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Introduction Chapter 1: Precollege Education Chapter 3: Undergraduate Degrees Chapter 4: Graduate Enrollment Chapter 5: Graduate Degrees Chapter 6: Employment Technical Notes Appendix Tables
Chapter Contents:
Overview
Enrollment rates
Demographics
Enrollment status
Two-year institutions
Four-year institutions
Field choice
Engineering enrollment
Financial aid
Retention
References
 
Sidebars
Appendix Tables
List of Figures
Presentation Slides

Undergraduate Enrollment

Enrollment status

According to the most recent data, women are more likely than men to be enrolled on a part-time basis. (See appendix table 2-6.) Students of both sexes are more likely to attend college part time when they attend public as opposed to private institutions. Part-time enrollment is greater in public than in private institutions for all racial/ethnic groups. In public institutions, Hispanics are more likely to attend college part time than members of other racial/ethnic groups. There was no difference in full- versus part-time enrollment among students with and without disabilities in 1996. (See appendix table 2-5.)



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