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Student Population

US Colleges And Universities

US Colleges And Universities

Total Enrollment

For academic year 2015-2016, 20,620,243 students have attended to US colleges and universities. The undergraduate population is 17,642,940 and graduate school population is 2,977,303. By gender, there are 11,648,112 female students and 8,972,131 male students in those schools. By attendance status, 12,783,768 full-time students and 7,836,475 part-time studetns were attenting US colleges and universities.
TotalMaleFemale
Full-timePart-timeFull-timePart-time
Undergraduate17,642,940 4,984,3622,749,378 6,089,2443,819,956
Graduate2,977,303 760,843477,548 949,319789,593
Total20,620,243 5,745,2053,226,926 7,038,5634,609,549

Undergraduate Population

For academic year 2015-2016, the undergraduate students population of US colleges and universities is 17,642,940. By gender, there are 9,909,200 female students and 7,733,740 male students in undergraduate programs. By attendance status, 11,073,606 full-time students and 6,569,334 part-time studetns were attenting to undergraduate schools inUS colleges and universities. Following table and chart illustrate the undergraduate students population for US colleges and universities.
TotalMaleFemale
Full-timePart-timeFull-timePart-time
Public Schools13,283,415 3,567,3302,400,060 4,079,1463,236,879
Private Schools4,359,525 1,417,032349,318 2,010,098583,077
Total17,642,940 4,984,3622,749,378 6,089,2443,819,956
TotalMaleFemale
Full-timePart-timeFull-timePart-time
4 Years (or High)10,678,856 3,712,0131,030,041 4,493,8901,442,912
2-4 Years6,658,400 1,202,8631,693,148 1,429,3122,333,077
Less Than 2 Years305,684 69,48626,189 166,04243,967
Total17,642,940 4,984,3622,749,378 6,089,2443,819,956

Graduate School Population

The graduate students population of US colleges and universities is 2,977,303. By gender, there are 1,738,912 female students and 1,238,391 male students in graduate programs. By attendance status, 1,710,162 full-time students and 1,267,141 part-time studetns were attenting to graduate schools inUS colleges and universities. Following table and chart illustrate the graduate students population for US colleges and universities.
TotalMaleFemale
Full-timePart-timeFull-timePart-time
Public Schools1,426,356 374,862245,056 429,923376,515
Private Schools1,550,947 385,981232,492 519,396413,078
Total2,977,303 760,843477,548 949,319789,593
TotalMaleFemale
Full-timePart-timeFull-timePart-time
4 Years (or High)2,977,239 760,823477,544 949,289789,583
2-4 Years64 204 3010
Less Than 2 Years0 00 00
Total17,642,940 760,843477,548 949,319789,593
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2015-2016.