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Table 182. -  Total first-time freshmen enrolled in institutions of higher education, by attendance status, sex, control of institution, and state: Fall 1992 to fall 1996
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                      |   Fall   |   Fall   |   Fall   |   Fall   |______________________________________________________________________________________
 State or other area  |   1992   |   1993   |   1994   |   1995   |          |           Full-time        |         Part-time        |  Public  |Private
                      |          |          |          |          |  Total   |____________________________|__________________________|  insti-  | insti-
                      |          |          |          |          |          |  Total   |  Men   | Women  | Total  |  Men   | Women  | tutions  |tutions
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   United States .....|2,184,113 |2,160,710 |2,133,205 |2,168,831 |2,193,429 |1,674,178 |779,438 |894,740 |519,251 |234,178 |285,073 |1,709,135 |484,294
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Alabama ..............|   42,604 |   41,812 |   41,542 |   37,166 |   36,672 |   31,759 | 13,890 | 17,869 |  4,913 |  2,215 |  2,698 |   32,246 |  4,426
Alaska ...............|    2,584 |    2,700 |    1,835 |    1,880 |    1,953 |    1,651 |    779 |    872 |    302 |    102 |    200 |    1,744 |    209
Arizona ..............|   31,358 |   36,671 |   32,753 |   37,049 |   34,408 |   23,183 | 11,424 | 11,759 | 11,225 |  5,034 |  6,191 |   30,851 |  3,557
Arkansas .............|   18,680 |   17,406 |   16,378 |   16,924 |   16,976 |   15,173 |  6,713 |  8,460 |  1,803 |    762 |  1,041 |   14,172 |  2,804
California ...........|  252,762 |  250,810 |  258,687 |  272,715 |  277,656 |  154,068 | 72,897 | 81,171 |123,588 | 58,572 | 65,016 |  247,425 | 30,231
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Colorado .............|   33,359 |   31,353 |   31,001 |   32,775 |   31,775 |   23,755 | 11,730 | 12,025 |  8,020 |  3,712 |  4,308 |   27,813 |  3,962
Connecticut ..........|   22,490 |   21,489 |   21,259 |   21,268 |   21,169 |   16,781 |  7,930 |  8,851 |  4,388 |  1,740 |  2,648 |   12,502 |  8,667
Delaware .............|    7,227 |    7,361 |    6,921 |    8,092 |    7,854 |    6,036 |  2,544 |  3,492 |  1,818 |    704 |  1,114 |    6,577 |  1,277
District of Columbia .|    8,427 |    8,954 |    9,706 |    9,077 |    8,645 |    7,073 |  2,802 |  4,271 |  1,572 |    619 |    953 |    1,492 |  7,153
Florida ..............|   72,311 |   71,351 |   71,318 |   72,722 |   74,048 |   54,540 | 25,065 | 29,475 | 19,508 |  8,459 | 11,049 |   58,192 | 15,856
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Georgia ..............|   56,389 |   59,784 |   58,991 |   59,829 |   59,732 |   46,509 | 20,315 | 26,194 | 13,223 |  5,190 |  8,033 |   46,706 | 13,026
Hawaii ...............|    9,461 |    9,752 |   10,309 |    9,524 |    9,079 |    6,259 |  2,832 |  3,427 |  2,820 |  1,353 |  1,467 |    6,863 |  2,216
Idaho ................|   10,960 |   11,069 |   10,646 |   10,103 |   10,664 |    8,877 |  4,207 |  4,670 |  1,787 |    725 |  1,062 |    7,972 |  2,692
Illinois .............|  116,967 |  112,542 |  111,309 |  109,483 |  106,440 |   73,357 | 35,147 | 38,210 | 33,083 | 14,904 | 18,179 |   82,875 | 23,565
Indiana...............|   50,147 |   49,111 |   48,059 |   51,071 |   51,108 |   43,620 | 21,239 | 22,381 |  7,488 |  3,109 |  4,379 |   37,057 | 14,051
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Iowa .................|   36,730 |   35,922 |   35,229 |   35,097 |   39,469 |   30,166 | 14,796 | 15,370 |  9,303 |  3,651 |  5,652 |   31,312 |  8,157
Kansas ...............|   25,453 |   25,304 |   24,641 |   29,083 |   27,231 |   20,022 | 10,013 | 10,009 |  7,209 |  3,082 |  4,127 |   24,818 |  2,413
Kentucky .............|   29,738 |   31,334 |   28,983 |   29,024 |   28,524 |   25,192 | 10,959 | 14,233 |  3,332 |  1,434 |  1,898 |   22,434 |  6,090
Louisiana ............|   31,810 |   30,160 |   30,951 |   31,412 |   31,710 |   28,794 | 12,377 | 16,417 |  2,916 |  1,206 |  1,710 |   27,319 |  4,391
Maine ................|    8,765 |    8,751 |    8,149 |    8,273 |    8,349 |    7,410 |  3,524 |  3,886 |    939 |    352 |    587 |    5,391 |  2,958
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Maryland .............|   32,133 |   31,675 |   31,647 |   32,993 |   33,198 |   24,494 | 11,013 | 13,481 |  8,704 |  3,447 |  5,257 |   28,191 |  5,007
Massachusetts ........|   64,751 |   68,316 |   65,768 |   64,892 |   62,259 |   54,299 | 24,669 | 29,630 |  7,960 |  2,900 |  5,060 |   27,666 | 34,593
Michigan .............|   88,744 |   87,025 |   83,697 |   76,360 |   76,216 |   56,876 | 25,923 | 30,953 | 19,340 |  8,396 | 10,944 |   61,444 | 14,772
Minnesota ............|   50,869 |   43,794 |   43,783 |   46,794 |   51,388 |   41,481 | 20,119 | 21,362 |  9,907 |  4,208 |  5,699 |   41,083 | 10,305
Mississippi ..........|   25,960 |   26,223 |   25,862 |   26,602 |   27,669 |   24,038 | 11,000 | 13,038 |  3,631 |  1,331 |  2,300 |   25,878 |  1,791
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Missouri..............|   39,886 |   40,868 |   38,544 |   39,610 |   39,105 |   32,599 | 14,982 | 17,617 |  6,506 |  2,633 |  3,873 |   26,439 | 12,666
Montana ..............|    6,413 |    6,950 |    6,819 |    7,473 |    7,876 |    6,637 |  3,254 |  3,383 |  1,239 |    476 |    763 |    7,030 |    846
Nebraska .............|   17,362 |   15,943 |   16,616 |   16,147 |   17,136 |   14,420 |  6,910 |  7,510 |  2,716 |  1,215 |  1,501 |   13,921 |  3,215
Nevada ...............|    4,620 |    5,367 |    6,939 |    6,799 |    7,254 |    3,781 |  1,763 |  2,018 |  3,473 |  1,552 |  1,921 |    6,986 |    268
New Hampshire ........|   11,316 |   11,659 |   11,373 |   11,789 |   10,894 |    9,530 |  4,375 |  5,155 |  1,364 |    483 |    881 |    6,126 |  4,768
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New Jersey ...........|   44,932 |   44,971 |   43,063 |   45,308 |   45,907 |   38,708 | 18,077 | 20,631 |  7,199 |  3,124 |  4,075 |   36,491 |  9,416
New Mexico ...........|   11,818 |   13,358 |   13,864 |   12,104 |   12,445 |    7,530 |  3,607 |  3,923 |  4,915 |  2,151 |  2,764 |   11,791 |    654
New York .............|  158,380 |  157,350 |  155,922 |  151,682 |  152,071 |  136,786 | 62,340 | 74,446 | 15,285 |  6,701 |  8,584 |   90,131 | 61,940
North Carolina .......|   55,075 |   52,857 |   51,346 |   51,706 |   53,792 |   46,438 | 20,661 | 25,777 |  7,354 |  3,548 |  3,806 |   40,180 | 13,612
North Dakota .........|    8,813 |    8,322 |    8,122 |    8,386 |    8,495 |    7,677 |  4,016 |  3,661 |    818 |    354 |    464 |    7,546 |    949
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Ohio .................|   92,902 |   90,190 |   88,585 |   89,510 |   91,001 |   72,854 | 33,924 | 38,930 | 18,147 |  8,586 |  9,561 |   66,431 | 24,570
Oklahoma .............|   30,296 |   30,252 |   29,627 |   28,474 |   28,866 |   20,399 |  9,970 | 10,429 |  8,467 |  3,543 |  4,924 |   25,832 |  3,034
Oregon ...............|   22,930 |   23,293 |   23,321 |   20,562 |   22,028 |   16,806 |  8,095 |  8,711 |  5,222 |  2,519 |  2,703 |   18,304 |  3,724
Pennsylvania .........|  113,070 |  100,372 |   98,488 |  101,053 |  102,950 |   87,395 | 41,056 | 46,339 | 15,555 |  6,270 |  9,285 |   61,792 | 41,158
Rhode Island .........|   12,813 |   13,106 |   12,645 |   12,745 |   12,643 |   10,912 |  5,155 |  5,757 |  1,731 |    713 |  1,018 |    5,637 |  7,006
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South Carolina .......|   30,185 |   30,070 |   28,577 |   29,036 |   30,719 |   26,018 | 11,481 | 14,537 |  4,701 |  1,947 |  2,754 |   24,334 |  6,385
South Dakota .........|    6,513 |    6,691 |    6,607 |    6,378 |    5,769 |    5,232 |  2,398 |  2,834 |    537 |    212 |    325 |    4,507 |  1,262
Tennessee ............|   35,721 |   35,341 |   34,180 |   36,628 |   36,779 |   32,800 | 14,917 | 17,883 |  3,979 |  1,627 |  2,352 |   26,218 | 10,561
Texas ................|  127,584 |  129,921 |  127,586 |  131,905 |  137,475 |  100,061 | 47,113 | 52,948 | 37,414 | 17,048 | 20,366 |  118,709 | 18,766
Utah .................|   23,536 |   24,465 |   24,383 |   24,041 |   26,075 |   18,665 |  8,535 | 10,130 |  7,410 |  3,830 |  3,580 |   20,356 |  5,719
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Vermont ..............|    6,274 |    6,347 |    6,132 |    6,506 |    6,265 |    5,688 |  2,773 |  2,915 |    577 |    202 |    375 |    3,596 |  2,669
Virginia .............|   45,011 |   43,820 |   45,272 |   46,533 |   46,922 |   40,774 | 18,350 | 22,424 |  6,148 |  2,634 |  3,514 |   36,213 | 10,709
Washington ...........|   68,649 |   70,476 |   68,613 |   73,255 |   75,842 |   45,405 | 21,545 | 23,860 | 30,437 | 14,622 | 15,815 |   70,427 |  5,415
West Virginia.........|   17,029 |   15,727 |   15,928 |   15,880 |   15,655 |   13,696 |  6,439 |  7,257 |  1,959 |    776 |  1,183 |   13,016 |  2,639
Wisconsin ............|   47,271 |   47,351 |   46,479 |   49,201 |   50,172 |   40,102 | 18,560 | 21,542 | 10,070 |  4,429 |  5,641 |   42,232 |  7,940
Wyoming ..............|    4,686 |    4,858 |    4,814 |    4,626 |    4,458 |    3,762 |  1,832 |  1,930 |    696 |    267 |    429 |    4,224 |    234
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U.S. Service Schools .|   10,349 |   10,116 |    9,936 |   11,286 |   10,643 |    4,090 |  3,403 |    687 |  6,553 |  5,509 |  1,044 |   10,643 |    ---
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  Outlying areas .....|   35,409 |   41,759 |   30,573 |   38,714 |   36,928 |   34,035 | 13,786 | 20,249 |  2,893 |  1,358 |  1,535 |   16,998 | 19,930
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American Samoa .......|      989 |      967 |      948 |      943 |      954 |      716 |    368 |    348 |    238 |    133 |    105 |      954 |    ---
Federated States of   |          |          |          |          |          |          |        |        |        |        |        |          |
  Micronesia .........|      409 |      235 |      410 |      354 |      417 |      317 |    142 |    175 |    100 |     51 |     49 |      417 |    ---
Guam .................|      709 |    1,490 |      956 |      478 |      484 |      360 |    144 |    216 |    124 |     62 |     62 |      484 |    ---
Marshall Islands......|      139 |      166 |       22 |       22 |      121 |       68 |     32 |     36 |     53 |     28 |     25 |      121 |    ---
Northern Marianas ....|      173 |      455 |      440 |      153 |      113 |       72 |     30 |     42 |     41 |     19 |     22 |      113 |    ---
Palau ................|       24 |       24 |       13 |       14 |      109 |      103 |     70 |     33 |      6 |      4 |      2 |      109 |    ---
Puerto Rico ..........|   32,664 |   38,057 |   27,408 |   36,343 |   34,397 |   32,104 | 12,922 | 19,182 |  2,293 |  1,050 |  1,243 |   14,467 | 19,930
Virgin Islands .......|      302 |      365 |      376 |      407 |      333 |      295 |     78 |    217 |     38 |     11 |     27 |      333 |    ---
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\1\Preliminary data.
---Data not available or not applicable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, "Fall Enrollment" surveys. (This table was prepared June 1998.)


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