Table 2-1
Growth in higher education enrollment, by sex, race/ethnicity, and visa status: 1986–98
(Index: 1986 = 100)
 
Sex, race/ethnicity, and visa status 1986 1989 1992 1995 1998
All students 100 108 116 114 116
Male 100 101 111 108 108
Female 100 110 120 120 123
 
White 100 108 112 106 105
Asian 100 124 161 184 208
Underrepresented minorities 100 114 138 150 165
Black 100 112 131 138 149
Hispanic 100 117 147 167 188
American Indian/Alaskan Native 100 111 136 150 165
Temporary resident 100 112 133 135 132
 
NOTE: Race/ethnicity breakdown does not include temporary residents.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, WebCASPAR database system, http://caspar.nsf.gov.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators – 2004
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