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Total Enrollment: Black as a Percent of Total, 1996-2010

This report shows Black students enrolled as a percentage of the total by gender for 1996-2010.

Total Enrollment rates were calculated by dividing the number of Black students enrolled by the total number of students enrolled at Public Higher Education for academic years 1996-2010, the most recent years available. The total used for the denominator includes students with unknown genders and ethnicities. Data were obtained from each of the segments.

Note that the calculation of these rates is based on totals for each category such as gender and ethnicity. Rates do not entail longitudinal tracking.

Slight variations between the sum and men and women in the graph and the total line are due to rounding.

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Total Enrollment
Black as a Percent of Total, 1996-2010
Year Total Men Women Ethnicity Total
Num Pct Num Pct Num Pct
1996 1,808,901 49,1172.72%76,4244.22%125,5416.94%
1997 1,828,321 49,6652.72%79,0814.33%128,7467.04%
1998 1,855,205 48,4732.61%76,9904.15%125,4636.76%
1999 1,938,311 49,9892.58%79,6824.11%129,6716.69%
2000 2,135,956 54,9302.57%82,7223.87%137,6526.44%
2001 2,266,110 58,7852.59%86,7853.83%145,5706.42%
2002 2,354,414 60,5062.57%92,3153.92%152,8216.49%
2003 2,251,174 56,3902.50%88,9063.95%145,2966.45%
2004 2,187,904 56,0252.56%87,8874.02%143,9126.58%
2005 2,221,220 58,4492.63%88,5873.99%147,0366.62%
2006 2,269,221 60,0492.65%88,8593.92%148,9086.56%
2007 2,376,276 63,9252.69%92,3103.88%156,2356.57%
2008 2,456,849 67,4682.75%95,0793.87%162,5476.62%
2009 2,456,526 62,2712.53%87,7833.57%150,0546.11%
2010 2,393,522 65,6322.74%89,2753.73%154,9076.47%

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