Undergraduate enrollment numbers in the U.S., by ethnicity 1976-2017

Number of undergraduate students enrolled in the United States from 1976 to 2017, by ethnicity (in 1,000s)

Undergraduate enrollment numbers in the U.S., by ethnicity 1976-2017 This statistic shows the number of undergraduate students enrolled in degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the United States from 1976 to 2017, as distinguished by the race or ethnicity of the students. In 2017, there were approximately 137,600 students with American Indian or Alaskan Native heritage enrolled at an university in the U.S.
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Number of undergraduate students enrolled in the United States from 1976 to 2017, by ethnicity (in 1,000s)

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White Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander Asian Pacific Islander American Indian/Alaska Native Two or more races Nonresident alien
201710,510.82,545.93,540.61,329.71,277.752137.6700.21,000.7
201610,716.62,589.43,4281,306.71,253.553.2142.3665.8998.1
201510,939.22,6813,297.71,284.31,22955.3146.1657.6982.3
201411,239.32,792.83,191.91,272.21,213.858.5152.9642.2917.8
201311,589.42,8723,093.21,259.71,198.761162.2560840.2
201211,982.22,962.42,980.31,258.21,194.763.5173504.8783.6
201112,401.93,079.22,8931,2771,21166186.2432.7740.5
201012,720.83,0392,748.81,281.61,217.664196.2325.4707.7
200912,668.92,883.92,537.41,335.3--205.9-682.2
200511,495.42,214.61,8821,134.4--176.3-584.8
200010,462.11,730.31,461.8978.2--151.2-528.7
199010,722.51,247782.4572.4--102.8-391.5
19809,8331,106.8471.7286.4--83.9-305
19769,076.11,033383.8197.9--76.1-218.7
White Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander Asian Pacific Islander American Indian/Alaska Native Two or more races Nonresident alien
201710,510.82,545.93,540.61,329.71,277.752137.6700.21,000.7
201610,716.62,589.43,4281,306.71,253.553.2142.3665.8998.1
201510,939.22,6813,297.71,284.31,22955.3146.1657.6982.3
201411,239.32,792.83,191.91,272.21,213.858.5152.9642.2917.8
201311,589.42,8723,093.21,259.71,198.761162.2560840.2
201211,982.22,962.42,980.31,258.21,194.763.5173504.8783.6
201112,401.93,079.22,8931,2771,21166186.2432.7740.5
201012,720.83,0392,748.81,281.61,217.664196.2325.4707.7
200912,668.92,883.92,537.41,335.3--205.9-682.2
200511,495.42,214.61,8821,134.4--176.3-584.8
200010,462.11,730.31,461.8978.2--151.2-528.7
199010,722.51,247782.4572.4--102.8-391.5
19809,8331,106.8471.7286.4--83.9-305
19769,076.11,033383.8197.9--76.1-218.7
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This statistic shows the number of undergraduate students enrolled in degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the United States from 1976 to 2017, as distinguished by the race or ethnicity of the students. In 2017, there were approximately 137,600 students with American Indian or Alaskan Native heritage enrolled at an university in the U.S.
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