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Table 214. Number of institutions and enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by size, and type and control of institution: Fall 2002

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                               |                                            Enrollment size
Type and control of            |_____________________________________________________________________________________________
institution                    |          |Under |200 to |500 to |1,000 to |2,500 to |5,000 to |10,000 to|20,000 to|30,000 or
                               |    Total |  200 |   499 |    999|    2,499|   4,999 |   9,999 |  19,999 |  29,999 |    more
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1                              |        2 |    3 |     4 |     5 |       6 |       7 |       8 |       9 |      10 |      11
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Number of institutions         |          |      |       |       |         |         |         |         |         |
     Total ....................|     4,071|   459|    600|    539|      905|      630|      468|      304|      112|       54
                               |__________|______|_______|_______|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________
Doctoral, extensive\1\ ........|       152|     0|      0|      0|        2|        3|       13|       49|       53|       32
Doctoral, intensive\2\ ........|       107|     0|      1|      1|        4|       17|       32|       38|       12|        2
Master's\3\ ...................|       635|     2|      4|     27|      152|      184|      178|       73|       10|        5
Baccalaureate\4\ ..............|       633|    11|     51|    143|      325|       81|       17|        4|        1|        0
Specialized institutions\5\ ...|       884|   251|    238|    188|      136|       55|       12|        3|        1|        0
Associate's of arts ...........|     1,660|   195|    306|    180|      286|      290|      216|      137|       35|       15
                               |          |      |       |       |         |         |         |         |         |
Public ........................|     1,685|    20|     64|     86|      339|      390|      373|      259|      104|       50
  Doctoral, extensive\1\ ......|       103|     0|      0|      0|        0|        1|        1|       25|       47|       29
  Doctoral, intensive\2\ ......|        63|     0|      0|      0|        2|        2|       16|       31|       10|        2
  Master's\3\ .................|       275|     0|      0|      1|       19|       56|      124|       61|       10|        4
  Baccalaureate\4\ ............|       100|     0|      1|     10|       43|       27|       14|        4|        1|        0
  Specialized institutions\5\ .|        82|     4|      8|     17|       27|       22|        2|        1|        1|        0
    Art, music, or design .....|         3|     0|      0|      2|        1|        0|        0|        0|        0|        0
    Engineering or technology .|         8|     0|      1|      0|        3|        4|        0|        0|        0|        0
    Medical or other health ...|        30|     2|      5|      3|       12|        8|        0|        0|        0|        0
    Other specialized .........|        41|     2|      2|     12|       11|       10|        2|        1|        1|        0
  Associate's of arts .........|     1,062|    16|     55|     58|      248|      282|      216|      137|       35|       15
                               |          |      |       |       |         |         |         |         |         |
Private .......................|     2,386|   439|    536|    453|      566|      240|       95|       45|        8|        4
  Doctoral, extensive\1\ ......|        49|     0|      0|      0|        2|        2|       12|       24|        6|        3
  Doctoral, intensive\2\ ......|        44|     0|      1|      1|        2|       15|       16|        7|        2|        0
  Master's\3\ .................|       360|     2|      4|     26|      133|      128|       54|       12|        0|        1
  Baccalaureate\4\ ............|       533|    11|     50|    133|      282|       54|        3|        0|        0|        0
  Specialized institutions\5\ .|       802|   247|    230|    171|      109|       33|       10|        2|        0|        0
    Art, music, or design .....|        82|    13|     19|     20|       22|        5|        3|        0|        0|        0
    Business and management ...|        61|    13|     14|      8|       14|        8|        4|        0|        0|        0
    Engineering or technology .|        54|     5|     13|     24|        4|        5|        2|        1|        0|        0
    Medical or other health ...|       124|    41|     32|     31|       19|        1|        0|        0|        0|        0
    Theological ...............|       278|   147|     85|     32|       12|        2|        0|        0|        0|        0
    Other specialized .........|       203|    28|     67|     56|       38|       12|        1|        1|        0|        0
  Associate's of arts .........|       598|   179|    251|    122|       38|        8|        0|        0|        0|        0
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Enrollment of institutions     |          |      |       |       |         |         |         |         |         |
     Total ....................|16,611,711|53,030|200,808|389,579|1,509,018|2,233,722|3,296,170|4,215,140|2,708,602|2,005,642
                               |__________|______|_______|_______|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________
Doctoral, extensive\1\ ........| 3,358,476|     0|      0|      0|    4,228|   13,359|   98,278|  703,465|1,310,965|1,228,181
Doctoral, intensive\2\ ........| 1,212,114|     0|    275|    914|    7,274|   64,697|  242,044|  539,935|  284,170|   72,805
Masters\3\ ....................| 3,640,682|   258|  1,576| 20,708|  270,921|  652,849|1,267,193|1,012,514|  235,940|  178,723
Baccalaureate\4\ ..............| 1,097,414| 1,441| 18,329|107,383|  525,708|  263,869|  104,580|   52,495|   23,609|        0
Specialized institutions\5\ ...|   773,646|28,230| 80,085|135,174|  214,247|  181,331|   75,597|   36,158|   22,824|        0
Associate of arts .............| 6,529,379|23,101|100,543|125,400|  486,640|1,057,617|1,508,478|1,870,573|  831,094|  525,933
                               |          |      |       |       |         |         |         |         |         |
Public ........................|12,751,993| 2,544| 22,116| 68,620|  597,064|1,424,186|2,644,212|3,616,803|2,520,077|1,856,371
  Doctoral, extensive\1\ ......| 2,690,768|     0|      0|      0|        0|    3,874|    6,982|  385,631|1,167,286|1,126,995
  Doctoral, intensive\2\ ......|   888,458|     0|      0|      0|    3,592|    8,095|  123,390|  441,252|  239,324|   72,805
  Master's\3\ .................| 2,375,888|     0|      0|    761|   35,053|  207,956|  911,101|  854,439|  235,940|  130,638
  Baccalaureate\4\ ............|   337,125|     0|    385|  8,424|   75,197|   96,210|   80,805|   52,495|   23,609|        0
  Specialized institutions\5\ .|   189,374|   381|  3,116| 13,953|   46,989|   76,242|   13,456|   12,413|   22,824|        0
    Art, music, or design .....|     3,713|     0|      0|  1,632|    2,081|        0|        0|        0|        0|        0
    Engineering or technology .|    19,718|     0|    382|      0|    5,602|   13,734|        0|        0|        0|        0
    Medical or other health ...|    49,299|    91|  1,884|  2,376|   20,317|   24,631|        0|        0|        0|        0
    Other specialized .........|   116,644|   290|    850|  9,945|   18,989|   37,877|   13,456|   12,413|   22,824|        0
  Associate's of arts .........| 6,270,380| 2,163| 18,615| 45,482|  436,233|1,031,809|1,508,478|1,870,573|  831,094|  525,933
                               |          |      |       |       |         |         |         |         |         |
Private .......................| 3,859,718|50,486|178,692|320,959|  911,954|  809,536|  651,958|  598,337|  188,525|  149,271
  Doctoral, extensive\1\ ......|   667,708|     0|      0|      0|    4,228|    9,485|   91,296|  317,834|  143,679|  101,186
  Doctoral, intensive\2\ ......|   323,656|     0|    275|    914|    3,682|   56,602|  118,654|   98,683|   44,846|        0
  Master's\3\ .................| 1,264,794|   258|  1,576| 19,947|  235,868|  444,893|  356,092|  158,075|        0|   48,085
  Baccalaureate\4\ ............|   760,289| 1,441| 17,944| 98,959|  450,511|  167,659|   23,775|        0|        0|        0
  Specialized institutions\5\ .|   584,272|27,849| 76,969|121,221|  167,258|  105,089|   62,141|   23,745|        0|        0
    Art, music, or design .....|    90,512| 1,603|  6,240| 14,306|   33,899|   16,996|   17,468|        0|        0|        0
    Business and management ...|    86,931| 1,409|  4,825|  5,830|   22,643|   27,047|   25,177|        0|        0|        0
    Engineering or technology .|    71,843|   394|  5,138| 18,065|    6,314|   15,196|   13,692|   13,044|        0|        0
    Medical or other health ...|    68,232| 4,434| 10,927| 21,403|   28,952|    2,516|        0|        0|        0|        0
    Theological ...............|    89,338|16,775| 25,909| 22,398|   17,644|    6,612|        0|        0|        0|        0
    Other specialized .........|   177,416| 3,234| 23,930| 39,219|   57,806|   36,722|    5,804|   10,701|        0|        0
  Associate's of arts .........|   258,999|20,938| 81,928| 79,918|   50,407|   25,808|        0|        0|        0|        0
_______________________________|__________|______|_______|_______|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________|_________

\1\Doctoral, extensive institutions are committed to graduate education through the doctorate, and award 50 or more doctor's degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.
\2\Doctoral, intensive institutions are committed to education through the doctorate and award at least 10 doctor's degrees per year across 3 or more disciplines or at least 20 doctor's degrees overall.
\3\Master's institutions offer a full range of baccalaureate programs and are committed to education through the master's degree. They award at least 20 master's degrees per year.
\4\Baccalaureate institutions primarily emphasize undergraduate education.
\5\Specialized 4-year institutions award degrees primarily in single fields of study, such as medicine, business, fine arts, theology, or engineering. Also, includes some institutions which have 4-year programs, but have not reported sufficient data to identify program category.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2002 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2003. (This table was prepared November 2004.)