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State Quick Facts: Delaware

Delaware Higher Education Commission
820 North French Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Telephone: 302-577-5240
Fax: 302-577-6765
Agency E-mail: dhec@doe.k12.de.us
www.doe.k12.de.us/dhec



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
873
College-aged (18-25):
59
White:
635
Black:
180
Hispanic:
59
Asian:
25
Native American:
3
Male:
423
Female:
450
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
10
Public:
5
4-year:
2
2-year:
3
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
5


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
52,343
Public (Fall 06):
38,118

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

13,120
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
42,488
Graduate (Fall 06):
7,765
First Professional (Fall 06):
985
White (Fall 07):
36,411
Black (Fall 07):
10,362
Hispanic (Fall 07):
2,112
Asian (Fall 07):
1,768
Native American (Fall 07):
180
Alien (Fall 07):
1,510
Male (Fall 06):
20,139
Female (Fall 06):
31,099
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
9,300
Associates:
1,475
Bachelor:
5,322
Graduate:
2,503
White:
5,983
Black:
1,202
Hispanic:
286
Asian:
279
Native American:
26
Alien:
302
Other (not incl. above)
1,222
Male:
3,427
Female:
5,873

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$228,464
  Selected State 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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