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Digest of Education Statistics: 2008
Digest of Education Statistics: 2008

NCES 2009-020
March 2009


Table 225. Residence and migration of all freshmen students in 4-year degree-granting institutions who graduated from high school in the previous 12 months, by state or jurisdiction: Fall 2006
State or jurisdiction Total
freshman enrollment
in institutions located in the state
State residents enrolled in institutions Ratio of in-state students Migration of students
In any state1  In their home state To freshman enrollment
(col. 4/col. 2)
To residents enrolled in any state (col. 4/col. 3) Out of state
(col. 3 - col. 4)
Into state2 
(col. 2 - col. 4)
Net
(col. 8 - col. 7)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
United States 1,359,444 1,336,048 995,126   0.73 0.74 340,922 364,318 23,396
Alabama 21,967 17,434 15,068   0.69 0.86 2,366 6,899 4,533
Alaska 2,183 3,363 1,951   0.89 0.58 1,412 232 -1,180
Arizona 20,407 15,479 12,435   0.61 0.80 3,044 7,972 4,928
Arkansas 14,098 12,078 10,517   0.75 0.87 1,561 3,581 2,020
California 111,313 118,446 99,031   0.89 0.84 19,415 12,282 -7,133
                   
Colorado 23,135 23,105 17,076   0.74 0.74 6,029 6,059 30
Connecticut 18,145 23,453 9,749   0.54 0.42 13,704 8,396 -5,308
Delaware 5,100 3,786 1,925   0.38 0.51 1,861 3,175 1,314
District of Columbia 8,786 2,279 633   0.07 0.28 1,646 8,153 6,507
Florida 66,465 61,953 52,139   0.78 0.84 9,814 14,326 4,512
                   
Georgia 38,659 39,478 30,465   0.79 0.77 9,013 8,194 -819
Hawaii 3,250 4,791 2,141   0.66 0.45 2,650 1,109 -1,541
Idaho 7,188 6,093 4,443   0.62 0.73 1,650 2,745 1,095
Illinois 50,569 61,661 40,070   0.79 0.65 21,591 10,499 -11,092
Indiana 43,495 35,409 30,608   0.70 0.86 4,801 12,887 8,086
                   
Iowa 18,484 13,940 11,083   0.60 0.80 2,857 7,401 4,544
Kansas 13,695 13,258 10,409   0.76 0.79 2,849 3,286 437
Kentucky 21,302 18,694 16,124   0.76 0.86 2,570 5,178 2,608
Louisiana 22,556 21,615 19,222   0.85 0.89 2,393 3,334 941
Maine 7,371 7,880 4,506   0.61 0.57 3,374 2,865 -509
                   
Maryland 19,201 27,242 12,407   0.65 0.46 14,835 6,794 -8,041
Massachusetts 48,975 41,718 24,755   0.51 0.59 16,963 24,220 7,257
Michigan 48,644 49,113 42,178   0.87 0.86 6,935 6,466 -469
Minnesota 26,301 29,727 18,884   0.72 0.64 10,843 7,417 -3,426
Mississippi 8,808 7,364 5,866   0.67 0.80 1,498 2,942 1,444
                   
Missouri 27,347 25,246 19,471   0.71 0.77 5,775 7,876 2,101
Montana 5,276 4,828 3,555   0.67 0.74 1,273 1,721 448
Nebraska 10,741 10,315 8,146   0.76 0.79 2,169 2,595 426
Nevada 6,687 7,553 5,667   0.85 0.75 1,886 1,020 -866
New Hampshire 9,139 8,290 3,557   0.39 0.43 4,733 5,582 849
                   
New Jersey 24,407 51,429 20,777   0.85 0.40 30,652 3,630 -27,022
New Mexico 6,797 8,249 5,700   0.84 0.69 2,549 1,097 -1,452
New York 103,926 102,974 75,141   0.72 0.73 27,833 28,785 952
North Carolina 44,551 36,863 32,094   0.72 0.87 4,769 12,457 7,688
North Dakota 5,539 3,912 2,847   0.51 0.73 1,065 2,692 1,627
                   
Ohio 61,708 62,411 50,328   0.82 0.81 12,083 11,380 -703
Oklahoma 17,523 15,219 13,171   0.75 0.87 2,048 4,352 2,304
Oregon 12,968 12,191 8,474   0.65 0.70 3,717 4,494 777
Pennsylvania 83,335 69,620 54,557   0.65 0.78 15,063 28,778 13,715
Rhode Island 11,510 5,526 2,973   0.26 0.54 2,553 8,537 5,984
                   
South Carolina 20,491 16,585 14,089   0.69 0.85 2,496 6,402 3,906
South Dakota 5,547 4,993 3,714   0.67 0.74 1,279 1,833 554
Tennessee 27,204 25,038 20,035   0.74 0.80 5,003 7,169 2,166
Texas 79,928 88,738 73,378   0.92 0.83 15,360 6,550 -8,810
Utah 14,110 10,097 9,045   0.64 0.90 1,052 5,065 4,013
                   
Vermont 5,946 4,005 1,661   0.28 0.41 2,344 4,285 1,941
Virginia 37,671 35,816 26,187   0.70 0.73 9,629 11,484 1,855
Washington 19,773 21,750 15,088   0.76 0.69 6,662 4,685 -1,977
West Virginia 11,118 7,821 6,792   0.61 0.87 1,029 4,326 3,297
Wisconsin 32,315 31,272 23,939   0.74 0.77 7,333 8,376 1,043
Wyoming 1,495 1,672 898   0.60 0.54 774 597 -177
                   
U.S. Service Academies 2,295 157 3 -157 2,138 2,295
State unknown4  4,276   4,276 †  -4,276
Other jurisdictions 29,036 30,086 28,870   0.99 0.96 1,216 166 -1,050
American Samoa 84   84 0 -84
Federated States of Micronesia 68   68 0 -68
Guam 532 583 449   0.84 0.77 134 83 -51
Marshall Islands 9   9 0 -9
Northern Marianas 117 143 103   0.88 0.72 40 14 -26
Palau 24   24 0 -24
Puerto Rico 28,146 28,645 28,080   1.00 0.98 565 66 -499
U.S. Virgin Islands 241 530 238   0.99 0.45 292 3 -289
Foreign countries 21,929   21,929 †  -21,929
Residence unknown †  417   417 †  -417
† Not applicable.
1 Students residing in a particular state when admitted to an institution anywhere—either in their home state or another state.
2 Includes students coming to U.S. colleges from foreign countries and other jurisdictions.
3 Students whose residence is in the same state as the service academy.
4 Institution unable to determine student's home state.
NOTE: Includes all first-time postsecondary students who graduated from high school in the previous 12 months and were enrolled at reporting institutions. Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2006 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2007. (This table was prepared June 2008.)