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State Quick Facts: California

California Postsecondary Education Commission
770 L Street, Suite 1160
Sacramento, California 95814-2932
Telephone: 916-445-1000
Fax: 916-327-4417
Agency E-mail: agomez@cpec.ca.gov
www.cpec.ca.gov



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
36,757
College-aged (18-25):
2,705
White:
22,962
Black:
2,261
Hispanic:
13,457
Asian:
4,549
Native American:
314
Male:
18,384
Female:
18,373
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
416
Public:
147
4-year:
35
2-year:
112
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
142


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
2,529,522
Public (Fall 06):
2,047,565

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

274,931
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
2,172,354
Graduate (Fall 06):
229,177
First Professional (Fall 06):
33,243
White (Fall 07):
1,054,586
Black (Fall 07):
195,687
Hispanic (Fall 07):
698,027
Asian (Fall 07):
477,765
Native American (Fall 07):
23,188
Alien (Fall 07):
80,269
Male (Fall 06):
1,076,330
Female (Fall 06):
1,358,444
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
331,927
Associates:
97,010
Bachelor:
158,680
Graduate:
76,237
White:
135,358
Black:
17,167
Hispanic:
62,259
Asian:
58,456
Native American:
2,383
Alien:
18,952
Other (not incl. above)
37,352
Male:
138,413
Female:
193,514

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$12,429,501
  Selected State Reports:
Student Data

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.

This is a product of the SHEEO/NCES Network.
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