,299 1,354 1,541 1,618 1,729
20 to 21 years old 1,387 1,228 1,392 1,473 1,615
22 to 24 years old 1,232 1,177 1,090 1,229 1,305
25 to 29 years old 1,049 991 874 941 1,020
30 to 34 years old 614 477 517 494 542
35 years old and over 870 1,033 1,005 923 862
Women, total 7,857 8,015 8,301 9,256 9,978
14 to 17 years old 76 139 72 102 112
18 to 19 years old 1,565 1,684 1,874 2,068 2,259
20 to 21 years old 1,533 1,430 1,597 1,770 1,990
22 to 24 years old 1,074 1,147 1,344 1,421 1,535
25 to 29 years old 1,022 1,137 995 1,138 1,265
30 to 34 years old 800 719 627 713 821
35 years old and over 1,786 1,758 1,791 2,044 1,997
Full-time, total 8,115 8,303 8,786 9,573 10,425
14 to 17 years old 117 166 129 172 183
18 to 19 years old 2,466 2,553 2,848 3,150 3,434
20 to 21 years old 2,342 2,117 2,362 2,649 2,958
22 to 24 years old 1,467 1,598 1,662 1,751 1,879
25 to 29 years old 830 911 854 862 951
30 to 34 years old 382 383 338 383 431
35 years old and over 513 575 593 605 588
Full-time men 3,929 3,851 4,026 4,227 4,542
14 to 17 years old 41 72 63 85 87
18 to 19 years old 1,141 1,126 1,271 1,362 1,467
20 to 21 years old 1,103 969 1,125 1,196 1,313
22 to 24 years old 817 858 788 834 887
25 to 29 years old 465 444 416 420 454
30 to 34 years old 174 143 149 152 167
35 years old and over 187 240 213 178 166
Full-time women 4,186 4,452 4,761 5,346 5,883
14 to 17 years old 76 95 66 87 97
18 to 19 years old 1,325 1,426 1,577 1,787 1,967
20 to 21 years old 1,239 1,148 1,237 1,453 1,644
22 to 24 years old 650 740 875 918 992
25 to 29 years old 364 467 437 443 497
30 to 34 years old 208 240 190 231 264
35 years old and over 325 336 380 427 422
Part-time, total 6,244 6,065 6,005 6,464 6,734
14 to 17 years old 9 65 14 33 34
18 to 19 years old 399 485 566 536 554
20 to 21 years old 578 542 627 593 647
22 to 24 years old 840 727 772 899 961
25 to 29 years old 1,242 1,217 1,016 1,217 1,333
30 to 34 years old 1,033 813 806 824 932
35 years old and over 2,143 2,216 2,203 2,362 2,272
Part-time men 2,572 2,502 2,465 2,553 2,637
14 to 17 years old 9 20 8 18 18
18 to 19 years old 158 228 269 255 262
20 to 21 years old 285 260 267 277 301
22 to 24 years old 415 319 302 395 418
25 to 29 years old 584 547 458 521 566
30 to 34 years old 440 334 369 342 375
35 years old and over 682 793 791 745 697
Part-time women 3,671 3,563 3,540 3,910 4,095
14 to 17 years old 0 45 6 15 16
18 to 19 years old 241 257 297 281 292
20 to 21 years old 294 282 360 317 346
22 to 24 years old 425 407 470 504 543
25 to 29 years old 658 670 558 696 767
30 to 34 years old 593 479 438 481 556
35 years old and over 1,461 1,423 1,411 1,617 1,575
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Data for 2006 and 2011 are projected. 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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