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State Quick Facts: New Jersey

New Jersey Commission on Higher Education
20 West State Street
P. O. Box 542
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0542
www.state.nj.us/highereducation



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
8,683
College-aged (18-25):
557
White:
6,144
Black:
1,183
Hispanic:
1,419
Asian:
663
Native American:
21
Male:
4,252
Female:
4,431
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
60
Public:
33
4-year:
14
2-year:
19
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
23


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
398,136
Public (Fall 06):
308,374

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

71,714
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
326,358
Graduate (Fall 06):
53,189
First Professional (Fall 06):
6,109
White (Fall 07):
232,585
Black (Fall 07):
56,496
Hispanic (Fall 07):
56,710
Asian (Fall 07):
34,588
Native American (Fall 07):
1,267
Alien (Fall 07):
16,490
Male (Fall 06):
167,992
Female (Fall 06):
217,664
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
67,356
Associates:
16,918
Bachelor:
33,645
Graduate:
16,793
White:
38,974
Black:
6,791
Hispanic:
6,340
Asian:
5,418
Native American:
149
Alien:
3,972
Other (not incl. above)
5,712
Male:
28,569
Female:
38,787

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$1,894,704
  Selected State Reports:
Frequently Requested Statistical Tables

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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