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Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Mailing:
P.O. Box 12788
Austin, Texas 78711-2788
Street:
1200 East Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752-1743
Telephone: 512-427-6101
Toll Free: 800-242-3062
Fax: 512-427-6127
www.thecb.state.tx.us



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
24,327
College-aged (18-25):
2,027
White:
17,971
Black:
2,780
Hispanic:
8,870
Asian:
841
Native American:
121
Male:
12,147
Female:
12,180
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
214
Public:
109
4-year:
45
2-year:
64
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
57


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
1,269,098
Public (Fall 06):
1,094,139

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

125,017
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
1,104,529
Graduate (Fall 06):
127,435
First Professional (Fall 06):
20,745
White (Fall 07):
630,579
Black (Fall 07):
159,492
Hispanic (Fall 07):
350,776
Asian (Fall 07):
68,139
Native American (Fall 07):
11,197
Alien (Fall 07):
48,915
Male (Fall 06):
539,944
Female (Fall 06):
712,765
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
185,048
Associates:
45,867
Bachelor:
98,270
Graduate:
40,911
White:
100,392
Black:
18,676
Hispanic:
40,605
Asian:
10,356
Native American:
967
Alien:
10,058
Other (not incl. above)
3,994
Male:
77,088
Female:
107,960

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$5,603,438
  Selected State Reports:
Statistical Report 2004
Texas Higher Education Facts 2006
Higher Education 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.

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