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Enrollment Trends


 

Enrollment by Type of Minnesota Postsecondary Institution, Fall 2003 to Fall 2012

Undergraduate enrollment table here

Public Institutions
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Community and Technical Colleges 113,408 112,582 112,111 114,616 119,326 123,778 134,224 138,006 135,155 134,796
State Universities 63,686 63,542 63,654 63,785 65,348 66,502 68,582 70,085 69,816 68,738
University of Minnesota 63,769 65,247 65,489 65,753 66,096 66,312 67,364 67,932 69,220 68,416
Total Public 240,863 241,371 241,254 244,154 250,770 256,592 270,170 276,023 274,191 271,950
Private Institutions
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Colleges & Universities 60,480 61,912 63,067 64,433 65,945 66,292 66,530 67,651 65,457 65,172
Career Schools 33,511 40,967 56,455 23,343 25,527 31,267 37,033 34,027 29,445 27,173
Career Online Schools* 50,572 51,228 60,028 72,712 86,912 85,355 85,962
Graduate & Professional 4,812 4,132 4,129 4,103 3,589 3,456 3,092 3,101 2,817 2,850
Total Private 98,803 107,011 123,651 142,451 146,289 161,043 179,367 191,691 183,074 181,157
All Minnesota Institutions
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 339,666 348,382 364,905 386,605 397,059 417,635 449,537 467,714 457,265 453,107

*Starting in 2006, schools that only offer online instruction (Capella University and Walden University) were separated from the Career School category. These institutions have their headquarters located in Minnesota and report their nationwide enrollments. The majority of their students are enrolled from out-of-state in graduate programs.

Source: Office of Higher Education

 

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