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State Quick Facts: Colorado

Colorado Department of Higher Education
1560 Broadway, Suite 1600
Denver, Colorado 80202
Telephone: 303-866-2723
Fax: 303-866-4266
highered.colorado.gov/



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
4,939
College-aged (18-25):
358
White:
4,186
Black:
188
Hispanic:
997
Asian:
126
Native American:
48
Male:
2,488
Female:
2,452
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
80
Public:
27
4-year:
12
2-year:
15
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
13


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
310,637
Public (Fall 06):
231,901

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

31,667
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
255,412
Graduate (Fall 06):
48,710
First Professional (Fall 06):
4,261
White (Fall 07):
232,152
Black (Fall 07):
19,861
Hispanic (Fall 07):
36,446
Asian (Fall 07):
12,656
Native American (Fall 07):
4,577
Alien (Fall 07):
4,945
Male (Fall 06):
134,673
Female (Fall 06):
173,710
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
54,903
Associates:
11,219
Bachelor:
30,209
Graduate:
13,475
White:
39,817
Black:
2,810
Hispanic:
4,525
Asian:
2,030
Native American:
615
Alien:
1,197
Other (not incl. above)
3,909
Male:
24,121
Female:
30,782

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$679,555
  Selected State Reports:
Degree Reports
Enrollment Reports

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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