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Table 304.10. Total fall enrollment in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1970 through 2013
State or jurisdiction Fall 1970 Fall 1980 Fall 1990 Fall 2000 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Percent change, 2008 to 2013
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
United States 8,580,887 12,096,895 13,818,637 15,312,289 19,102,814 20,313,594 21,019,438 21,010,590 20,642,819 20,375,789 6.7
Alabama 103,936 164,306 218,589 233,962 310,941 311,641 327,606 320,349 310,311 305,712 -1.7
Alaska 9,471 21,296 29,833 27,953 30,717 32,406 34,799 34,932 32,797 34,890 13.6
Arizona 109,619 202,716 264,148 342,490 704,245 738,753 793,871 796,974 736,379 694,123 -1.4
Arkansas 52,039 77,607 90,425 115,172 158,374 168,081 175,848 179,345 176,458 172,224 8.7
California 1,257,245 1,790,993 1,808,740 2,256,708 2,652,241 2,732,147 2,714,699 2,691,852 2,621,460 2,636,921 -0.6
                       
Colorado 123,395 162,916 227,131 263,872 325,232 345,034 369,450 365,939 362,935 358,723 10.3
Connecticut 124,700 159,632 168,604 161,243 184,178 191,790 199,384 201,638 201,658 200,966 9.1
Delaware 25,260 32,939 42,004 43,897 53,088 54,735 55,258 56,547 58,128 59,615 12.3
District of Columbia 77,158 86,675 79,551 72,689 126,110 136,792 91,992 90,245 90,150 89,257 -29.2
Florida 235,525 411,891 588,086 707,684 972,699 1,051,917 1,124,778 1,149,160 1,154,929 1,125,810 15.7
                       
Georgia 126,511 184,159 251,786 346,204 476,581 531,510 568,916 565,414 545,358 533,424 11.9
Hawaii 36,562 47,181 56,436 60,182 70,104 74,668 78,073 79,006 78,456 76,434 9.0
Idaho 34,567 43,018 51,881 65,594 80,456 84,349 85,201 90,142 108,008 109,318 35.9
Illinois 452,146 644,245 729,246 743,918 859,242 893,207 906,845 892,452 867,110 842,888 -1.9
Indiana 192,668 247,253 284,832 314,334 401,956 441,031 459,493 457,506 447,262 444,364 10.6
                       
Iowa 108,902 140,449 170,515 188,974 286,891 351,036 381,867 372,146 361,183 339,738 18.4
Kansas 102,485 136,605 163,733 179,968 198,991 210,819 214,849 216,662 213,786 215,855 8.5
Kentucky 98,591 143,066 177,852 188,341 257,583 277,876 291,104 293,766 282,125 273,073 6.0
Louisiana 120,728 160,058 186,840 223,800 236,375 251,468 263,676 265,740 258,825 251,887 6.6
Maine 34,134 43,264 57,186 58,473 67,796 70,183 72,406 72,297 72,810 70,849 4.5
                       
Maryland 149,607 225,526 259,700 273,745 338,914 358,775 377,967 380,097 374,496 363,771 7.3
Massachusetts 303,809 418,415 417,833 421,142 477,056 497,234 507,753 508,546 516,331 514,008 7.7
Michigan 392,726 520,131 569,803 567,631 652,799 685,628 697,765 685,420 663,825 643,592 -1.4
Minnesota 160,788 206,691 253,789 293,445 411,055 442,109 465,449 457,737 451,661 441,491 7.4
Mississippi 73,967 102,364 122,883 137,389 160,441 173,136 179,995 180,576 176,665 173,634 8.2
                       
Missouri 183,930 234,421 289,899 321,348 396,409 424,541 444,750 456,994 441,371 438,222 10.5
Montana 30,062 35,177 35,876 42,240 47,840 51,588 53,282 54,042 53,254 52,777 10.3
Nebraska 66,915 89,488 112,831 112,117 130,458 139,594 144,692 142,875 139,578 137,943 5.7
Nevada 13,669 40,455 61,728 87,893 120,490 124,896 129,360 121,013 118,300 116,738 -3.1
New Hampshire 29,400 46,794 59,510 61,718 71,739 74,234 75,539 77,436 82,678 92,440 28.9
                       
New Jersey 216,121 321,610 324,286 335,945 410,160 431,978 444,092 443,750 439,965 436,939 6.5
New Mexico 44,461 58,283 85,500 110,739 142,413 153,055 162,552 159,058 156,424 153,455 7.8
New York 806,479 992,237 1,048,286 1,043,395 1,234,858 1,290,046 1,305,151 1,318,076 1,309,986 1,304,230 5.6
North Carolina 171,925 287,537 352,138 404,652 528,977 567,841 585,792 585,013 578,031 575,198 8.7
North Dakota 31,495 34,069 37,878 40,248 51,327 54,456 56,903 56,482 55,169 55,063 7.3
                       
Ohio 376,267 489,145 557,690 549,553 653,585 712,192 745,115 735,034 709,818 697,647 6.7
Oklahoma 110,155 160,295 173,221 178,016 206,757 220,377 230,560 230,176 228,464 220,897 6.8
Oregon 122,177 157,458 165,741 183,065 220,474 243,271 251,708 259,064 254,695 251,106 13.9
Pennsylvania 411,044 507,716 604,060 609,521 740,288 778,054 804,640 787,960 777,242 765,582 3.4
Rhode Island 45,898 66,869 78,273 75,450 83,893 84,673 85,110 84,647 83,952 83,460 -0.5
                       
South Carolina 69,518 132,476 159,302 185,931 230,695 246,525 257,064 260,002 259,617 257,844 11.8
South Dakota 30,639 32,761 34,208 43,221 50,444 53,342 58,360 55,899 56,058 55,129 9.3
Tennessee 135,103 204,581 226,238 263,910 307,610 332,555 351,762 350,186 343,641 338,197 9.9
Texas 442,225 701,391 901,437 1,033,973 1,327,148 1,447,028 1,535,864 1,564,208 1,540,298 1,541,378 16.1
Utah 81,687 93,987 121,303 163,776 217,224 236,204 255,653 264,394 267,309 264,255 21.7
                       
Vermont 22,209 30,628 36,398 35,489 42,946 44,975 45,572 45,143 44,703 43,534 1.4
Virginia 151,915 280,504 353,442 381,893 500,796 544,665 577,922 589,145 588,696 583,755 16.6
Washington 183,544 303,603 263,384 320,840 362,535 382,613 388,116 372,839 365,514 363,377 0.2
West Virginia 63,153 81,973 84,790 87,888 125,333 142,492 152,431 162,347 162,179 157,954 26.0
Wisconsin 202,058 269,086 299,774 307,179 352,875 373,307 384,181 376,535 369,732 364,021 3.2
Wyoming 15,220 21,147 31,326 30,004 35,936 37,019 38,298 38,092 37,812 37,084 3.2
                       
U.S. Service Academies1  17,079 49,808 48,692 13,475 15,539 15,748 15,925 15,692 15,227 14,997 -3.5
                       
Other jurisdictions 67,237 137,749 164,618 194,633 236,167 243,447 264,240 267,159 259,943 254,543 7.8
American Samoa 0 976 1,219 297 1,806 2,189 2,193 2,091 1,795 1,488 -17.6
Federated States of
   Micronesia
0 224 975 1,576 2,457 3,401 2,699 2,915 2,744 2,446 -0.4
Guam 2,719 3,217 4,741 5,215 5,351 5,755 6,188 6,360 5,924 6,518 21.8
Marshall Islands 0 0 0 328 689 847 869 989 1,123 1,000 45.1
Northern Marianas 0 0 661 1,078 791 989 1,137 1,046 1,178 1,109 40.2
Palau 0 0 491 581 502 651 694 742 680 646 28.7
Puerto Rico 63,073 131,184 154,065 183,290 222,178 227,013 247,727 250,402 244,076 239,015 7.6
U.S. Virgin Islands 1,445 2,148 2,466 2,268 2,393 2,602 2,733 2,614 2,423 2,321 -3.0
1 Data for 2000 and later years reflect a substantial reduction in the number of Department of Defense institutions included in the IPEDS survey.
NOTE: Data through 1990 are for institutions of higher education, while later data are for degree-granting institutions. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. The degree-granting classification is very similar to the earlier higher education classification, but it includes more 2-year colleges and excludes a few higher education institutions that did not grant degrees. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Fall Enrollment in Colleges and Universities" surveys, 1970 and 1980; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:90); and IPEDS Spring 2001 through Spring 2014, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared October 2014.)

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