College Enrollment Statistics

Number of U.S. Colleges and Universities Number Enrollment
Public 4-year institutions 629 6,837,605
Private 4-year institutions 1,845 4,161,815
Public 2-year institutions 1,070 6,184,229
Private 2-year institutions 596 303,826
Total 4,140 17,487,475
Undergraduate 14,473,884
Graduate 2,097,511
Professional 329,076
Degrees Awarded Annually: Number
Associate 696,660
Bachelor’s 1,439,264
Master’s 574,618
Doctorate 52,631
Professional 87,289
Enrollment Demographics:
Women 57.4%
Full-time 61.7%
Minority 30.9%
Foreign 3.3%

College, the place to discover one's self and figure out what you're going to possibly do for the rest of your life. Do you join that fraternity or live in the dorms, what should I major in, and of course will I meet my future spouse? Every year millions of Americans attend college all over the nation. Here is a breakdown of those attending, along with some additional primary school stats.

Statistic Verification
Source: National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics
Research Date: April 7th, 2015

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