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Table 192. Total fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by control and type of institution, age, and attendance status of student: 2007
Age of student and attendance status All institutions Public institutions Private (not-for-profit and for-profit) institutions Private not-for-profit institutions only
Total 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
All students 18,248,128 11,630,198 6,617,930 13,490,780 7,166,661 6,324,119 4,757,348 4,463,537 293,811 3,571,150 3,537,664 33,486
Under 18 668,426 226,437 441,989 603,430 164,703 438,727 64,996 61,734 3,262 60,050 58,797 1,253
18 and 19 3,963,371 2,496,501 1,466,870 3,087,771 1,667,313 1,420,458 875,600 829,188 46,412 784,185 776,105 8,080
20 and 21 3,642,872 2,540,470 1,102,402 2,749,406 1,698,286 1,051,120 893,466 842,184 51,282 768,560 763,235 5,325
22 to 24 3,009,713 2,108,489 901,224 2,286,919 1,437,269 849,650 722,794 671,220 51,574 557,120 552,583 4,537
25 to 29 2,550,482 1,690,509 859,973 1,765,751 962,096 803,655 784,731 728,413 56,318 529,744 525,022 4,722
30 to 34 1,365,912 855,514 510,398 919,828 440,675 479,153 446,084 414,839 31,245 269,966 267,016 2,950
35 to 39 980,818 584,732 396,086 654,855 279,752 375,103 325,963 304,980 20,983 192,261 189,966 2,295
40 to 49 1,266,171 718,209 547,962 858,630 332,290 526,340 407,541 385,919 21,622 249,823 246,893 2,930
50 to 64 627,603 332,951 294,652 447,534 160,410 287,124 180,069 172,541 7,528 118,491 117,375 1,116
65 and over 77,379 17,459 59,920 70,649 10,981 59,668 6,730 6,478 252 5,268 5,206 62
Age unknown 95,381 58,927 36,454 46,007 12,886 33,121 49,374 46,041 3,333 35,682 35,466 216
                         
Full-time 11,269,892 8,577,299 2,692,593 7,686,981 5,244,841 2,442,140 3,582,911 3,332,458 250,453 2,664,502 2,643,207 21,295
Under 18 171,784 100,932 70,852 137,294 68,699 68,595 34,490 32,233 2,257 30,484 30,135 349
18 and 19 3,383,318 2,379,998 1,003,320 2,534,326 1,574,654 959,672 848,992 805,344 43,648 767,454 760,108 7,346
20 and 21 2,964,697 2,355,947 608,750 2,116,672 1,553,773 562,899 848,025 802,174 45,851 741,692 737,467 4,225
22 to 24 1,986,776 1,642,119 344,657 1,404,007 1,103,749 300,258 582,769 538,370 44,399 449,656 446,735 2,921
25 to 29 1,284,698 1,011,469 273,229 763,452 537,312 226,140 521,246 474,157 47,089 325,658 323,127 2,531
30 to 34 565,710 425,187 140,523 303,239 188,066 115,173 262,471 237,121 25,350 130,701 129,371 1,330
35 to 39 347,864 254,514 93,350 170,684 94,094 76,590 177,180 160,420 16,760 79,146 78,154 992
40 to 49 380,043 275,167 104,876 176,521 88,159 88,362 203,522 187,008 16,514 89,721 88,639 1,082
50 to 64 145,757 105,578 40,179 66,065 31,490 34,575 79,692 74,088 5,604 36,587 36,195 392
65 and over 4,868 2,990 1,878 2,608 894 1,714 2,260 2,096 164 1,364 1,347 17
Age unknown 34,377 23,398 10,979 12,113 3,951 8,162 22,264 19,447 2,817 12,039 11,929 110
                         
Part-time 6,978,236 3,052,899 3,925,337 5,803,799 1,921,820 3,881,979 1,174,437 1,131,079 43,358 906,648 894,457 12,191
Under 18 496,642 125,505 371,137 466,136 96,004 370,132 30,506 29,501 1,005 29,566 28,662 904
18 and 19 580,053 116,503 463,550 553,445 92,659 460,786 26,608 23,844 2,764 16,731 15,997 734
20 and 21 678,175 184,523 493,652 632,734 144,513 488,221 45,441 40,010 5,431 26,868 25,768 1,100
22 to 24 1,022,937 466,370 556,567 882,912 333,520 549,392 140,025 132,850 7,175 107,464 105,848 1,616
25 to 29 1,265,784 679,040 586,744 1,002,299 424,784 577,515 263,485 254,256 9,229 204,086 201,895 2,191
30 to 34 800,202 430,327 369,875 616,589 252,609 363,980 183,613 177,718 5,895 139,265 137,645 1,620
35 to 39 632,954 330,218 302,736 484,171 185,658 298,513 148,783 144,560 4,223 113,115 111,812 1,303
40 to 49 886,128 443,042 443,086 682,109 244,131 437,978 204,019 198,911 5,108 160,102 158,254 1,848
50 to 64 481,846 227,373 254,473 381,469 128,920 252,549 100,377 98,453 1,924 81,904 81,180 724
65 and over 72,511 14,469 58,042 68,041 10,087 57,954 4,470 4,382 88 3,904 3,859 45
Age unknown 61,004 35,529 25,475 33,894 8,935 24,959 27,110 26,594 516 23,643 23,537 106
  Percentage distribution
All students 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 18 3.7 1.9 6.7 4.5 2.3 6.9 1.4 1.4 1.1 1.7 1.7 3.7
18 and 19 21.7 21.5 22.2 22.9 23.3 22.5 18.4 18.6 15.8 22.0 21.9 24.1
20 and 21 20.0 21.8 16.7 20.4 23.7 16.6 18.8 18.9 17.5 21.5 21.6 15.9
22 to 24 16.5 18.1 13.6 17.0 20.1 13.4 15.2 15.0 17.6 15.6 15.6 13.5
25 to 29 14.0 14.5 13.0 13.1 13.4 12.7 16.5 16.3 19.2 14.8 14.8 14.1
30 to 34 7.5 7.4 7.7 6.8 6.1 7.6 9.4 9.3 10.6 7.6 7.5 8.8
35 to 39 5.4 5.0 6.0 4.9 3.9 5.9 6.9 6.8 7.1 5.4 5.4 6.9
40 to 49 6.9 6.2 8.3 6.4 4.6 8.3 8.6 8.6 7.4 7.0 7.0 8.7
50 to 64 3.4 2.9 4.5 3.3 2.2 4.5 3.8 3.9 2.6 3.3 3.3 3.3
65 and over 0.4 0.2 0.9 0.5 0.2 0.9 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
Age unknown 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.5 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.0 0.6
                         
Full-time 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 18 1.5 1.2 2.6 1.8 1.3 2.8 1.0 1.0 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.6
18 and 19 30.0 27.7 37.3 33.0 30.0 39.3 23.7 24.2 17.4 28.8 28.8 34.5
20 and 21 26.3 27.5 22.6 27.5 29.6 23.0 23.7 24.1 18.3 27.8 27.9 19.8
22 to 24 17.6 19.1 12.8 18.3 21.0 12.3 16.3 16.2 17.7 16.9 16.9 13.7
25 to 29 11.4 11.8 10.1 9.9 10.2 9.3 14.5 14.2 18.8 12.2 12.2 11.9
30 to 34 5.0 5.0 5.2 3.9 3.6 4.7 7.3 7.1 10.1 4.9 4.9 6.2
35 to 39 3.1 3.0 3.5 2.2 1.8 3.1 4.9 4.8 6.7 3.0 3.0 4.7
40 to 49 3.4 3.2 3.9 2.3 1.7 3.6 5.7 5.6 6.6 3.4 3.4 5.1
50 to 64 1.3 1.2 1.5 0.9 0.6 1.4 2.2 2.2 2.2 1.4 1.4 1.8
65 and over # # 0.1 # # 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
Age unknown 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.6 0.6 1.1 0.5 0.5 0.5
                         
Part-time 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 18 7.1 4.1 9.5 8.0 5.0 9.5 2.6 2.6 2.3 3.3 3.2 7.4
18 and 19 8.3 3.8 11.8 9.5 4.8 11.9 2.3 2.1 6.4 1.8 1.8 6.0
20 and 21 9.7 6.0 12.6 10.9 7.5 12.6 3.9 3.5 12.5 3.0 2.9 9.0
22 to 24 14.7 15.3 14.2 15.2 17.4 14.2 11.9 11.7 16.5 11.9 11.8 13.3
25 to 29 18.1 22.2 14.9 17.3 22.1 14.9 22.4 22.5 21.3 22.5 22.6 18.0
30 to 34 11.5 14.1 9.4 10.6 13.1 9.4 15.6 15.7 13.6 15.4 15.4 13.3
35 to 39 9.1 10.8 7.7 8.3 9.7 7.7 12.7 12.8 9.7 12.5 12.5 10.7
40 to 49 12.7 14.5 11.3 11.8 12.7 11.3 17.4 17.6 11.8 17.7 17.7 15.2
50 to 64 6.9 7.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.5 8.5 8.7 4.4 9.0 9.1 5.9
65 and over 1.0 0.5 1.5 1.2 0.5 1.5 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.4
Age unknown 0.9 1.2 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 2.3 2.4 1.2 2.6 2.6 0.9
# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2007 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2008. (This table was prepared October 2008.)

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