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Table B.3.b.-1. Percentage of persons ages 1829 enrolled in 4-year or above colleges or universities, by age group, student level, locale, and sex: 2008
Ages 18–24 Ages 25–29
Enrolled in any program Enrolled in any program Enrolled in undergraduate programs Enrolled in graduate or professional programs
Student locale and sex Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error
Total enrolled  41.7 (0.11)   15.8 (0.10)   10.4 (0.07)   5.4 (0.05)
City  46.4 (0.20)   18.0 (0.15)   11.0 (0.12)   7.0 (0.09)
Suburban  42.1 (0.19)   16.4 (0.17)   10.9 (0.14)   5.5 (0.08)
Town  42.3 (0.32)   13.2 (0.26)   10.1 (0.24)   3.1 (0.12)
Rural  31.3 (0.26)   11.2 (0.15)   8.2 (0.12)   3.0 (0.08)
                       
Male  37.5 (0.17)   13.5 (0.11)   9.1 (0.10)   4.5 (0.06)
City  42.9 (0.30)   16.1 (0.21)   10.1 (0.17)   6.1 (0.12)
Suburban  38.1 (0.30)   14.2 (0.19)   9.6 (0.18)   4.5 (0.11)
Town  37.5 (0.45)   10.9 (0.33)   8.5 (0.31)   2.4 (0.15)
Rural  26.1 (0.28)   8.6 (0.20)   6.5 (0.16)   2.1 (0.09)
                       
Female  46.3 (0.14)   18.1 (0.13)   11.7 (0.11)   6.4 (0.08)
City  50.0 (0.25)   20.0 (0.22)   12.0 (0.20)   8.0 (0.15)
Suburban  46.3 (0.26)   18.7 (0.25)   12.2 (0.21)   6.5 (0.13)
Town  47.5 (0.49)   15.7 (0.37)   11.9 (0.32)   3.8 (0.16)
Rural  37.4 (0.35)   14.1 (0.23)   10.1 (0.21)   4.0 (0.13)
NOTE: Professional programs include first-professional degree programs. Data based on location of residence of student. For more details on urban-centric locale categories, see http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ruraled/page2.asp.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS), 2008, previously unpublished data.
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