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Table B.3.b.-1 Percentage of persons ages 18–29 enrolled in colleges or universities, by age group, 4-category local, and sex: 2015
Locale and sex Ages 18–24   Ages 25–29
Enrolled in
any program
  Enrolled in
any program
  Enrolled in
undergraduate programs
  Enrolled in graduate
or professional programs
Percent Standard
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  Percent Standard
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  Percent Standard
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  Percent Standard
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Total enrolled 42.3 (0.11)   15.3 (0.08)   9.9 (0.06)   5.4 (0.06)
City 47.7 (0.17)   17.4 (0.15)   10.2 (0.11)   7.2 (0.10)
Suburban 42.3 (0.17)   15.8 (0.12)   10.7 (0.10)   5.1 (0.08)
Town 41.2 (0.26)   12.1 (0.24)   9.0 (0.23)   3.1 (0.12)
Rural 29.3 (0.23)   10.0 (0.19)   7.5 (0.18)   2.5 (0.08)
                       
Total male 38.2 (0.13)   13.6 (0.10)   9.0 (0.08)   4.7 (0.07)
City 44.3 (0.23)   16.1 (0.21)   9.6 (0.17)   6.5 (0.13)
Suburban 38.2 (0.23)   14.0 (0.15)   9.8 (0.13)   4.3 (0.10)
Town 36.8 (0.37)   10.4 (0.29)   7.8 (0.26)   2.6 (0.16)
Rural 24.7 (0.32)   7.6 (0.20)   5.8 (0.20)   1.8 (0.11)
                       
Total female 46.5 (0.15)   17.0 (0.13)   10.9 (0.10)   6.2 (0.07)
City 51.0 (0.24)   18.6 (0.22)   10.8 (0.17)   7.8 (0.13)
Suburban 46.7 (0.22)   17.5 (0.21)   11.6 (0.17)   6.0 (0.12)
Town 45.9 (0.37)   14.0 (0.36)   10.3 (0.33)   3.6 (0.17)
Rural 34.6 (0.32)   12.6 (0.29)   9.3 (0.28)   3.3 (0.12)
NOTE: For more details on urban-centric locale categories, see http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ruraled/definitions.asp.