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State Quick Facts: Alabama

Alabama Commission on Higher Education
P. O. Box 302000
100 North Union Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-2000
Telephone: 334-242-1998
Fax: 334-242-0268
www.ache.state.al.us



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
4,662
College-aged (18-25):
311
White:
3,277
Black:
1,221
Hispanic:
130
Asian:
46
Native American:
24
Male:
2,259
Female:
2,403
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
68
Public:
39
4-year:
14
2-year:
25
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
18


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
268,183
Public (Fall 06):
230,668

Independent, Not-for-Profit (Fall 06):

22,588
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
220,520
Graduate (Fall 06):
33,395
First Professional (Fall 06):
4,493
White (Fall 07):
173,823
Black (Fall 07):
77,410
Hispanic (Fall 07):
4,575
Asian (Fall 07):
3,980
Native American (Fall 07):
2,095
Alien (Fall 07):
6,300
Male (Fall 06):
106,792
Female (Fall 06):
151,616
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
63,467
Associates:
27,037
Bachelor:
23,448
Graduate:
12,982
White:
42,658
Black:
13,790
Hispanic:
627
Asian:
1,571
Native American:
525
Alien:
1,456
Other (not incl. above)
2,840
Male:
31,025
Female:
32,442

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$1,413,112
  Selected State Reports:
Statistical Abstracts

Sources –
Population: Resident FY 2008 Estimate, U.S. Census Bureau
Institutions: FY 2007-2008, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Enrollments: FY Fall 2006 and Fall 2007, NCES/IPEDS Digest of Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education
Completions: FY 2007-2008, SHEEO-SPRC and NCES/IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Appropriations: Educational Appropriations Nominal and Un-Adjusted Dollars from SHEEO-SHEF FY 2008. Educational appropriations measure state and local support available for public higher education operating expenses and excludes appropriations for independent institutions, financial aid for students attending independent institutions, and research, agriculture, and medical (RAM) purposes.

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