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Where do new high school graduates enroll in college?

Of those students who enrolled in a postsecondary institution by the October following high school completion, 26% enrolled in a 2-year institution and 42% enrolled in a 4-year institution in 2011.

Key Observations

  • Between 1979 and 2011, enrollment in 2-year and 4-year institutions increased by 8 and 10 percentage points, respectively.
STEM Education Data and Trends 2014
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