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Digest of Education Statistics: 2014
Digest of Education Statistics: 2014

NCES 2016-006
April 2016


Table 317.40. Number of degree-granting postsecondary institutions and enrollment in these institutions, by enrollment size, control, and level of institution: Fall 2013
Control and level of institution Number of institutions, by enrollment size of institution Enrollment, by enrollment size of institution
Total Under 200 200 to 499 500 to 999 1,000 to 2,499 2,500 to 4,999 5,000 to 9,999 10,000 to 19,999 20,000 to 29,999 30,000 or more Total Under 200 200 to 499 500 to 999 1,000 to 2,499 2,500 to 4,999 5,000 to 9,999 10,000 to 19,999 20,000 to 29,999 30,000 or more
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Total 4,716 613 813 643 927 635 501 354 144 86 20,375,789 68,238 272,969 461,346 1,558,054 2,291,815 3,557,147 4,873,152 3,540,996 3,752,072
Research university, very high1 107 0 0 0 1 0 9 21 35 41 2,920,503 0 0 0 2,181 0 63,325 300,593 892,778 1,661,626
Research university, high2 98 0 0 0 1 3 14 42 27 11 1,789,499 0 0 0 2,204 12,167 107,003 617,433 668,066 382,626
Doctoral/research university3 89 1 1 2 13 12 22 26 9 3 1,062,436 113 322 1,466 22,635 44,771 156,959 328,822 210,281 297,067
Master's4 690 0 15 23 140 208 181 89 21 13 4,612,050 0 5,124 17,947 261,257 767,329 1,277,215 1,192,869 486,309 604,000
Baccalaureate5 850 25 87 187 364 130 29 16 5 7 2,070,316 3,485 32,686 138,779 595,971 445,265 199,106 236,836 138,034 280,154
Special-focus institutions6 1,198 367 376 225 158 52 11 7 2 0 952,246 40,967 123,924 158,145 242,830 176,357 73,814 89,173 47,036 0
2-year 1,684 220 334 206 250 230 235 153 45 11 6,968,739 23,673 110,913 145,009 430,976 845,926 1,679,725 2,107,426 1,098,492 526,599
                                         
Public 1,625 9 34 63 285 354 391 293 124 72 14,745,558 1,422 12,626 50,220 511,990 1,308,177 2,805,706 4,076,416 3,058,895 2,920,106
Research university, very high1 73 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 28 38 2,363,477 0 0 0 0 0 14,112 82,590 723,527 1,543,248
Research university, high2 73 0 0 0 0 0 7 33 23 10 1,478,612 0 0 0 0 0 56,893 495,272 574,944 351,503
Doctoral/research university3 29 0 0 0 1 1 4 16 7 0 416,284 0 0 0 2,229 3,463 30,693 214,761 165,138 0
Master's4 273 0 1 0 11 50 114 73 18 6 2,655,967 0 473 0 22,424 195,501 824,147 978,675 416,145 218,602
Baccalaureate5 198 0 1 19 61 66 27 14 3 7 1,115,474 0 495 15,365 104,702 239,863 185,384 208,862 80,649 280,154
Special-focus institutions6 45 1 8 8 13 13 2 0 0 0 90,603 142 2,758 6,328 23,186 43,437 14,752 0 0 0
Art, music, or design 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3,176 0 0 912 2,264 0 0 0 0 0
Business and management 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8,468 0 0 0 0 0 8,468 0 0 0
Engineering or technology 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 6,459 0 0 0 0 6,459 0 0 0 0
Law 5 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2,640 142 719 691 1,088 0 0 0 0 0
Medical or other health 27 0 3 4 8 11 1 0 0 0 62,560 0 1,135 3,302 14,861 36,978 6,284 0 0 0
Tribal 8 0 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 7,300 0 904 1,423 4,973 0 0 0 0 0
2-year 934 8 24 36 199 224 235 152 45 11 6,625,141 1,280 8,900 28,527 359,449 825,913 1,679,725 2,096,256 1,098,492 526,599
                                         
Private nonprofit 1,675 284 253 247 476 244 98 51 15 7 3,974,004 30,529 83,688 182,318 796,755 857,039 669,139 677,470 363,597 313,469
Research university, very high1 34 0 0 0 1 0 7 16 7 3 557,026 0 0 0 2,181 0 49,213 218,003 169,251 118,378
Research university, high2 25 0 0 0 1 3 7 9 4 1 310,887 0 0 0 2,204 12,167 50,110 122,161 93,122 31,123
Doctoral/research university3 48 1 1 0 7 11 17 9 2 0 322,508 113 322 0 13,316 41,308 119,173 103,133 45,143 0
Master's4 363 0 10 16 107 149 63 14 1 3 1,566,964 0 3,318 13,238 202,577 539,327 424,760 191,387 28,389 163,968
Baccalaureate5 519 14 44 114 283 62 0 1 1 0 810,477 1,928 16,765 85,308 461,561 200,094 0 17,129 27,692 0
Special-focus institutions6 598 239 158 103 73 19 4 2 0 0 373,944 25,402 50,310 73,782 108,767 64,143 25,883 25,657 0 0
Art, music, or design 59 13 14 16 12 3 0 1 0 0 60,940 1,257 5,177 10,977 19,722 12,714 0 11,093 0 0
Business and management 42 11 12 9 5 3 2 0 0 0 40,351 1,316 4,016 6,247 6,790 9,401 12,581 0 0 0
Engineering or technology 13 6 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 21,015 663 837 1,578 3,373 0 0 14,564 0 0
Law 22 1 6 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 17,964 194 1,870 6,182 9,718 0 0 0 0 0
Medical or other health 142 26 38 34 34 9 1 0 0 0 127,582 3,165 12,683 25,278 49,701 30,207 6,548 0 0 0
Theological 298 176 80 27 11 3 1 0 0 0 93,379 18,347 23,987 18,656 16,628 9,007 6,754 0 0 0
Tribal 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,297 0 0 3,297 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other special focus 17 6 6 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 9,416 460 1,740 1,567 2,835 2,814 0 0 0 0
2-year 88 30 40 14 4 0 0 0 0 0 32,198 3,086 12,973 9,990 6,149 0 0 0 0 0
                                         
Private for-profit 1,416 320 526 333 166 37 12 10 5 7 1,656,227 36,287 176,655 228,808 249,309 126,599 82,302 119,266 118,504 518,497
Doctoral/research university3 12 0 0 2 5 0 1 1 0 3 323,644 0 0 1,466 7,090 0 7,093 10,928 0 297,067
Master's4 54 0 4 7 22 9 4 2 2 4 389,119 0 1,333 4,709 36,256 32,501 28,308 22,807 41,775 221,430
Baccalaureate5 133 11 42 54 20 2 2 1 1 0 144,365 1,557 15,426 38,106 29,708 5,308 13,722 10,845 29,693 0
Special-focus institutions6 555 127 210 114 72 20 5 5 2 0 487,699 15,423 70,856 78,035 110,877 68,777 33,179 63,516 47,036 0
Art, music, or design 84 9 22 18 29 4 0 2 0 0 108,199 978 7,891 12,211 46,129 14,083 0 26,907 0 0
Business and management 235 66 76 43 29 13 4 2 2 0 251,657 8,068 24,169 31,526 44,895 45,713 27,361 22,889 47,036 0
Engineering or technology 151 24 88 34 2 2 1 0 0 0 69,093 3,422 30,422 21,323 2,491 5,617 5,818 0 0 0
Law 9 1 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 7,152 84 431 2,859 3,778 0 0 0 0 0
Medical or other health 71 26 21 15 8 0 0 1 0 0 45,618 2,695 7,054 10,116 12,033 0 0 13,720 0 0
Other special focus 5 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5,980 176 889 0 1,551 3,364 0 0 0 0
2-year 662 182 270 156 47 6 0 1 0 0 311,400 19,307 89,040 106,492 65,378 20,013 0 11,170 0 0
1Research universities with a very high level of research activity.
2Research universities with a high level of research activity.
3Institutions that award at least 20 doctor's degrees per year, but did not have a high level of research activity.
4Institutions that award at least 50 master's degrees per year.
5Institutions that primarily emphasize undergraduate education. Also includes institutions classified as 4-year under the IPEDS system, which had been classified as 2-year in the Carnegie system because they primarily award associate's degrees.
6Special-focus 4-year institutions award degrees primarily in single fields of study, such as medicine, business, fine arts, theology, and engineering.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. 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://classifications.carnegiefoundation.org/resources/.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2014, Enrollment component. (This table was prepared May 2015.)