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Projections of Education Statistics to 2011
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Table 13.-Total enrollment in all degree-granting institutions, by sex, age, and attendance status, with high 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 17,029 18,219
14 to 17 years old 125 231 143 218 231
18 to 19 years old 2,864 3,038 3,414 3,913 4,235
20 to 21 years old 2,920 2,659 2,989 3,443 3,828
22 to 24 years old 2,306 2,324 2,435 2,814 3,016
25 to 29 years old 2,072 2,128 1,870 2,208 2,425
30 to 34 years old 1,415 1,196 1,145 1,282 1,447
35 years old and over 2,656 2,791 2,796 3,150 3,036
Men, total 6,502 6,353 6,491 7,201 7,623
14 to 17 years old 50 92 72 110 112
18 to 19 years old 1,299 1,354 1,541 1,718 1,836
20 to 21 years old 1,387 1,228 1,392 1,564 1,715
22 to 24 years old 1,232 1,177 1,090 1,305 1,386
25 to 29 years old 1,049 991 874 1,000 1,083
30 to 34 years old 614 477 517 525 576
35 years old and over 870 1,033 1,005 980 916
Women, total 7,857 8,015 8,301 9,828 10,596
14 to 17 years old 76 139 72 108 119
18 to 19 years old 1,565 1,684 1,874 2,196 2,398
20 to 21 years old 1,533 1,430 1,597 1,879 2,113
22 to 24 years old 1,074 1,147 1,344 1,509 1,630
25 to 29 years old 1,022 1,137 995 1,209 1,343
30 to 34 years old 800 719 627 757 871
35 years old and over 1,786 1,758 1,791 2,170 2,121
Full-time, total 8,115 8,303 8,786 10,165 11,069
14 to 17 years old 117 166 129 182 195
18 to 19 years old 2,466 2,553 2,848 3,345 3,646
20 to 21 years old 2,342 2,117 2,362 2,813 3,141
22 to 24 years old 1,467 1,598 1,662 1,860 1,995
25 to 29 years old 830 911 854 916 1,010
30 to 34 years old 382 383 338 407 458
35 years old and over 513 575 593 643 624
Full-time men 3,929 3,851 4,026 4,489 4,822
14 to 17 years old 41 72 63 90 92
18 to 19 years old 1,141 1,126 1,271 1,447 1,558
20 to 21 years old 1,103 969 1,125 1,270 1,395
22 to 24 years old 817 858 788 885 942
25 to 29 years old 465 444 416 446 482
30 to 34 years old 174 143 149 161 177
35 years old and over 187 240 213 189 176
Full-time women 4,186 4,452 4,761 5,676 6,247
14 to 17 years old 76 95 66 92 103
18 to 19 years old 1,325 1,426 1,577 1,898 2,088
20 to 21 years old 1,239 1,148 1,237 1,543 1,746
22 to 24 years old 650 740 875 974 1,053
25 to 29 years old 364 467 437 470 528
30 to 34 years old 208 240 190 246 280
35 years old and over 325 336 380 453 448
Part-time, total 6,244 6,065 6,005 6,864 7,150
14 to 17 years old 9 65 14 35 36
18 to 19 years old 399 485 566 569 588
20 to 21 years old 578 542 627 630 687
22 to 24 years old 840 727 772 954 1,021
25 to 29 years old 1,242 1,217 1,016 1,292 1,416
30 to 34 years old 1,033 813 806 875 989
35 years old and over 2,143 2,216 2,203 2,508 2,412
Part-time men 2,572 2,502 2,465 2,711 2,801
14 to 17 years old 9 20 8 19 19
18 to 19 years old 158 228 269 271 278
20 to 21 years old 285 260 267 294 320
22 to 24 years old 415 319 302 420 444
25 to 29 years old 584 547 458 554 601
30 to 34 years old 440 334 369 363 399
35 years old and over 682 793 791 791 740
Part-time women 3,671 3,563 3,540 4,152 4,349
14 to 17 years old 0 45 6 16 17
18 to 19 years old 241 257 297 298 310
20 to 21 years old 294 282 360 336 367
22 to 24 years old 425 407 470 535 577
25 to 29 years old 658 670 558 739 815
30 to 34 years old 593 479 438 511 591
35 years old and over 1,461 1,423 1,411 1,717 1,672
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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