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Table 15.-Total enrollment in public 4-year degree-granting institutions, by sex and attendance status, with alternative projections: Fall 1986 to fall 2011
(In thousands)
Year Total Men Women
Full-time Part-time Full-time Part-time
1986 5,301 1,865 706 1,793 937
1987 5,432 1,882 723 1,854 973
1988 5,546 1,910 722 1,932 982
1989 5,694 1,938 743 1,997 1,017
1990 5,848 1,982 764 2,051 1,050
1991 5,905 2,006 765 2,083 1,051
1992 5,900 2,005 760 2,090 1,045
1993 5,852 1,989 750 2,085 1,027
1994 5,825 1,966 738 2,100 1,022
1995 5,815 1,951 720 2,134 1,009
1996 5,806 1,943 703 2,163 997
1997 5,835 1,951 687 2,214 984
1998 5,892 1,959 685 2,260 988
1999 5,970 1,984 686 2,309 991
  Middle alternative projections
2000 6,055 1,994 706 2,337 1,018
2001 6,202 2,036 714 2,411 1,040
2002 6,300 2,059 720 2,458 1,064
2003 6,427 2,091 725 2,524 1,087
2004 6,538 2,119 730 2,581 1,108
2005 6,634 2,143 734 2,632 1,126
2006 6,738 2,171 736 2,690 1,141
2007 6,835 2,201 739 2,742 1,152
2008 6,944 2,238 743 2,801 1,161
2009 7,052 2,275 747 2,859 1,170
2010 7,147 2,305 752 2,910 1,180
2011 7,253 2,334 759 2,964 1,196
  Low alternative projections
2000 5,994 1,974 699 2,314 1,008
2001 6,146 2,018 708 2,389 1,031
2002 6,243 2,040 714 2,436 1,054
2003 6,356 2,068 717 2,496 1,075
2004 6,394 2,072 714 2,524 1,084
2005 6,435 2,079 712 2,553 1,092
2006 6,536 2,106 714 2,609 1,107
2007 6,630 2,135 717 2,660 1,117
2008 6,736 2,171 721 2,717 1,126
2009 6,840 2,207 725 2,773 1,135
2010 6,933 2,236 729 2,823 1,145
2011 7,035 2,264 736 2,875 1,160
  High alternative projections
2000 6,116 2,014 713 2,360 1,028
2001 6,258 2,054 720 2,433 1,049
2002 6,357 2,078 726 2,480 1,074
2003 6,498 2,114 733 2,552 1,099
2004 6,682 2,166 746 2,638 1,132
2005 6,833 2,207 756 2,711 1,160
2006 6,940 2,236 758 2,771 1,175
2007 7,040 2,267 761 2,824 1,187
2008 7,152 2,305 765 2,885 1,196
2009 7,264 2,343 769 2,945 1,205
2010 7,361 2,374 775 2,997 1,215
2011 7,471 2,404 782 3,053 1,232
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. 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; and Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model. (This table was prepared May 2001.)

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