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State Quick Facts: Connecticut

Connecticut Department of Higher Education
61 Woodland Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06105-2326
Telephone: 860-947-1800
Fax: 860-947-1310 and/or 860-947-1311
www.ctdhe.org



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
3,501
College-aged (18-25):
212
White:
2,806
Black:
331
Hispanic:
419
Asian:
121
Native American:
8
Male:
1,709
Female:
1,792
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
46
Public:
22
4-year:
10
2-year:
12
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
18


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
179,005
Public (Fall 06):
112,476

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

60,956
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
142,926
Graduate (Fall 06):
30,496
First Professional (Fall 06):
3,294
White (Fall 07):
127,084
Black (Fall 07):
19,385
Hispanic (Fall 07):
15,888
Asian (Fall 07):
8,238
Native American (Fall 07):
664
Alien (Fall 07):
7,746
Male (Fall 06):
73,689
Female (Fall 06):
103,027
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
35,233
Associates:
5,056
Bachelor:
18,940
Graduate:
11,237
White:
23,971
Black:
2,504
Hispanic:
1,982
Asian:
1,507
Native American:
154
Alien:
2,211
Other (not incl. above)
2,904
Male:
14,423
Female:
20,810

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$829,594
  Selected State Reports:
2006 System Trends
Degrees Conferred by Connecticut Institutions, 2004-05

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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