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

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

Total Enrollment rates were calculated by dividing the number of White 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
White as a Percent of Total, 1996-2010
Year Total Men Women Ethnicity Total
Num Pct Num Pct Num Pct
1996 1,808,901 330,12718.25%459,32425.39%789,45143.64%
1997 1,828,321 326,00717.83%457,86425.04%783,87142.87%
1998 1,855,205 323,52117.44%451,96324.36%775,48441.80%
1999 1,938,311 332,46717.15%462,81723.88%795,28441.03%
2000 2,135,956 369,43417.30%490,43222.96%859,86640.26%
2001 2,266,110 388,90517.16%510,81522.54%899,72039.70%
2002 2,354,414 398,09716.91%522,44822.19%920,54539.10%
2003 2,251,174 368,24716.36%487,96021.68%856,20738.03%
2004 2,187,904 358,05516.37%465,24821.26%823,30337.63%
2005 2,221,220 355,78616.02%456,18320.54%811,96936.56%
2006 2,269,221 361,37015.92%456,37320.11%817,74336.04%
2007 2,376,276 372,67015.68%464,06119.53%836,73135.21%
2008 2,456,849 380,17715.47%464,47818.91%844,65534.38%
2009 2,456,526 352,89014.37%422,84617.21%775,73631.58%
2010 2,393,522 361,47015.10%415,25117.35%776,72132.45%

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