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State Quick Facts: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Department of Education
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17126-0333
Telephone: 717-787-5041
Fax: 717-783-5420
Agency E-mail: 00postse@psupen.psu.edu
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=512&objID=7237&mode=2


Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education
2986 North Second Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110
Telephone: 717-720-4000
Fax: 717-720-4011
www.passhe.edu



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
12,448
College-aged (18-25):
737
White:
10,428
Black:
1,288
Hispanic:
595
Asian:
297
Native American:
18
Male:
6,056
Female:
6,392
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
263
Public:
65
4-year:
44
2-year:
21
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
116


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
725,397
Public (Fall 06):
388,251

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

273,765
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
585,006
Graduate (Fall 06):
102,143
First Professional (Fall 06):
19,983
White (Fall 07):
563,113
Black (Fall 07):
77,618
Hispanic (Fall 07):
25,163
Asian (Fall 07):
31,806
Native American (Fall 07):
2,082
Alien (Fall 07):
25,615
Male (Fall 06):
306,457
Female (Fall 06):
400,675
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
144,871
Associates:
26,626
Bachelor:
82,700
Graduate:
35,545
White:
108,955
Black:
11,006
Hispanic:
3,785
Asian:
5,932
Native American:
333
Alien:
5,824
Other (not incl. above)
9,036
Male:
61,725
Female:
83,146

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$1,995,616
  Selected State Reports:
Higher Education and Adult Education Statistics
Factbooks
Most Requested 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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