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Table 303.65. Total fall enrollment in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by level of enrollment, sex of student, level and control of institution, and attendance status of student: 2020
Level and control of institution and attendance status of student Total Undergraduate Postbaccalaureate
Total Males Females Total Males Females Total Males Females
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
     Total 19,027,410 7,885,033 11,142,377 15,884,559 6,665,095 9,219,464 3,142,851 1,219,938 1,922,913
Full-time 11,609,478 4,986,771 6,622,707 9,843,138 4,265,661 5,577,477 1,766,340 721,110 1,045,230
Part-time 7,417,932 2,898,262 4,519,670 6,041,421 2,399,434 3,641,987 1,376,511 498,828 877,683
                   
   4-year 14,095,730 5,897,806 8,197,924 10,952,879 4,677,868 6,275,011 3,142,851 1,219,938 1,922,913
Full-time 9,800,818 4,220,681 5,580,137 8,034,478 3,499,571 4,534,907 1,766,340 721,110 1,045,230
Part-time 4,294,912 1,677,125 2,617,787 2,918,401 1,178,297 1,740,104 1,376,511 498,828 877,683
                   
   2-year 4,931,680 1,987,227 2,944,453 4,931,680 1,987,227 2,944,453
Full-time 1,808,660 766,090 1,042,570 1,808,660 766,090 1,042,570
Part-time 3,123,020 1,221,137 1,901,883 3,123,020 1,221,137 1,901,883
                   
   Public 13,884,456 5,866,976 8,017,480 12,338,189 5,243,052 7,095,137 1,546,267 623,924 922,343
Full-time 7,889,623 3,469,813 4,419,810 7,057,034 3,119,012 3,938,022 832,589 350,801 481,788
Part-time 5,994,833 2,397,163 3,597,670 5,281,155 2,124,040 3,157,115 713,678 273,123 440,555
                   
Public 4-year 9,163,542 3,953,908 5,209,634 7,617,275 3,329,984 4,287,291 1,546,267 623,924 922,343
  Full-time 6,277,824 2,773,630 3,504,194 5,445,235 2,422,829 3,022,406 832,589 350,801 481,788
  Part-time 2,885,718 1,180,278 1,705,440 2,172,040 907,155 1,264,885 713,678 273,123 440,555
                   
Public 2-year 4,720,914 1,913,068 2,807,846 4,720,914 1,913,068 2,807,846
  Full-time 1,611,799 696,183 915,616 1,611,799 696,183 915,616
  Part-time 3,109,115 1,216,885 1,892,230 3,109,115 1,216,885 1,892,230
                   
   Private 5,142,954 2,018,057 3,124,897 3,546,370 1,422,043 2,124,327 1,596,584 596,014 1,000,570
Full-time 3,719,855 1,516,958 2,202,897 2,786,104 1,146,649 1,639,455 933,751 370,309 563,442
Part-time 1,423,099 501,099 922,000 760,266 275,394 484,872 662,833 225,705 437,128
                   
Private 4-year 4,932,188 1,943,898 2,988,290 3,335,604 1,347,884 1,987,720 1,596,584 596,014 1,000,570
  Full-time 3,522,994 1,447,051 2,075,943 2,589,243 1,076,742 1,512,501 933,751 370,309 563,442
  Part-time 1,409,194 496,847 912,347 746,361 271,142 475,219 662,833 225,705 437,128
                   
Private 2-year 210,766 74,159 136,607 210,766 74,159 136,607
  Full-time 196,861 69,907 126,954 196,861 69,907 126,954
  Part-time 13,905 4,252 9,653 13,905 4,252 9,653
                   
Nonprofit 4,101,048 1,684,550 2,416,498 2,742,773 1,152,277 1,590,496 1,358,275 532,273 826,002
  Full-time 3,073,638 1,295,868 1,777,770 2,243,037 956,727 1,286,310 830,601 339,141 491,460
  Part-time 1,027,410 388,682 638,728 499,736 195,550 304,186 527,674 193,132 334,542
                   
  Nonprofit 4-year 4,069,000 1,674,748 2,394,252 2,710,725 1,142,475 1,568,250 1,358,275 532,273 826,002
    Full-time 3,047,441 1,287,670 1,759,771 2,216,840 948,529 1,268,311 830,601 339,141 491,460
    Part-time 1,021,559 387,078 634,481 493,885 193,946 299,939 527,674 193,132 334,542
                   
  Nonprofit 2-year 32,048 9,802 22,246 32,048 9,802 22,246
    Full-time 26,197 8,198 17,999 26,197 8,198 17,999
    Part-time 5,851 1,604 4,247 5,851 1,604 4,247
                   
For-profit 1,041,906 333,507 708,399 803,597 269,766 533,831 238,309 63,741 174,568
  Full-time 646,217 221,090 425,127 543,067 189,922 353,145 103,150 31,168 71,982
  Part-time 395,689 112,417 283,272 260,530 79,844 180,686 135,159 32,573 102,586
                   
  For-profit 4-year 863,188 269,150 594,038 624,879 205,409 419,470 238,309 63,741 174,568
    Full-time 475,553 159,381 316,172 372,403 128,213 244,190 103,150 31,168 71,982
    Part-time 387,635 109,769 277,866 252,476 77,196 175,280 135,159 32,573 102,586
                   
  For-profit 2-year 178,718 64,357 114,361 178,718 64,357 114,361
    Full-time 170,664 61,709 108,955 170,664 61,709 108,955
    Part-time 8,054 2,648 5,406 8,054 2,648 5,406
†Not applicable.
NOTE: Data in this table represent the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Spring 2021, Fall Enrollment component. (This table was prepared April 2023.)

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