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Table 306.60. Total fall enrollment in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by race/ethnicity of student and state or jurisdiction: 2017
State or jurisdiction Fall enrollment Percentage distribution of U.S. resident students (excludes nonresident aliens)
Total White Black Hispanic Asian Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska Native
Two or more races Nonresi-dent alien Total White Black His- panic Asian Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska Native
Two or more races
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
United States 19,765,598 10,510,784 2,545,916 3,540,584 1,277,733 52,015 137,632 700,212 1,000,722 100.0 56.0 13.6 18.9 6.8 0.3 0.7 3.7
Alabama 306,822 190,307 80,781 11,270 5,914 337 1,945 7,323 8,945 100.0 63.9 27.1 3.8 2.0 0.1 0.7 2.5
Alaska 26,905 16,061 784 2,188 1,674 210 2,768 2,663 557 100.0 61.0 3.0 8.3 6.4 0.8 10.5 10.1
Arizona 591,626 288,582 74,989 146,506 22,452 2,862 13,976 22,059 20,200 100.0 50.5 13.1 25.6 3.9 0.5 2.4 3.9
Arkansas 164,082 112,495 25,995 9,947 2,825 156 1,281 5,687 5,696 100.0 71.0 16.4 6.3 1.8 0.1 0.8 3.6
California 2,714,051 762,119 170,689 1,086,402 400,209 12,573 10,996 123,058 148,005 100.0 29.7 6.7 42.3 15.6 0.5 0.4 4.8
                                   
Colorado 360,236 224,785 26,561 63,006 13,323 997 3,287 15,828 12,449 100.0 64.6 7.6 18.1 3.8 0.3 0.9 4.6
Connecticut 197,534 112,966 25,378 30,437 10,714 233 476 5,959 11,371 100.0 60.7 13.6 16.3 5.8 0.1 0.3 3.2
Delaware 60,338 33,116 12,710 5,344 2,148 78 330 1,676 4,936 100.0 59.8 22.9 9.6 3.9 0.1 0.6 3.0
District of Columbia 95,999 42,086 24,312 8,740 6,604 133 246 2,953 10,925 100.0 49.5 28.6 10.3 7.8 0.2 0.3 3.5
Florida 1,071,484 468,181 190,395 289,233 37,862 2,458 3,158 33,831 46,366 100.0 45.7 18.6 28.2 3.7 0.2 0.3 3.3
                                   
Georgia 538,124 258,774 168,240 41,389 28,802 729 1,674 15,535 22,981 100.0 50.2 32.7 8.0 5.6 0.1 0.3 3.0
Hawaii 64,125 10,767 1,452 7,441 19,614 4,270 162 16,466 3,953 100.0 17.9 2.4 12.4 32.6 7.1 0.3 27.4
Idaho 131,803 98,363 1,392 11,835 2,046 546 1,020 5,633 10,968 100.0 81.4 1.2 9.8 1.7 0.5 0.8 4.7
Illinois 757,002 402,561 96,301 140,366 52,456 1,069 1,673 20,017 42,559 100.0 56.3 13.5 19.6 7.3 0.1 0.2 2.8
Indiana 398,804 283,949 37,927 25,004 12,732 388 886 12,616 25,302 100.0 76.0 10.2 6.7 3.4 0.1 0.2 3.4
                                   
Iowa 260,954 189,357 23,366 19,683 7,403 494 1,339 6,580 12,732 100.0 76.3 9.4 7.9 3.0 0.2 0.5 2.7
Kansas 213,962 143,990 18,912 21,463 6,050 338 2,761 7,704 12,744 100.0 71.6 9.4 10.7 3.0 0.2 1.4 3.8
Kentucky 258,498 202,919 21,834 9,742 4,627 259 610 7,814 10,693 100.0 81.9 8.8 3.9 1.9 0.1 0.2 3.2
Louisiana 242,065 132,477 75,005 13,014 6,104 266 1,647 6,307 7,245 100.0 56.4 31.9 5.5 2.6 0.1 0.7 2.7
Maine 71,811 59,882 2,915 2,219 1,947 81 637 2,559 1,571 100.0 85.3 4.2 3.2 2.8 0.1 0.9 3.6
                                   
Maryland 364,207 163,824 101,313 33,357 27,511 914 1,006 14,554 21,728 100.0 47.8 29.6 9.7 8.0 0.3 0.3 4.2
Massachusetts 503,508 285,179 44,160 56,481 40,870 443 956 15,308 60,111 100.0 64.3 10.0 12.7 9.2 0.1 0.2 3.5
Michigan 558,053 387,756 65,541 28,630 23,204 554 3,152 18,514 30,702 100.0 73.5 12.4 5.4 4.4 0.1 0.6 3.5
Minnesota 412,966 272,607 61,165 22,466 22,816 645 3,007 14,115 16,145 100.0 68.7 15.4 5.7 5.7 0.2 0.8 3.6
Mississippi 171,751 95,346 63,244 4,070 2,118 123 791 2,816 3,243 100.0 56.6 37.5 2.4 1.3 0.1 0.5 1.7
                                   
Missouri 383,489 272,568 45,688 20,180 12,620 628 1,850 12,274 17,681 100.0 74.5 12.5 5.5 3.4 0.2 0.5 3.4
Montana 50,642 40,419 463 2,043 804 103 3,566 1,751 1,493 100.0 82.2 0.9 4.2 1.6 0.2 7.3 3.6
Nebraska 135,864 99,576 7,207 13,783 4,213 266 960 4,112 5,747 100.0 76.5 5.5 10.6 3.2 0.2 0.7 3.2
Nevada 117,574 51,278 9,016 32,580 12,642 1,230 852 7,625 2,351 100.0 44.5 7.8 28.3 11.0 1.1 0.7 6.6
New Hampshire 149,184 107,305 18,209 11,623 4,159 475 882 3,193 3,338 100.0 73.6 12.5 8.0 2.9 0.3 0.6 2.2
                                   
New Jersey 419,037 198,753 58,925 88,996 39,666 1,007 1,083 8,879 21,728 100.0 50.0 14.8 22.4 10.0 0.3 0.3 2.2
New Mexico 129,494 41,941 3,807 62,026 2,659 294 12,337 2,942 3,488 100.0 33.3 3.0 49.2 2.1 0.2 9.8 2.3
New York 1,260,240 597,970 170,655 224,315 122,028 2,266 4,280 30,624 108,102 100.0 51.9 14.8 19.5 10.6 0.2 0.4 2.7
North Carolina 563,831 326,741 126,761 45,274 19,895 918 6,164 18,566 19,512 100.0 60.0 23.3 8.3 3.7 0.2 1.1 3.4
North Dakota 53,749 42,807 1,811 1,941 763 80 2,186 1,649 2,512 100.0 83.5 3.5 3.8 1.5 0.2 4.3 3.2
                                   
Ohio 649,687 473,502 74,489 27,370 18,515 521 1,742 21,438 32,110 100.0 76.7 12.1 4.4 3.0 0.1 0.3 3.5
Oklahoma 202,051 116,375 16,837 18,000 6,066 311 14,828 19,554 10,080 100.0 60.6 8.8 9.4 3.2 0.2 7.7 10.2
Oregon 229,936 148,479 6,949 30,433 14,020 1,523 2,392 13,944 12,196 100.0 68.2 3.2 14.0 6.4 0.7 1.1 6.4
Pennsylvania 717,289 473,072 80,264 52,367 40,612 763 1,435 21,587 47,189 100.0 70.6 12.0 7.8 6.1 0.1 0.2 3.2
Rhode Island 82,766 53,749 6,036 10,873 3,899 73 302 2,996 4,838 100.0 69.0 7.7 14.0 5.0 0.1 0.4 3.8
                                   
South Carolina 246,388 155,107 60,910 11,756 4,527 302 880 7,756 5,150 100.0 64.3 25.2 4.9 1.9 0.1 0.4 3.2
South Dakota 53,620 43,295 1,813 1,716 698 54 2,836 1,292 1,916 100.0 83.7 3.5 3.3 1.3 0.1 5.5 2.5
Tennessee 323,157 219,394 60,449 14,818 8,522 314 963 9,632 9,065 100.0 69.9 19.2 4.7 2.7 0.1 0.3 3.1
Texas 1,630,516 592,772 204,325 612,280 99,677 2,494 5,897 43,065 70,006 100.0 38.0 13.1 39.2 6.4 0.2 0.4 2.8
Utah 332,334 250,132 14,924 33,929 9,361 2,429 2,536 11,752 7,271 100.0 76.9 4.6 10.4 2.9 0.7 0.8 3.6
                                   
Vermont 43,855 34,851 1,619 2,443 1,219 41 210 1,576 1,896 100.0 83.1 3.9 5.8 2.9 0.1 0.5 3.8
Virginia 554,212 315,195 108,854 47,665 36,743 1,282 2,014 22,761 19,698 100.0 59.0 20.4 8.9 6.9 0.2 0.4 4.3
Washington 367,944 211,575 16,629 47,538 35,092 2,384 4,144 27,081 23,501 100.0 61.4 4.8 13.8 10.2 0.7 1.2 7.9
West Virginia 142,963 107,463 14,124 8,637 2,462 604 609 4,750 4,314 100.0 77.5 10.2 6.2 1.8 0.4 0.4 3.4
Wisconsin 340,770 261,365 18,209 23,089 13,437 356 2,358 9,788 12,168 100.0 79.5 5.5 7.0 4.1 0.1 0.7 3.0
Wyoming 33,015 26,652 390 3,007 331 71 452 1,061 1,051 100.0 83.4 1.2 9.4 1.0 0.2 1.4 3.3
                                   
U.S. Service Academies 15,281 9,999 1,192 1,669 1,078 70 90 989 194 100.0 66.3 7.9 11.1 7.1 0.5 0.6 6.6
                                   
Other jurisdictions 192,406 748 1,869 177,673 3,328 8,090 121 177 400 100.0 0.4 1.0 92.5 1.7 4.2 0.1 0.1
American Samoa 1,095 4 0 0 9 980 0 0 102 100.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.9 98.7 0.0 0.0
Federated States of
   Micronesia
2,022 0 0 0 1 2,021 0 0 0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 # 100.0 0.0 0.0
Guam 6,027 184 50 34 2,713 3,002 5 2 37 100.0 3.1 0.8 0.6 45.3 50.1 0.1 #
Marshall Islands 1,032 1 0 0 1 1,030 0 0 0 100.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 99.8 0.0 0.0
Northern Marianas 1,216 14 2 1 488 512 0 139 60 100.0 1.2 0.2 0.1 42.2 44.3 0.0 12.0
Palau 532 0 0 0 8 524 0 0 0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 98.5 0.0 0.0
Puerto Rico 178,312 394 189 177,433 94 20 110 22 50 100.0 0.2 0.1 99.5 0.1 # 0.1 #
U.S. Virgin Islands 2,170 151 1,628 205 14 1 6 14 151 100.0 7.5 80.6 10.2 0.7 # 0.3 0.7
#Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. 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), Spring 2018, Fall Enrollment component. (This table was prepared October 2018.)

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