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Table 304.70. Total fall enrollment in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by level of enrollment and state or jurisdiction: Selected years, 2000 through 2017
State or jurisdiction Undergraduate Postbaccalaureate
2000 2010 2012 2015 2016 2017 2000 2010 2012 2015 2016 2017
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
United States 13,155,393 18,082,427 17,735,638 17,046,673 16,874,649 16,760,331 2,156,896 2,937,011 2,908,840 2,941,531 2,972,255 3,005,267
Alabama 201,389 282,128 265,917 257,649 258,008 259,562 32,573 45,478 44,394 45,310 46,044 47,260
Alaska 26,222 31,925 30,018 28,818 25,987 24,607 1,731 2,874 2,779 2,555 2,449 2,298
Arizona 299,529 672,083 621,684 541,853 510,367 493,410 42,961 121,788 114,781 108,569 97,719 98,216
Arkansas 104,580 156,970 157,504 148,630 145,875 143,055 10,592 18,878 18,954 19,772 21,360 21,027
California 2,012,213 2,444,496 2,359,805 2,415,506 2,416,526 2,415,337 244,495 270,203 261,801 271,904 283,919 298,714
                         
Colorado 220,059 312,099 305,465 289,534 293,223 299,805 43,813 57,351 57,705 58,625 59,032 60,431
Connecticut 127,715 163,291 166,812 162,925 160,651 160,568 33,528 36,093 34,846 36,741 37,359 36,966
Delaware 37,930 45,848 47,815 47,981 49,047 49,068 5,967 9,410 10,312 12,411 12,092 11,270
District of Columbia 40,703 50,330 47,699 50,556 48,948 50,565 31,986 41,662 42,451 43,416 44,092 45,434
Florida 623,071 993,545 1,023,378 956,598 947,837 944,323 84,613 131,233 131,128 126,972 127,690 127,161
                         
Georgia 296,980 499,187 476,815 456,792 457,293 459,860 49,224 69,729 68,545 73,919 75,780 78,264
Hawaii 51,783 68,244 69,272 61,367 58,328 56,968 8,399 9,829 9,184 7,965 7,515 7,157
Idaho 58,644 76,998 99,901 113,245 115,259 123,597 6,950 8,203 8,107 7,864 8,537 8,206
Illinois 623,018 748,921 713,472 650,597 626,068 604,973 120,900 157,924 153,421 151,614 151,652 152,029
Indiana 273,198 404,033 392,626 369,200 360,576 339,666 41,136 55,460 54,637 57,164 58,708 59,138
                         
Iowa 165,360 339,036 315,424 237,013 229,452 224,341 23,614 42,831 45,765 38,093 37,061 36,613
Kansas 156,385 188,326 187,921 191,680 187,934 186,190 23,583 26,523 25,934 28,314 27,898 27,772
Kentucky 164,183 256,447 244,950 219,870 216,868 215,826 24,158 34,657 36,183 35,852 38,194 42,672
Louisiana 191,517 230,370 227,290 214,594 209,521 210,828 32,283 33,306 31,556 30,711 29,757 31,237
Maine 50,728 63,599 63,369 62,252 62,456 61,919 7,745 8,807 9,726 9,467 9,660 9,892
                         
Maryland 221,952 305,358 302,485 294,032 295,200 291,356 51,793 72,609 72,011 70,193 71,609 72,851
Massachusetts 320,012 377,241 381,253 374,979 367,735 362,741 101,130 130,512 132,866 135,533 137,987 140,767
Michigan 480,618 605,990 575,388 517,079 500,050 476,450 87,013 91,775 88,315 84,383 82,984 81,603
Minnesota 254,632 346,864 335,747 311,536 303,941 297,523 38,813 118,585 115,914 118,930 118,852 115,443
Mississippi 123,299 159,262 155,292 153,551 151,467 151,403 14,090 20,733 21,326 20,632 21,121 20,348
                         
Missouri 266,802 367,032 363,123 331,955 324,162 308,402 54,546 77,718 78,063 78,044 76,936 75,087
Montana 38,481 48,446 48,424 46,067 45,714 45,207 3,759 4,836 4,830 4,732 5,204 5,435
Nebraska 96,759 121,430 115,701 110,313 110,332 110,118 15,358 23,262 23,857 25,778 25,766 25,746
Nevada 79,053 116,743 106,854 104,845 104,809 105,916 8,840 12,617 11,446 11,256 11,221 11,658
New Hampshire 51,990 62,442 66,770 96,588 104,321 119,473 9,728 13,097 15,908 26,920 28,838 29,711
                         
New Jersey 284,785 380,060 376,901 360,074 357,479 355,613 51,160 64,032 63,065 63,685 63,907 63,424
New Mexico 96,377 147,976 141,773 124,385 120,692 115,954 14,362 14,576 14,651 13,863 13,915 13,540
New York 839,423 1,059,332 1,070,674 1,048,058 1,033,325 1,017,768 203,972 245,819 239,010 237,348 240,309 242,472
North Carolina 358,912 516,254 508,495 490,350 488,859 489,833 45,740 69,538 69,770 72,092 72,556 73,998
North Dakota 36,899 50,003 48,196 46,568 46,669 46,064 3,349 6,900 7,046 7,266 7,534 7,685
                         
Ohio 469,999 650,546 619,564 574,217 567,491 560,843 79,554 94,569 90,815 90,406 90,552 88,844
Oklahoma 157,021 204,217 202,092 185,545 182,743 177,139 20,995 26,343 26,400 25,572 25,590 24,912
Oregon 160,805 221,825 225,425 206,895 204,626 198,198 22,260 29,883 29,501 33,754 32,225 31,738
Pennsylvania 506,948 664,384 640,440 598,510 584,400 573,544 102,573 140,256 136,910 137,653 141,282 143,745
Rhode Island 65,067 73,974 73,338 71,972 72,496 71,401 10,383 11,136 10,614 10,320 10,852 11,365
                         
South Carolina 161,699 231,375 233,835 223,671 220,218 219,949 24,232 25,689 25,782 25,984 26,345 26,439
South Dakota 37,497 50,605 49,259 46,901 46,726 46,809 5,724 7,755 6,799 6,763 6,957 6,811
Tennessee 230,376 302,248 295,126 277,409 274,666 275,340 33,534 49,514 48,352 46,460 47,086 47,817
Texas 905,649 1,360,528 1,367,078 1,390,972 1,412,148 1,437,386 128,324 175,336 177,446 188,642 193,350 193,130
Utah 149,954 231,721 239,025 259,006 272,520 287,468 13,822 23,932 28,284 33,989 38,930 44,866
                         
Vermont 30,809 38,608 37,792 37,298 37,784 37,233 4,680 6,964 6,905 6,567 6,935 6,622
Virginia 325,395 486,820 492,564 474,525 462,335 457,708 56,498 91,102 96,144 95,227 95,109 96,504
Washington 290,292 351,863 329,638 328,355 329,698 331,253 30,548 36,253 35,891 36,489 36,849 36,691
West Virginia 76,556 128,335 136,166 127,619 123,779 120,976 11,332 24,096 26,016 23,278 22,829 21,987
Wisconsin 271,839 341,698 329,778 310,350 302,211 301,126 35,340 42,483 39,960 39,905 39,506 39,644
Wyoming 26,811 35,466 35,103 31,602 30,787 30,409 3,193 2,832 2,709 2,603 2,578 2,606
                         
U.S. Service Academies 13,475 15,905 15,202 14,786 15,042 15,260 0 20 25 26 23 21
                         
Other jurisdictions 174,410 234,281 231,395 218,927 212,157 166,235 20,223 29,959 28,580 28,959 29,739 26,171
American Samoa 297 2,193 1,795 1,285 1,253 1,095 0 0 0 0 0 0
Federated States of
Micronesia
1,576 2,699 2,744 2,215 2,090 2,022 0 0 0 0 0 0
Guam 4,746 5,857 5,662 6,095 5,768 5,689 469 331 293 300 316 338
Marshall Islands 328 869 1,123 995 978 1,032 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Marianas 1,078 1,137 1,178 1,157 1,038 1,216 0 0 0 0 0 0
Palau 581 694 680 627 587 532 0 0 0 0 0 0
Puerto Rico 163,690 218,312 215,973 204,415 198,331 152,751 19,600 29,415 28,104 28,476 29,165 25,561
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,114 2,520 2,240 2,138 2,112 1,898 154 213 183 183 258 272
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2001 through Spring 2018, Fall Enrollment component. (This table was prepared December 2018.)

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