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State Context

State Population (2007)
Gross State Product (2007, in millions)

Leading Indicators

Projected % Change in the Total Population (2005-2025)
Projected % Change in Number of High School Graduates (2005-2022)
Projected Budget Surplus/Shortfall by 2013
Median Income of Poorest 20% of Population
Percent of Children in Poverty (2006)
Percent of Adults Population with Less than a High School Diploma or Equivalent
GEDs Awarded to 25- to 49- Year Olds with No High School Diploma
New Economy Index (2007)*

Facts & Figures

Institutions of Postsecondary Education (2007-08)

Public 4-year
Public 4-year % of total
Public 2–year
Public 2–year % of total
Private 4–year
Private 4–year % of total
Private 2–year
Private 2–year % of total

Students Enrolled by Institution Type (2006)

Public 4-year
Public 4-year % of total
Public 2–year
Public 2–year % of total
Private 4–year
Private 4–year % of total
Private 2–year
Private 2–year % of total

Student Enrolled by Level (2006)

Total Undergraduate
Percent Undergraduate
Total Graduate
Percent Graduate
Total First-Professional
Percent First-Professional

Enrollment Status of Students (2006)

Full-Time
Full-Time % of total
Part-Time
Part-Time % of total

Net Migration of Students (2006)

Positive numbers for net migration mean that more students are entering than leaving the state to attend college. Negative numbers reveal the reverse.

Average Tuition (2007-08)

Public 4-year
Public 2–year
Private 4–year

State and Local Appropriations for Higher Education

Per $1,000 of personal income, FY 2008
Per capita, FY 2008
Percent Change FY1998 to FY2008

Race/Ethnic Gaps

Percent of Population age 25-64 with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher

White Non-Hispanic
Minority
Black Non-Hispanic
American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian or Pacific Islander
Other Non-Hispanic
Hispanic

Percent of Population Age 18-24 not Currently Enrolled in Primary or Secondary-Level Education Who have Obtained at Least a High School Credential

White Non-Hispanic
Minority
Black Non-Hispanic
American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian or Pacific Islander
Other Non-Hispanic
Hispanic

Percent of Population Age 18-24 with a High School Credential

White Non-Hispanic
Minority
Black Non-Hispanic
American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian or Pacific Islander
Other Non-Hispanic
Hispanic

Six-Year Graduation Rates at Four-Year Colleges

White Non-Hispanic
Minority
Black Non-Hispanic
American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian or Pacific Islander
Hispanic

Undergraduate Awards per 100 Undergraduate Enrollments

White Non-Hispanic
Minority
Black Non-Hispanic
American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian or Pacific Islander
Hispanic

Other

Estimated Annual Loss in Wages Due to Existing Education and Earnings Gaps between White Non-Hispanic and Minority Populations
Percent of First-Time Undergraduates Enrolling Out-of-State

* This index, created by the Kauffman Foundation, measures the extent to which a state is participating in knowledge-based industries. A higher score means increased participation.