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Table 17.-Total enrollment in private 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 2,524 910 343 856 414
1987 2,558 909 346 878 426
1988 2,634 933 347 918 436
1989 2,693 933 360 938 463
1990 2,730 944 361 959 466
1991 2,802 962 367 990 483
1992 2,864 970 375 1,016 503
1993 2,887 973 369 1,037 508
1994 2,924 978 367 1,063 516
1995 2,955 978 364 1,089 523
1996 2,998 991 356 1,133 518
1997 3,061 1,008 360 1,170 523
1998 3,126 1,038 353 1,220 514
1999 3,229 1,073 360 1,276 519
  Middle alternative projections
2000 3,191 1,044 366 1,252 530
2001 3,265 1,064 370 1,290 542
2002 3,316 1,076 372 1,314 554
2003 3,382 1,092 375 1,349 566
2004 3,440 1,107 377 1,379 577
2005 3,491 1,119 379 1,407 587
2006 3,545 1,133 380 1,437 595
2007 3,594 1,148 381 1,465 600
2008 3,650 1,167 383 1,495 605
2009 3,705 1,185 385 1,525 609
2010 3,754 1,200 387 1,552 615
2011 3,810 1,216 391 1,581 623
  Low alternative projections
2000 3,159 1,034 362 1,239 525
2001 3,236 1,054 367 1,278 537
2002 3,286 1,066 369 1,302 549
2003 3,345 1,080 371 1,334 560
2004 3,364 1,083 369 1,349 564
2005 3,386 1,085 368 1,365 569
2006 3,439 1,099 369 1,394 577
2007 3,486 1,114 370 1,421 582
2008 3,541 1,132 372 1,450 587
2009 3,594 1,149 373 1,479 591
2010 3,641 1,164 375 1,505 597
2011 3,696 1,180 379 1,534 604
  High alternative projections
2000 3,223 1,054 370 1,265 535
2001 3,294 1,074 373 1,302 547
2002 3,346 1,086 375 1,326 559
2003 3,419 1,104 379 1,364 572
2004 3,516 1,131 385 1,409 590
2005 3,596 1,153 390 1,449 605
2006 3,651 1,167 391 1,480 613
2007 3,702 1,182 392 1,509 618
2008 3,760 1,202 394 1,540 623
2009 3,816 1,221 397 1,571 627
2010 3,867 1,236 399 1,599 633
2011 3,924 1,252 403 1,628 642
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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