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Table A1.1.-College enrollment rates, by age, sex, and attendance status, with middle alternative projections: Fall 1999, 2006, and 2011
Age, sex, and attendance status Actual Projected
1999 2006 2011
Men
Full-time
16 years old 0.0 0.2 0.2
17 years old 1.9 3.6 3.7
18 years old 28.2 31.4 32.0
19 years old 33.6 33.6 34.2
20 years old 31.5 29.6 30.0
21 years old 27.2 27.2 27.6
22 years old 22.4 18.6 19.0
23 years old 11.3 13.5 13.8
24 years old 10.8 10.3 10.5
25 to 29 years old 4.6 4.6 4.7
30 to 34 years old 1.4 1.7 1.8
35 to 44 years old 0.8 0.9 0.9
Part-time
16 years old 0.0 0.1 0.1
17 years old 0.3 0.7 0.7
18 years old 4.5 4.8 4.8
19 years old 10.2 7.3 6.9
20 years old 6.2 6.6 6.7
21 years old 6.5 6.5 6.5
22 years old 6.5 8.3 8.4
23 years old 6.0 6.5 6.6
24 years old 7.5 5.3 5.4
25 to 29 years old 5.2 5.7 5.8
30 to 34 years old 3.2 3.9 4.0
35 to 44 years old 3.3 3.7 3.7
Women  
Full-time  
16 years old 0.2 0.1 0.1
17 years old 2.6 4.0 4.5
18 years old 37.2 45.0 46.7
19 years old 44.5 44.8 46.6
20 years old 33.4 38.5 40.2
21 years old 29.3 34.3 35.9
22 years old 20.5 20.4 21.1
23 years old 16.1 16.0 16.4
24 years old 10.2 12.1 12.7
25 to 29 years old 5.0 4.8 5.1
30 to 34 years old 2.2 2.6 2.8
35 to 44 years old 1.8 2.1 2.2
Part-time
16 years old 0.0 0.0 0.0
17 years old 1.1 0.7 0.7
18 years old 7.1 6.5 6.5
19 years old 8.2 7.6 7.3
20 years old 7.5 8.0 8.1
21 years old 8.7 7.9 7.9
22 years old 9.6 10.7 11.1
23 years old 8.2 8.5 8.8
24 years old 9.7 7.4 7.6
25 to 29 years old 6.6 7.6 7.9
30 to 34 years old 5.0 5.4 5.8
35 to 44 years old 5.9 7.8 8.2
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model. (This table was prepared May 2001.)

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