Data By Topic People & Society Education Higher Education

College enrollment rate

This is the percentage of recent high school completers who were enrolled in a two-year or four-year college as of October of the school year. Note that dates are labeled by the end of the school year — for example, data for 2020 reflects the enrollment rate for the fall of the 2019-2020 school year. Recent high school completers include people aged 16 to 24 who graduated high school or completed a GED within the past year.

There was a 62.72% college enrollment rate in 2021, a decrease if 3.4% from 2020.

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