Undergraduate enrollment numbers in the U.S., by ethnicity 1976-2017

This statistic shows the number of undergraduate students enrolled in degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the United States from 1976 to 2017, as distinguished by the race or ethnicity of the students. In 2017, there were approximately 137,600 students with American Indian or Alaskan Native heritage enrolled at an university in the U.S.

Number of undergraduate students enrolled in the United States from 1976 to 2017, by ethnicity

White Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander Asian Pacific Islander American Indian/Alaska Native Two or more races Nonresident alien
201710,510.82,545.93,540.61,329.71,277.752137.6700.21,000.7
201610,716.62,589.43,4281,306.71,253.553.2142.3665.8998.1
201510,939.22,6813,297.71,284.31,22955.3146.1657.6982.3
201411,239.32,792.83,191.91,272.21,213.858.5152.9642.2917.8
201311,589.42,8723,093.21,259.71,198.761162.2560840.2
201211,982.22,962.42,980.31,258.21,194.763.5173504.8783.6
201112,401.93,079.22,8931,2771,21166186.2432.7740.5
201012,720.83,0392,748.81,281.61,217.664196.2325.4707.7
200912,668.92,883.92,537.41,335.3--205.9-682.2
200511,495.42,214.61,8821,134.4--176.3-584.8
200010,462.11,730.31,461.8978.2--151.2-528.7
199010,722.51,247782.4572.4--102.8-391.5
19809,8331,106.8471.7286.4--83.9-305
19769,076.11,033383.8197.9--76.1-218.7
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Source

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

1976 to 2017

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