US Colleges Enrollment Statistics Chart

We analyze US colleges enrollment by school level, gender, and race/ethnicity. The enrollment data is gathered from IPEDS and It may be missing some data because number of colleges did not response to the IPEDS. Total enrolled students last year was 21,881,502.

For detail enrollment data and charts, see US College Enrollment Data.


US College Enrollment by School Degree
19,587,095 undergraduate and 7,055,768 graduate schools students enrolled in US colleges last year. See detail for next table and chart.
Table. College Enrollment by School Level
UndergraduateGraduate
Full Time12,085,8971,674,812
Part Time7,501,1985,380,956

us college total enrollment by school degree chart

US College Enrollment by Gender
For undergraduate schools, male students are more than female students as 2.5 million. But, for graduate schools, female students are more than male students.

Table. College Enrollment by Gender
UndergraduateGraduate
Total16,832,9682,978,637
Men9,682,0061,230,588
Women7,150,9621,748,049

US College Total Enrollment By Gender


US College Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
As expected, white students came next with 11,793,143 (55.93%), followed by Hispanic/Latino with 3,088,092 (14.64%), Black or African American with 2,974,126 (14.10), Asian with 1,156,216 (5.48), and other races.
College Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
Headcount
Total21,881,502
American Indian or Alaska Native157,129
Asian1,156,216
Black or African American2,974,126
Hispanic/Latino3,088,092
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander56,342
White11,793,143
Two or more races411,051
Unknown1,451,244

US College Total Enrollment By Race and Ethnicity

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