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Table 180.Enrollment rates of 18- to 24-year-olds in institutions of higher education, by race/ethnicity: 1967 to 1994

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         |           Total            |    White, non-Hispanic     |    Black, non-Hispanic     |     Hispanic origin
         |____________________________|____________________________|____________________________|____________________________
  Year   | Enrollment  |  Enrollment  | Enrollment  |  Enrollment  | Enrollment  |  Enrollment  | Enrollment  |  Enrollment
         |as a percent | as a percent |as a percent | as a percent |as a percent | as a percent |as a percent | as a percent
         |of all 18- to|of high school|of all 18- to|of high school|of 18- to 24-|of high school|of all 18- to|of high school
         |24-year-olds |  graduates   |24-year-olds |  graduates   |  year-olds  |  graduates   |24-year-olds |  graduates
_________|_____________|______________|_____________|______________|_____________|______________|_____________|______________
    1    |      2      |      3       |      4      |      5       |      6      |      7       |      8      |      9
_________|_____________|______________|_____________|______________|_____________|______________|_____________|______________
1967\1\ .|        25.5 |         33.7 |        26.9 |         34.5 |        13.0 |         23.3 |         --- |          ---
1968\1\ .|        26.0 |         34.2 |        27.5 |         34.9 |        14.5 |         25.2 |         --- |          ---
1969\1\ .|        27.3 |         35.0 |        28.7 |         35.6 |        16.0 |         27.2 |         --- |          ---
1970\1\ .|        25.7 |         32.7 |        27.1 |         33.2 |        15.5 |         26.0 |         --- |          ---
1971\1\ .|        26.2 |         33.2 |        27.2 |         33.5 |        18.2 |         29.2 |         --- |          ---
         |             |              |             |              |             |              |             |
1972 ....|        25.5 |         31.1 |        27.2 |         31.9 |        18.3 |         25.2 |        13.4 |         24.1
1973 ....|        24.0 |         28.9 |        25.5 |         29.5 |        15.9 |         22.5 |        16.1 |         27.6
1974 ....|        24.6 |         29.8 |        25.8 |         29.9 |        17.6 |         24.6 |        18.0 |         30.7
1975 ....|        26.3 |         31.4 |        27.4 |         31.3 |        20.4 |         30.1 |        20.4 |         33.0
1976 ....|        26.7 |         32.3 |        27.6 |         32.1 |        22.5 |         32.1 |        20.0 |         34.7
         |             |              |             |              |             |              |             |
1977 ....|        26.1 |         31.4 |        27.2 |         31.3 |        21.1 |         29.1 |        17.2 |         30.5
1978 ....|        25.3 |         30.0 |        26.5 |         30.1 |        20.1 |         27.9 |        15.2 |         25.9
1979 ....|        25.0 |         29.9 |        26.3 |         30.2 |        19.8 |         27.5 |        16.7 |         27.8
1980 ....|        25.7 |         30.5 |        27.3 |         31.0 |        19.4 |         26.0 |        16.1 |         27.6
1981 ....|        26.2 |         31.3 |        27.7 |         31.6 |        19.9 |         26.6 |        16.6 |         28.5
         |             |              |             |              |             |              |             |
1982 ....|        26.6 |         31.6 |        28.1 |         32.0 |        19.9 |         26.5 |        16.8 |         27.6
1983 ....|        26.2 |         31.3 |        28.0 |         31.8 |        19.2 |         25.3 |        17.3 |         29.9
1984 ....|        27.1 |         31.8 |        28.9 |         32.6 |        20.3 |         25.6 |        17.9 |         28.8
1985 ....|        27.8 |         32.5 |        30.0 |         33.9 |        19.6 |         24.5 |        16.9 |         25.0
1986 ....|        27.9 |         32.7 |        29.7 |         33.3 |        21.9 |         26.9 |        17.6 |         28.3
         |             |              |             |              |             |              |             |
1987 ....|        29.7 |         35.4 |        31.9 |         36.6 |        23.0 |         28.2 |        17.7 |         26.6
1988 ....|        30.2 |         36.0 |        33.1 |         37.4 |        21.1 |         26.8 |        17.1 |         29.1
1989 ....|        30.9 |         36.5 |        34.2 |         38.3 |        23.4 |         28.5 |        16.0 |         26.6
1990 ....|        32.1 |         37.7 |        35.2 |         39.2 |        25.3 |         30.4 |        16.2 |         26.8
1991 ....|        33.3 |         39.3 |        36.8 |         41.0 |        23.4 |         28.2 |        17.8 |         31.4
         |             |              |             |              |             |              |             |
1992 ....|        34.4 |         42.0 |        37.3 |         42.8 |        25.2 |         33.9 |        21.3 |         37.5
1993 ....|        34.0 |         41.6 |        36.8 |         42.6 |        24.5 |         32.8 |        21.7 |         36.1
1994 ....|        34.6 |         42.3 |        38.1 |         43.7 |        27.7 |         35.6 |        18.8 |         33.1
_________|_____________|______________|_____________|______________|_____________|______________|_____________|______________

\1\Data for white and black enrollment include persons of Hispanic origin.
---Data not available.

NOTE.--Data are based upon sample surveys of the civilian noninstitutional population. Percents based on 18- to 24-year-old high school graduates for 1992, 1993, and 1994, use a slightly different definition of graduation and may not be directly comparable with figures for other years. All college students are counted as high school graduates.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, unpublished data. (This table was prepared May 1995.)


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