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Undergraduate enrollment in U.S. 4-year postsecondary institutions 1970-2029

This statistic shows the number of undergraduate students who were enrolled in 4-year degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the United States from 1970 to 2017. Projected enrollment numbers are also shown until 2029. By 2029, it is expected that there will be approximately 11.08 million students enrolled in 4-year postsecondary institutions across the U.S.

Undergraduate enrollment numbers and projections in 4-year postsecondary degree-granting institutions in the United States from 1970 to 2029

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Release date

December 2019


United States

Survey time period

1970 to 2017

Supplementary notes

* Projections.
Data prior to 2017 has been retrieved from previous releases.

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