ERIC Number: ED479155
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Maryland Featured Facts from the "SREB Fact Book on Higher Education."
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.
This collection of graphs presents data from the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) about higher education in Maryland in 2003. In 2003, Maryland's population increased by 555,660, or 11.3%, and 8.4% of the entire state population was 18 to 24 years old, ranking 45th in the United States. Almost 103,500 students will graduate from high school in the SREB member states in 2011 than in 2001, and in Maryland, 12% more graduates are projected by 2011. In 2003, 46.6% of Maryland's public school students were minorities, ninth highest in the United States. College enrollment in Maryland grew by 2.8% in 2003, with minorities accounting for much of the enrollment growth, and white enrollment actually declining by 10.9%. Maryland ranked 29th among states for dropout rate. While 56.5% of recent high school graduates in Maryland went to college, minority groups continued to be underrepresented. Data are presented about educational attainment in the United States, the SREB states, and Maryland, and information is provided about tuition and fees, student financial aid, and per-student funding in Maryland institutions of higher education. (Contains 24 graphs.) (SLD)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Dropout Rate, Educational Attainment, Enrollment, High School Graduates, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Statistical Data, Tables (Data)
Southern Regional Education Board, Publications Office, 592 10th Street, N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318. Tel: 404-875-9211; Web site: http://www.sreb.org.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland