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Table 306.30. Fall enrollment of U.S. residents in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity: 1998 through 2023
Year Enrollment (in thousands) Percentage distribution
Total White Black His- panic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska
Native
Two or more races Total White Black His- panic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska
Native
Two or more races
Total Asian Pacific Islander Total Asian Pacific Islander
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Total                                    
1998 14,063 10,179 1,583 1,257 900 144 100.0 72.4 11.3 8.9 6.4 1.0
1999 14,361 10,329 1,649 1,324 914 146 100.0 71.9 11.5 9.2 6.4 1.0
2000 14,784 10,462 1,730 1,462 978 151 100.0 70.8 11.7 9.9 6.6 1.0
2001 15,363 10,775 1,850 1,561 1,019 158 100.0 70.1 12.0 10.2 6.6 1.0
2002 16,021 11,140 1,979 1,662 1,074 166 100.0 69.5 12.4 10.4 6.7 1.0
                                     
2003 16,314 11,281 2,068 1,716 1,076 173 100.0 69.1 12.7 10.5 6.6 1.1
2004 16,682 11,423 2,165 1,810 1,109 176 100.0 68.5 13.0 10.8 6.6 1.1
2005 16,903 11,495 2,215 1,882 1,134 176 100.0 68.0 13.1 11.1 6.7 1.0
2006 17,163 11,572 2,280 1,964 1,165 181 100.0 67.4 13.3 11.4 6.8 1.1
2007 17,624 11,756 2,383 2,076 1,218 190 100.0 66.7 13.5 11.8 6.9 1.1
                                     
2008 18,442 12,089 2,584 2,273 1,303 193 100.0 65.5 14.0 12.3 7.1 1.0
2009 19,743 12,731 2,920 2,547 1,338 208 100.0 64.5 14.8 12.9 6.8 1.1
2010 20,307 12,723 3,039 2,741 1,282 1,218 64 196 325 100.0 62.7 15.0 13.5 6.3 6.0 0.3 1.0 1.6
2011 20,254 12,394 3,068 2,890 1,282 1,217 66 186 433 100.0 61.2 15.1 14.3 6.3 6.0 0.3 0.9 2.1
2012 19,860 11,981 2,962 2,979 1,259 1,196 64 173 505 100.0 60.3 14.9 15.0 6.3 6.0 0.3 0.9 2.5
                                     
20131 19,806 12,025 2,887 2,985 1,236 169 504 100.0 60.7 14.6 15.1 6.2 0.9 2.5
20141 20,185 12,145 2,985 3,116 1,255 170 513 100.0 60.2 14.8 15.4 6.2 0.8 2.5
20151 20,408 12,181 3,073 3,204 1,261 170 519 100.0 59.7 15.1 15.7 6.2 0.8 2.5
20161 20,692 12,254 3,169 3,301 1,271 171 526 100.0 59.2 15.3 16.0 6.1 0.8 2.5
20171 21,015 12,354 3,268 3,404 1,284 171 534 100.0 58.8 15.6 16.2 6.1 0.8 2.5
                                     
20181 21,261 12,421 3,342 3,493 1,294 171 541 100.0 58.4 15.7 16.4 6.1 0.8 2.5
20191 21,508 12,490 3,409 3,583 1,308 172 547 100.0 58.1 15.8 16.7 6.1 0.8 2.5
20201 21,752 12,551 3,477 3,675 1,323 172 553 100.0 57.7 16.0 16.9 6.1 0.8 2.5
20211 22,049 12,642 3,554 3,774 1,345 173 561 100.0 57.3 16.1 17.1 6.1 0.8 2.5
20221 22,357 12,740 3,629 3,877 1,369 174 569 100.0 57.0 16.2 17.3 6.1 0.8 2.5
20231 22,642 12,813 3,705 3,981 1,391 175 576 100.0 56.6 16.4 17.6 6.1 0.8 2.5
—Not available.
1 Projected.
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Prior to 2010, institutions were not required to report separate data on Asians, Pacific Islanders, and students of two or more races. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:98-99); IPEDS Spring 2001 through Spring 2013, Enrollment component; and Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions by Race/Ethnicity Projection Model, 1980 through 2023. (This table was prepared May 2014.)

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