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State Quick Facts: Tennessee

Tennessee Higher Education Commission
404 James Robertson Parkway
Parkway Towers, Suite 1900
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0830
Telephone: 615-741-3605
Fax: 615-741-6230
www.state.tn.us/thec



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
6,215
College-aged (18-25):
416
White:
4,937
Black:
1,016
Hispanic:
228
Asian:
82
Native American:
15
Male:
3,027
Female:
3,188
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
105
Public:
22
4-year:
9
2-year:
13
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
49


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
297,785
Public (Fall 06):
205,056

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

67,197
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
250,974
Graduate (Fall 06):
33,538
First Professional (Fall 06):
6,018
White (Fall 07):
220,327
Black (Fall 07):
58,227
Hispanic (Fall 07):
5,748
Asian (Fall 07):
5,718
Native American (Fall 07):
1,135
Alien (Fall 07):
6,630
Male (Fall 06):
119,347
Female (Fall 06):
171,183
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
49,360
Associates:
9,746
Bachelor:
27,649
Graduate:
11,965
White:
37,140
Black:
7,384
Hispanic:
834
Asian:
949
Native American:
160
Alien:
1,187
Other (not incl. above)
1,706
Male:
19,359
Female:
30,001

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$1,252,522
  Selected State Reports:
Statistical Abstract of Tennessee Higher Education 2003-04
Statistical Abstract of Tennessee Higher Education, 2003-2004

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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