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Residence Enrollment Trends


 

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

Minnesota Residents
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Undergraduate 233,998 233,391 238,970 242,833 253,072 263,583 278,610 281,457 273,600 269,346
Graduate 30,504 31,905 32,535 35,136 35,310 35,019 35,264 35,350 32,201 31,872
Total 264,502 265,296 271,505 277,969 288,382 298,602 313,874 316,807 305,801 301,218
Reciprocity States*
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Undergraduate 28,045 26,030 26,434 26,434 26,546 26,470 26,685 27,106 26,257 24,920
Graduate 4,230 3,886 4,305 4,514 4,498 4,924 5,123 5,899 4,947 5,028
Total 32,275 29,916 30,739 30,948 31,044 31,394 31,808 33,005 31,204 29,948
Other U.S.**
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Undergraduate 11,930 14,918 15,566 16,888 18,092 20,066 24,480 31,479 30,475 31,513
Graduate** 19,224 29,114 36,134 49,329 49,489 55,676 63,391 69,902 69,707 69,798
Total 31,154 44,032 51,700 66,217 67,581 75,742 87,871 101,381 100,182 101,311
Foreign
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Undergraduate 2,101 2,506 2,425 2,242 2,449 3,563 7,117 7,569 8,064 8,169
Graduate 2,720 2,678 3,053 3,112 3,060 3,270 4,365 4,550 5,253 5,937
Total 4,821 5,184 5,478 5,354 5,509 6,833 11,482 12,119 13,317 14,106
Total Nonresident
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Undergraduate 42,076 43,004 44,425 45,564 47,087 50,099 58,282 66,154 64,796 64,602
Graduate** 26,174 33,470 43,492 56,946 57,047 63,870 72,879 80,351 79,907 80,763
Total 68,250 76,474 87,917 102,510 104,134 113,969 131,161 146,505 144,703 145,365
Unknown Residency
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Undergraduate 4,113 3,943 3,336 4,876 3,272 3,620 2,805 3,026 4,179 4,733
Graduate 2,801 2,669 2,147 1,250 1,271 1,444 1,697 1,376 2,582 1,791
Total 6,914 6,612 5,483 6,126 4,543 5,064 4,502 4,402 6,761 6,524
Total 339,666 348,382 364,905 386,605 397,059 417,635 449,537 467,714 457,265 453,107

*Reported residency in North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin; not necessarily participants in interstate tuition programs.

**Graduate nonresident increases starting in fall 2003 are due largely to Capella and Walden Universities, online institutions that have corporate offices in Minnesota and enroll students nationwide.

Source: Office of Higher Education

Enrollment in Minnesota Postsecondary Institutions by Residency, Student Level (tab-delimited text file)