Percentage of All Public Enrollment in Two-Year Colleges by State, 2015

Overall, two-year colleges, some of which offer a limited number of bachelor’s degrees, accounted for 43% of the public FTE undergraduate enrollment in 2015. In seven states, this share exceeded 50% and in another seven states, it was less than 25%.

Figure 19B: Percentage of All Public Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Undergraduate Enrollment in Two-Year Institutions by State, Fall 2015

Figure 19B represents Percentage of All Public Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Undergraduate Enrollment in Two-Year Institutions by State, Fall 2015. For a corresponding Section 508-compliant data table, download the Excel spreadsheet.

Notes & Sources 

NOTES: Four-year institutions include only those institutions where more than 50% of degrees/certificates awarded are bachelor’s degrees or higher. Students who are not included in the percentages reported in Figure 19B are enrolled in public four-year colleges and universities.

SOURCES: NCES, IPEDS Fall Enrollment data 2005 and 2015; calculations by the authors.