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Table 230. Total number of degree-granting institutions and fall enrollment in these institutions, by type and control of institution and percentage of minority enrollment: 2007
Minority percentage of total enrollment Total, all institution types Public institutions Not-for-profit institutions For-profit institutions
Total Research university, very high1  Research university, high2  Doctoral/
research3 
Master's4  Baccalaureate5  Special focus6  2-year Total Research university, very high1  Research university, high2  Doctoral/
research3 
Master's4  Baccalaureate5  Special focus6  2-year Total 4-year 2-year
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
All institutions                                        
Number of institutions 4,339 1,682 63 75 27 264 177 47 1,029 1,621 33 27 45 343 533 549 91 1,036 488 548
Total enrollment 18,248,128 13,490,780 1,958,392 1,421,682 381,309 2,531,979 795,513 77,786 6,324,119 3,571,150 483,670 303,612 324,909 1,307,936 791,958 325,579 33,486 1,186,198 925,873 260,325
U.S. residents 17,623,654 13,089,102 1,825,874 1,351,651 369,862 2,457,329 780,268 73,851 6,230,267 3,377,402 413,459 280,942 307,034 1,264,965 770,642 307,831 32,529 1,157,150 897,834 259,316
White 11,756,236 8,640,255 1,340,593 973,988 266,107 1,666,129 516,859 49,892 3,826,687 2,481,920 277,293 209,570 207,038 946,217 591,364 229,887 20,551 634,061 506,083 127,978
Minority 5,867,418 4,448,847 485,281 377,663 103,755 791,200 263,409 23,959 2,403,580 895,482 136,166 71,372 99,996 318,748 179,278 77,944 11,978 523,089 391,751 131,338
Black 2,383,351 1,667,616 121,028 159,229 67,420 342,853 104,670 6,480 865,936 410,014 31,575 31,572 38,046 158,959 113,761 29,798 6,303 305,721 236,278 69,443
Hispanic 2,076,156 1,685,439 134,569 124,159 16,770 275,031 113,519 4,565 1,016,826 235,267 32,571 16,326 33,871 96,996 36,503 16,486 2,514 155,450 107,350 48,100
Asian/Pacific Islander 1,217,910 942,520 215,432 78,559 12,621 147,509 35,375 8,966 444,058 226,500 69,569 21,895 26,450 55,244 24,415 27,560 1,367 48,890 37,950 10,940
American Indian/Alaska Native 190,001 153,272 14,252 15,716 6,944 25,807 9,845 3,948 76,760 23,701 2,451 1,579 1,629 7,549 4,599 4,100 1,794 13,028 10,173 2,855
Nonresident alien 624,474 401,678 132,518 70,031 11,447 74,650 15,245 3,935 93,852 193,748 70,211 22,670 17,875 42,971 21,316 17,748 957 29,048 28,039 1,009
90.0 percent or more minority enrollment                                        
Number of institutions 179 63 0 2 3 21 6 4 27 68 0 0 0 3 45 13 7 48 17 31
Total enrollment 396,335 292,302 0 19,196 23,703 115,346 33,366 2,871 97,820 68,979 0 0 0 9,735 51,405 4,863 2,976 35,054 16,720 18,334
U.S. residents 390,237 287,456 0 19,103 23,162 112,934 32,746 2,871 96,640 67,851 0 0 0 9,567 50,521 4,787 2,976 34,930 16,673 18,257
Minority 373,191 273,682 0 17,873 22,230 107,727 31,671 2,723 91,458 66,316 0 0 0 9,040 49,857 4,587 2,832 33,193 15,815 17,378
                                         
75.0 to 89.9 percent minority enrollment                                        
Number of institutions 217 71 0 2 1 9 8 1 50 31 0 2 0 5 10 8 6 115 45 70
Total enrollment 804,932 683,098 0 58,336 9,065 89,568 89,254 584 436,291 43,364 0 14,396 0 13,617 8,458 4,860 2,033 78,470 39,197 39,273
U.S. residents 780,436 661,200 0 53,774 8,939 85,839 86,089 584 425,975 42,140 0 13,726 0 13,446 8,104 4,834 2,030 77,096 38,043 39,053
Minority 660,282 559,260 0 45,060 6,976 74,341 76,467 521 355,895 37,415 0 13,616 0 11,296 6,904 3,964 1,635 63,607 31,262 32,345
                                         
50.0 to 74.9 percent minority enrollment                                        
Number of institutions 524 177 7 3 2 20 7 4 134 82 0 0 3 17 18 31 13 265 128 137
Total enrollment 2,398,143 1,991,883 192,953 61,938 15,380 359,169 32,522 2,743 1,327,178 139,785 0 0 43,621 56,220 21,924 13,157 4,863 266,475 188,480 77,995
U.S. residents 2,316,167 1,921,065 180,228 57,314 14,751 339,367 31,534 2,669 1,295,202 135,201 0 0 42,130 54,393 21,369 12,495 4,814 259,901 182,277 77,624
Minority 1,461,834 1,213,429 112,722 33,193 10,780 212,677 22,020 1,552 820,485 82,948 0 0 23,871 35,227 13,229 7,787 2,834 165,457 117,328 48,129
                                         
25.0 to 49.9 percent minority enrollment                                        
Number of institutions 1,174 476 15 21 5 63 35 16 321 378 22 8 24 93 82 131 18 320 170 150
Total enrollment 6,037,939 4,111,813 496,200 472,305 69,615 579,817 243,456 34,256 2,216,164 1,275,543 352,269 91,434 175,107 428,477 117,993 102,195 8,068 650,583 586,439 64,144
U.S. residents 5,805,415 3,997,291 465,471 445,906 67,284 564,335 238,883 31,700 2,183,712 1,176,385 295,883 84,150 163,515 415,649 113,368 95,949 7,871 631,739 567,747 63,992
Minority 2,134,424 1,480,765 169,443 163,022 22,441 213,697 83,857 13,194 815,111 417,210 107,876 25,899 58,843 148,978 39,320 33,564 2,730 236,449 211,519 24,930
                                         
10.0 to 24.9 percent minority enrollment                                        
Number of institutions 1,339 540 35 32 12 95 64 19 283 608 11 14 15 157 200 186 25 191 98 93
Total enrollment 6,225,552 4,662,315 1,129,869 606,775 208,127 905,516 230,742 32,091 1,549,195 1,442,723 131,401 150,264 90,538 602,824 314,619 143,794 9,283 120,514 78,676 41,838
U.S. residents 6,001,320 4,509,551 1,048,823 580,866 201,361 885,394 227,983 31,036 1,534,088 1,372,785 117,576 137,691 86,144 581,772 305,660 135,056 8,886 118,984 77,291 41,693
Minority 1,072,593 799,701 190,588 104,867 36,558 148,802 38,480 5,576 274,830 250,904 28,290 28,030 16,097 99,554 52,105 25,345 1,483 21,988 14,616 7,372
                                         
Less than 10.0 percent minority enrollment                                        
Number of institutions 906 355 6 15 4 56 57 3 214 454 0 3 3 68 178 180 22 97 30 67
Total enrollment 2,385,227 1,749,369 139,370 203,132 55,419 482,563 166,173 5,241 697,471 600,756 0 47,518 15,643 197,063 277,559 56,710 6,263 35,102 16,361 18,741
U.S. residents 2,330,079 1,712,539 131,352 194,688 54,365 469,460 163,033 4,991 694,650 583,040 0 45,375 15,245 190,138 271,620 54,710 5,952 34,500 15,803 18,697
Minority 165,094 122,010 12,528 13,648 4,770 33,956 10,914 393 45,801 40,689 0 3,827 1,185 14,653 17,863 2,697 464 2,395 1,211 1,184
1 Research universities with a very high level of research activity.
2 Research universities with a high level of research activity.
3 Institutions that award at least 20 doctor's degrees per year, but did not have high levels of research activity.
4 Institutions that award at least 50 master's degrees per year.
5 Institutions that primarily emphasize undergraduate education.
6 Four-year institutions that award degrees primarily in single fields of study, such as medicine, business, fine arts, theology, and engineering. Includes some institutions that have 4-year programs, but have not reported sufficient data to identify program category. Also includes institutions classified as 4-year under the IPEDS system, which had been classified as 2-year in the Carnegie classification system because they primarily award associate's degrees.
NOTE: Relative levels of research activity for research universities were determined by an analysis of research and development expenditures, science and engineering research staffing, and doctoral degrees conferred, by field. Further information on the research index ranking may be obtained from http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/classifications/index.asp?key=798#related. Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Some institutions do not report separate enrollment data for each branch campus. For this reason, counts of institutions in this table are some-what lower than the figures appearing in some other tables. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
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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