ERIC Number: ED317131
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education Enrollment: Fall 1987 to Fall 1993. Targeted Forecast.
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Total higher education enrollment in fall 1989 is projected at 13.1 million, nearly 2% over the previous year. Full-time enrollment is expected to remain around 7.4 million, with part-time enrollment increasing from 5.5 million in 1988 to 5.7 million in 1989. Enrollment at public institutions will rise from 10.0 million in 1988 to 10.2 million in 1989; at private colleges enrollment will be 2.9 million, up from 2.8 million. At four-year institutions, enrollment is projected to increase from 8.0 million (1988) to 8.2 million (1989). In the next five years, total enrollment will fluctuate, ending with 13.0 million in 1993. Public institution enrollment will be 10.2 million in 1993, and enrollment at private institutions will be about 2.9 million. Part-time students are expected to number 5.8 million. In 1993, undergraduate enrollment is projected at 11.2 million, graduate enrollment at 1.6 million, and first-professional enrollment at 283,000. These data are also displayed in tables, and notes on survey methodology are provided. (MSE)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Note: Data Series: TF-89-3.1.