ERIC Number: ED063889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Undergraduate Enrollment in Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges: October 1970.
Johnson, Charles E.; And Others
This document presents findings of the Current Population Survey conducted by the Bureau of the Census in October 1970 as related to the 6.3-million civilian noninstitutional population 16 to 34 years old enrolled in the first 4 years of college. About 1.7 million, or 27%, of these students reported that they were enrolled in 2-year colleges, and 2.2 million, or 36%, reported that they were enrolled in the first 2 years of 4-year colleges. The students enrolled in 2-year colleges comprised 43% of all the 3.9 million students enrolled in either 2-year colleges or the first 2 years of 4-year colleges. There were 482,000 Negroes enrolled in the first 4 years of college in October 1970. About 336,000, or 70% of these Negro students were enrolled in the first 2 years of college. Negro students comprised 8% of all undergraduate students and a similar proportion of the students enrolled in the first 2 years of college. (Author/HS)
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 ($.30)
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of the Census (DOC), Suitland, MD. Population Div.