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National Center for Education Statistics

Table 21. Actual and alternative projected numbers for first-professional enrollment in all degree-
Table 21. granting postsecondary institutions, by sex, attendance status, and control of institution: Fall
Table 21. 1991 through fall 2016
[In thousands]
Sex Attendance status Control
Year Total Men Women Full-time Part-time Public Private

Actual
1991 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
281 170 111 252 29 111 169
1992 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
281 169 112 252 29 111 170
1993 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
292 173 120 260 33 114 179
1994 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
295 174 121 263 31 114 181
1995 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
298 174 124 266 31 115 183
1996 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
298 173 126 267 31 117 182
1997 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
298 170 129 267 31 118 180
1998 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
302 169 134 271 31 121 182
1999 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
303 165 138 271 33 123 180
2000 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
307 164 143 274 33 124 183
2001 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
309 161 148 277 32 128 181
2002 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
319 163 156 286 33 132 187
2003 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
329 166 163 296 33 135 195
2004 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
335 168 166 302 33 136 199
2005 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
337 170 167 303 34 138 199
Middle alternative projections
2006 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
341 168 173 308 33 140 201
2007 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
348 171 177 315 33 143 205
2008 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
355 173 182 321 34 146 209
2009 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
361 175 186 327 34 149 212
2010 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
369 178 191 335 34 152 216
2011 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
378 181 197 344 34 156 222
2012 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
390 185 205 356 35 162 229
2013 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
404 189 214 368 35 167 236
2014 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
416 193 224 381 36 173 243
2015 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
428 196 233 392 36 178 250
2016 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
440 198 242 404 36 183 257
Low alternative projections
2006 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
340 168 172 306 33 140 200
2007 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
345 170 175 312 33 142 203
2008 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
350 172 178 317 33 144 206
2009 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
355 174 181 322 34 146 209
2010 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
361 176 185 328 34 149 212
2011 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
369 179 190 335 34 152 217
2012 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
380 183 197 346 34 157 223
2013 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
392 186 206 357 35 162 230
2014 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
404 190 214 369 35 167 236
2015 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
415 192 223 379 36 172 243
2016 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
426 195 231 390 36 177 249
High alternative projections
2006 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
342 168 173 308 33 141 201
2007 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
351 172 180 318 34 145 207
2008 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
359 174 185 326 34 148 211
2009 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
367 177 190 333 34 151 215
2010 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
376 180 196 342 34 155 221
2011 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
387 184 204 353 34 160 227
2012 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
401 188 213 366 35 166 235
2013 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
415 192 223 380 35 173 243
2014 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
428 196 233 393 36 178 250
2015 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
441 199 243 405 36 184 257
2016 …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
454 202 252 417 37 189 265
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Data for 1999 were
imputed using alternative procedures. (For more details, see appendix E of Projections of Education Statistics to 2011. ) Mean absolute percentage
errors of selected education statistics can be found in table A2, appendix A.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, “Fall
Enrollment Survey” (IPEDS-EF:91–99), and Spring 2001 through Spring 2006; and Enrollment in Degree-Granting Institutions Model, 1980–2005.
(This table was prepared November 2006.)