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Full-Time and Part-Time Status Enrollment Trends


 

Enrollment by Type of Minnesota Postsecondary Institution, Fall 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012

Public Institutions
20042006200820102012
FullPartFullPartFullPartFullPartFullPart
Community and Technical Colleges55,76356,81955,51459,10258,07865,70065,23672,77057,32777,469
State Universities46,11217,43045,17518,61046,41920,08348,03622,04945,37223,366
University of Minnesota51,44313,80452,39013,36353,24613,06656,33811,59456,37812,038
Total Public153,31888,053153,07991,075157,74398,849169,610106,413159,077112,873
 
Private Institutions
20042006200820102012
FullPartFullPartFullPartFullPartFullPart
Colleges & Universities48,32513,58749,77814,65550,81215,48050,84816,80351,08514,087
Career Schools25,09215,87516,5666,77718,00813,25920,28913,73815,43411,739
Online Schools*21,24329,329 27,845 32,183 41,672 45,240 42,018 43,944
Graduate & Professional Schools3,1949382,5961,5071,4552,0011,5831,5181,870980
Total Private76,61130,40090,18352,26898,12062,923114,39277,299110,40770,750
 
All Minnesota Institutions
20042006200820102012
FullPartFullPartFullPartFullPartFullPart
Total229,929118,453243,262143,343255,863161,772284,002183,712269,484183,623
Percent66%34%63%37%61%39%61%39%59%41%

*Starting in 2006, schools that only offer online instruction (Capella and Walden University) were separated from the Career School category.

Source: Office of Higher Education