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

NCES 2009-020
March 2009


Table 228. Fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by race/ethnicity of student and by state or jurisdiction: 2007
State or jurisdiction Total White Minority Non-
resident alien
Percentage distribution
Total Black Hispanic Asian/ Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Total White Minority Non-
resident
alien
Total Black Hispanic Asian/ Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
United States 18,248,128 11,756,236 5,867,418 2,383,351 2,076,156 1,217,910 190,001 624,474 100.0 64.4 32.2 13.1 11.4 6.7 1.0 3.4
Alabama 268,183 173,823 88,060 77,410 4,575 3,980 2,095 6,300 100.0 64.8 32.8 28.9 1.7 1.5 0.8 2.3
Alaska 30,616 21,439 8,377 1,006 1,251 1,708 4,412 800 100.0 70.0 27.4 3.3 4.1 5.6 14.4 2.6
Arizona 624,147 390,606 211,842 73,707 95,162 23,807 19,166 21,699 100.0 62.6 33.9 11.8 15.2 3.8 3.1 3.5
Arkansas 152,168 112,516 36,453 28,620 3,743 2,366 1,724 3,199 100.0 73.9 24.0 18.8 2.5 1.6 1.1 2.1
California 2,529,522 1,054,586 1,394,667 195,687 698,027 477,765 23,188 80,269 100.0 41.7 55.1 7.7 27.6 18.9 0.9 3.2
                                 
Colorado 310,637 232,152 73,540 19,861 36,446 12,656 4,577 4,945 100.0 74.7 23.7 6.4 11.7 4.1 1.5 1.6
Connecticut 179,005 127,084 44,175 19,385 15,888 8,238 664 7,746 100.0 71.0 24.7 10.8 8.9 4.6 0.4 4.3
Delaware 52,343 36,411 14,422 10,362 2,112 1,768 180 1,510 100.0 69.6 27.6 19.8 4.0 3.4 0.3 2.9
District of Columbia 115,153 53,357 54,878 41,641 5,626 7,089 522 6,918 100.0 46.3 47.7 36.2 4.9 6.2 0.5 6.0
Florida 913,793 507,172 377,467 162,670 177,632 33,295 3,870 29,154 100.0 55.5 41.3 17.8 19.4 3.6 0.4 3.2
                                 
Georgia 453,711 262,953 177,299 143,329 13,864 18,712 1,394 13,459 100.0 58.0 39.1 31.6 3.1 4.1 0.3 3.0
Hawaii 66,601 16,593 44,415 1,305 2,029 40,718 363 5,593 100.0 24.9 66.7 2.0 3.0 61.1 0.5 8.4
Idaho 78,846 69,287 7,487 731 4,107 1,637 1,012 2,072 100.0 87.9 9.5 0.9 5.2 2.1 1.3 2.6
Illinois 837,018 537,737 272,306 121,450 99,164 48,795 2,897 26,975 100.0 64.2 32.5 14.5 11.8 5.8 0.3 3.2
Indiana 380,477 310,273 55,908 34,120 12,026 8,314 1,448 14,296 100.0 81.5 14.7 9.0 3.2 2.2 0.4 3.8
                                 
Iowa 256,259 215,715 33,141 17,123 8,925 5,550 1,543 7,403 100.0 84.2 12.9 6.7 3.5 2.2 0.6 2.9
Kansas 194,102 154,967 29,968 12,176 9,529 5,098 3,165 9,167 100.0 79.8 15.4 6.3 4.9 2.6 1.6 4.7
Kentucky 258,213 222,845 31,026 23,712 3,369 3,118 827 4,342 100.0 86.3 12.0 9.2 1.3 1.2 0.3 1.7
Louisiana 224,754 139,707 79,064 66,282 5,959 5,193 1,630 5,983 100.0 62.2 35.2 29.5 2.7 2.3 0.7 2.7
Maine 67,173 61,547 4,215 1,215 874 1,235 891 1,411 100.0 91.6 6.3 1.8 1.3 1.8 1.3 2.1
                                 
Maryland 327,597 184,070 129,734 91,521 14,022 22,752 1,439 13,793 100.0 56.2 39.6 27.9 4.3 6.9 0.4 4.2
Massachusetts 463,366 329,669 105,357 37,817 31,383 34,210 1,947 28,340 100.0 71.1 22.7 8.2 6.8 7.4 0.4 6.1
Michigan 643,279 484,157 134,699 89,090 18,759 21,259 5,591 24,423 100.0 75.3 20.9 13.8 2.9 3.3 0.9 3.8
Minnesota 392,393 314,775 66,719 35,069 9,063 17,666 4,921 10,899 100.0 80.2 17.0 8.9 2.3 4.5 1.3 2.8
Mississippi 155,232 88,413 64,743 61,261 1,489 1,389 604 2,076 100.0 57.0 41.7 39.5 1.0 0.9 0.4 1.3
                                 
Missouri 384,366 300,035 73,675 48,815 11,743 10,653 2,464 10,656 100.0 78.1 19.2 12.7 3.1 2.8 0.6 2.8
Montana 47,371 40,035 6,266 320 909 611 4,426 1,070 100.0 84.5 13.2 0.7 1.9 1.3 9.3 2.3
Nebraska 127,378 108,753 15,262 6,082 5,051 3,108 1,021 3,363 100.0 85.4 12.0 4.8 4.0 2.4 0.8 2.6
Nevada 116,276 69,514 43,802 9,834 18,856 13,414 1,698 2,960 100.0 59.8 37.7 8.5 16.2 11.5 1.5 2.5
New Hampshire 70,724 63,112 5,736 1,477 1,843 1,938 478 1,876 100.0 89.2 8.1 2.1 2.6 2.7 0.7 2.7
                                 
New Jersey 398,136 232,585 149,061 56,496 56,710 34,588 1,267 16,490 100.0 58.4 37.4 14.2 14.2 8.7 0.3 4.1
New Mexico 134,375 56,621 73,886 4,008 55,138 2,706 12,034 3,868 100.0 42.1 55.0 3.0 41.0 2.0 9.0 2.9
New York 1,172,811 696,109 402,275 161,612 138,407 97,756 4,500 74,427 100.0 59.4 34.3 13.8 11.8 8.3 0.4 6.3
North Carolina 502,330 334,541 156,082 121,482 15,120 13,701 5,779 11,707 100.0 66.6 31.1 24.2 3.0 2.7 1.2 2.3
North Dakota 49,945 42,386 5,477 846 601 587 3,443 2,082 100.0 84.9 11.0 1.7 1.2 1.2 6.9 4.2
                                 
Ohio 630,497 503,776 108,554 78,169 13,784 14,073 2,528 18,167 100.0 79.9 17.2 12.4 2.2 2.2 0.4 2.9
Oklahoma 206,382 144,178 52,956 18,869 8,031 5,133 20,923 9,248 100.0 69.9 25.7 9.1 3.9 2.5 10.1 4.5
Oregon 202,928 162,464 34,396 5,135 12,088 13,792 3,381 6,068 100.0 80.1 16.9 2.5 6.0 6.8 1.7 3.0
Pennsylvania 725,397 563,113 136,669 77,618 25,163 31,806 2,082 25,615 100.0 77.6 18.8 10.7 3.5 4.4 0.3 3.5
Rhode Island 82,900 64,806 15,061 4,979 5,991 3,697 394 3,033 100.0 78.2 18.2 6.0 7.2 4.5 0.5 3.7
                                 
South Carolina 217,755 145,723 68,855 60,347 4,053 3,570 885 3,177 100.0 66.9 31.6 27.7 1.9 1.6 0.4 1.5
South Dakota 49,747 43,424 5,397 763 580 498 3,556 926 100.0 87.3 10.8 1.5 1.2 1.0 7.1 1.9
Tennessee 297,785 220,327 70,828 58,227 5,748 5,718 1,135 6,630 100.0 74.0 23.8 19.6 1.9 1.9 0.4 2.2
Texas 1,269,098 630,579 589,604 159,492 350,776 68,139 11,197 48,915 100.0 49.7 46.5 12.6 27.6 5.4 0.9 3.9
Utah 203,679 173,975 23,254 3,079 11,179 6,608 2,388 6,450 100.0 85.4 11.4 1.5 5.5 3.2 1.2 3.2
                                 
Vermont 42,191 38,251 3,094 858 990 999 247 846 100.0 90.7 7.3 2.0 2.3 2.4 0.6 2.0
Virginia 478,268 319,728 145,703 95,054 20,250 28,045 2,354 12,837 100.0 66.9 30.5 19.9 4.2 5.9 0.5 2.7
Washington 352,075 263,229 77,897 15,326 21,743 34,471 6,357 10,949 100.0 74.8 22.1 4.4 6.2 9.8 1.8 3.1
West Virginia 116,848 101,738 12,822 7,807 2,673 1,799 543 2,288 100.0 87.1 11.0 6.7 2.3 1.5 0.5 2.0
Wisconsin 343,747 291,905 44,620 18,976 10,812 10,846 3,986 7,222 100.0 84.9 13.0 5.5 3.1 3.2 1.2 2.1
Wyoming 35,246 31,440 3,154 387 1,674 412 681 652 100.0 89.2 8.9 1.1 4.7 1.2 1.9 1.8
                                 
U.S. Service Academies 15,285 12,035 3,070 743 1,219 924 184 180 100.0 78.7 20.1 4.9 8.0 6.0 1.2 1.2
Other jurisdictions 226,849 727 225,147 2,031 212,361 10,728 27 975 100.0 0.3 99.2 0.9 93.6 4.7 # 0.4
American Samoa 1,767 5 1,568 1 1 1,566 0 194 100.0 0.3 88.7 0.1 0.1 88.6 0.0 11.0
Federated States of Micronesia 2,379 1 2,378 0 0 2,378 0 0 100.0 # 100.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0
Guam 5,244 253 4,926 44 39 4,834 9 65 100.0 4.8 93.9 0.8 0.7 92.2 0.2 1.2
Marshall Islands 557 0 553 0 0 553 0 4 100.0 0.0 99.3 0.0 0.0 99.3 0.0 0.7
Northern Marianas 901 18 683 1 0 682 0 200 100.0 2.0 75.8 0.1 0.0 75.7 0.0 22.2
Palau 668 0 668 0 0 668 0 0 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0
Puerto Rico 212,949 315 212,271 54 212,175 30 12 363 100.0 0.1 99.7 # 99.6 # # 0.2
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,384 135 2,100 1,931 146 17 6 149 100.0 5.7 88.1 81.0 6.1 0.7 0.3 6.3
# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. 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.)