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Table 232. Fall enrollment in degree-granting historically Black colleges and universities, by type and control of institution: 1976 through 2005
Year Total enrollment 4-year 2-year Public Private
Total 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1976 222,613 206,676 15,937 156,836 143,528 13,308 65,777 63,148 2,629
1977 226,062 209,898 16,164 158,823 145,450 13,373 67,239 64,448 2,791
1978 227,797 211,651 16,146 163,237 150,168 13,069 64,560 61,483 3,077
1979 230,124 214,147 15,977 166,315 153,139 13,176 63,809 61,008 2,801
1980 233,557 218,009 15,548 168,217 155,085 13,132 65,340 62,924 2,416
                   
1981 232,460 217,152 15,308 166,991 154,269 12,722 65,469 62,883 2,586
1982 228,371 212,017 16,354 165,871 151,472 14,399 62,500 60,545 1,955
1983 234,446 217,909 16,537 170,051 155,665 14,386 64,395 62,244 2,151
1984 227,519 212,844 14,675 164,116 151,289 12,827 63,403 61,555 1,848
1985 225,801 210,648 15,153 163,677 150,002 13,675 62,124 60,646 1,478
                   
1986 223,275 207,231 16,044 162,048 147,631 14,417 61,227 59,600 1,627
1987 227,994 211,654 16,340 165,486 150,560 14,926 62,508 61,094 1,414
1988 239,755 223,250 16,505 173,672 158,606 15,066 66,083 64,644 1,439
1989 249,096 232,890 16,206 181,151 166,481 14,670 67,945 66,409 1,536
1990 257,152 240,497 16,655 187,046 171,969 15,077 70,106 68,528 1,578
                   
1991 269,335 252,093 17,242 197,847 182,204 15,643 71,488 69,889 1,599
1992 279,541 261,089 18,452 204,966 188,143 16,823 74,575 72,946 1,629
1993 282,856 262,430 20,426 208,197 189,032 19,165 74,659 73,398 1,261
1994 280,071 259,997 20,074 206,520 187,735 18,785 73,551 72,262 1,289
1995 278,725 259,409 19,316 204,726 186,278 18,448 73,999 73,131 868
                   
1996 273,018 253,654 19,364 200,569 182,063 18,506 72,449 71,591 858
1997 269,167 248,860 20,307 194,674 175,297 19,377 74,493 73,563 930
1998 273,472 248,931 24,541 198,603 174,776 23,827 74,869 74,155 714
1999 274,212 249,169 25,043 199,704 175,364 24,340 74,508 73,805 703
2000 275,680 250,710 24,970 199,725 175,404 24,321 75,955 75,306 649
                   
2001 289,985 260,547 29,438 210,083 181,346 28,737 79,902 79,201 701
2002 299,041 269,020 30,021 218,433 189,183 29,250 80,608 79,837 771
2003 306,727 274,326 32,401 228,096 196,077 32,019 78,631
78,249
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2004 308,939 276,136 32,803 231,179 198,810 32,369 77,760 77,326 434
2005 311,768 272,666 39,102 235,875 197,200 38,675 75,893 75,466 427
NOTE: Data through 1995 are for institutions of higher education, while later data are for degree-granting institutions. Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. The degree-granting classification is very similar to the earlier higher education classification, but it includes more 2-year colleges and excludes a few higher education institutions that did not grant degrees. (See Guide to Sources for details.)
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Fall Enrollment in Colleges and Universities," 1976 through 1985 surveys; and 1986 through 2005 Integrated Postsecondary Edu­cation Data System, "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:86–99), and Spring 2001 through Spring 2006. (This table was prepared August 2007.)

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