April 28, 2010

College enrollment up among 2009 high school grads

College enrollment rate of recent high school graduates age 16 to 24, October 19592009
Year Percent

1959

45.7

1960

45.1

1961

48.0

1962

49.0

1963

45.0

1964

48.3

1965

50.9

1966

50.1

1967

51.9

1968

55.4

1969

53.3

1970

51.8

1971

53.5

1972

49.2

1973

46.6

1974

47.6

1975

50.7

1976

48.8

1977

50.6

1978

50.1

1979

49.4

1980

49.4

1981

53.9

1982

50.6

1983

52.7

1984

55.2

1985

57.7

1986

53.7

1987

56.8

1988

58.9

1989

59.6

1990

59.9

1991

62.4

1992

61.7

1993

62.6

1994

61.9

1995

61.9

1996

65.0

1997

67.0

1998

65.6

1999

62.9

2000

63.3

2001

61.6

2002

65.2

2003

63.9

2004

66.7

2005

68.6

2006

66.0

2007

67.2

2008

68.6

2009

70.1

These data featured in the TED article, College enrollment up among 2009 high school grads.

 

 

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