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

This statistic shows the number of post-baccalaureate students of different ethnicities enrolled in degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the United States from 1976 to 2017. In 2017, there were 1.63 million white students enrolled in post-baccalaureate courses in the U.S., as compared to 365,400 Black or African-American students.

Number of post-baccalaureate students enrolled in the United States from 1976 to 2017, by ethnicity

WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/Pacific IslanderAmerican Indian/Alaskan Native
19761,335.689.730.928.66.4
19801,352.487.938.637.76
19901,449.899.857.9727.3
20001,478.6181.4110.8132.712.6
20051,666.8259.2148.416315.9
20091,809.5338183194.918.3
20101,824.9361.9197.8194.317.1
20111,783.3370.9205.1197.416.1
20121,733.1369.2212.6195.415.4
20131,691.3367.3221195.214.8
20141,656.7366.2229.4197.314.3
20151,635.4364.5242.7200.313.9
20161,631363259.6206.313.7
20171,633.9365.4275214.813.6
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Source

Release date

October 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

1976 to 2017

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