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Table 304.22. Total fall enrollment in private for-profit degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 1980 through 2017
State or jurisdiction 1980 1990 2000 2010 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Percent change, 2012 to 2017
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
United States 111,714 213,693 450,084 2,022,785 1,808,423 1,658,439 1,557,183 1,349,470 1,182,108 1,098,966 -39.2
Alabama 1,399 2,229 3,878 35,387 33,157 32,282 32,007 29,542 28,058 26,602 -19.8
Alaska 0 394 486 1,764 1,487 2,526 3,746 2,323 424 430 -71.1
Arizona 5,733 8,751 46,876 418,078 368,049 330,079 309,895 279,840 236,884 214,904 -41.6
Arkansas 1,722 1,702 757 3,414 2,082 1,615 1,177 683 491 376 -81.9
California 7,550 12,808 76,488 205,638 195,204 182,846 221,834 180,856 167,064 157,951 -19.1
                       
Colorado 1,162 7,224 18,427 67,079 56,961 52,577 51,536 46,931 45,318 47,246 -17.1
Connecticut 387 702 1,772 5,440 8,941 9,156 9,229 8,185 8,321 9,084 1.6
Delaware 0 0 0 490 387 378 335 326 301 320 -17.3
District of Columbia 1,881 2,916 2,978 7,937 5,674 5,002 6,436 9,578 9,515 10,371 82.8
Florida 3,775 11,529 37,192 172,440 169,878 149,401 133,459 81,662 73,156 70,180 -58.7
                       
Georgia 4,879 9,076 10,326 61,735 49,936 46,324 43,990 38,745 34,651 30,683 -38.6
Hawaii 0 0 1,876 3,710 3,869 4,406 4,484 2,990 2,626 2,292 -40.8
Idaho 0 433 676 2,812 2,478 1,645 1,485 1,119 637 508 -79.5
Illinois 6,745 12,244 24,907 93,848 82,123 72,278 72,889 71,797 66,859 63,709 -22.4
Indiana 3,388 3,950 7,004 32,860 24,578 19,652 17,433 14,111 8,099 7,257 -70.5
                       
Iowa 302 830 2,341 146,656 131,410 114,811 56,508 50,023 41,963 37,657 -71.3
Kansas 0 98 470 4,014 3,937 5,087 17,149 15,213 12,604 11,196 184.4
Kentucky 5,856 4,673 8,353 23,825 17,810 14,771 12,129 10,331 8,299 8,274 -53.5
Louisiana 375 2,367 4,624 11,198 8,994 8,169 7,943 6,862 5,348 4,938 -45.1
Maine 1,128 1,338 974 1,925 1,419 1,481 2,002 1,887 1,616 1,344 -5.3
                       
Maryland 94 360 3,419 13,294 9,076 8,278 7,619 7,313 6,036 5,920 -34.8
Massachusetts 643 566 1,844 7,646 7,034 5,623 4,709 4,204 2,744 2,132 -69.7
Michigan 0 0 3,101 11,010 8,785 7,664 6,883 4,944 2,966 2,554 -70.9
Minnesota 2,020 3,076 11,958 115,769 107,925 103,831 103,249 103,613 99,198 92,928 -13.9
Mississippi 1,147 1,811 409 3,104 2,565 2,672 2,256 1,976 1,650 1,856 -27.6
                       
Missouri 1,759 3,604 10,055 34,802 29,587 31,354 17,184 14,155 9,725 8,051 -72.8
Montana 517 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 37
Nebraska 0 332 1,978 3,773 2,609 2,650 2,297 1,828 1,319 972 -62.7
Nevada 0 147 4,187 12,887 11,260 10,654 9,415 7,469 5,777 5,444 -51.7
New Hampshire 1,892 2,447 3,909 4,896 3,708 3,048 2,243 1,492 0 0 -100.0
                       
New Jersey 825 3,674 6,975 9,856 9,118 10,634 10,984 10,401 10,465 10,747 17.9
New Mexico 0 301 5,031 10,588 8,298 7,571 6,367 5,288 3,911 2,624 -68.4
New York 21,997 24,892 35,599 55,294 52,174 50,424 48,393 45,365 41,821 38,595 -26.0
North Carolina 3,654 1,874 590 18,697 18,292 18,823 18,355 16,703 14,013 12,036 -34.2
North Dakota 0 0 111 1,765 1,000 964 793 603 549 527 -47.3
                       
Ohio 11,255 20,328 13,674 51,175 39,227 34,371 28,957 24,404 18,570 15,407 -60.7
Oklahoma 1,958 3,656 3,223 10,262 9,342 8,702 8,221 6,113 4,477 3,992 -57.3
Oregon 164 961 3,020 10,896 9,015 7,481 6,646 5,168 3,603 2,979 -67.0
Pennsylvania 7,242 37,104 31,164 72,720 54,756 50,958 44,509 35,475 27,422 21,544 -60.7
Rhode Island 0 0 224 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                       
South Carolina 2,925 1,434 757 16,895 15,993 15,932 14,321 12,562 11,162 11,629 -27.3
South Dakota 0 1,424 2,704 4,747 4,600 3,704 2,692 2,189 2,155 1,930 -58.0
Tennessee 3,295 3,845 5,571 31,512 25,652 24,983 19,178 17,106 16,038 15,519 -39.5
Texas 1,838 6,451 17,316 70,269 56,277 55,712 53,453 51,291 40,027 39,395 -30.0
Utah 0 808 4,744 15,282 15,038 7,987 6,662 5,297 4,615 4,690 -68.8
                       
Vermont 0 0 337 615 517 462 422 379 300 144 -72.1
Virginia 735 5,014 17,134 58,198 50,632 47,046 43,950 40,505 35,148 31,975 -36.8
Washington 488 3,607 5,497 13,561 10,855 9,963 9,501 6,312 7,199 6,747 -37.8
West Virginia 305 860 1,952 43,375 61,482 58,667 60,531 55,890 52,700 50,485 -17.9
Wisconsin 653 1,150 1,907 17,641 13,279 12,333 10,642 8,421 6,249 2,785 -79.0
Wyoming 26 703 1,289 2,006 1,953 1,462 1,085 0 0 0 -100.0
                       
Other jurisdictions 6,355 164,618 194,633 43,146 42,914 41,820 46,472 40,563 38,401 36,701 -14.5
American Samoa 0 1,219 297 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Federated States of
Micronesia
0 975 1,576 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 0 4,741 5,215 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marshall Islands 0 0 328 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 0 661 1,078 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Palau 0 491 581 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 6,355 154,065 183,290 43,146 42,914 41,820 46,472 40,563 38,401 36,701 -14.5
U.S. Virgin Islands 0 2,466 2,268 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
†Not applicable.
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.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Fall Enrollment in Colleges and Universities" survey, 1980; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:90); and IPEDS Spring 2001 through Spring 2018, Fall Enrollment component. (This table was prepared December 2018.)

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