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State Quick Facts: Washington

Washington Student Achievement Council
917 Lakeridge Way
P.O. Box 43430
Olympia, Washington 98504-3430
Telephone: 360-753-7800
Fax: 360-753-7808
Agency E-mail: info@hecb.wa.com
www.wsac.wa.gov



State Population: (in thousands) (CENSUS FY08)
Total:
6,549
College-aged (18-25):
433
White:
5,264
Black:
220
Hispanic:
644
Asian:
425
Native American:
91
Male:
3,267
Female:
3,282
  Total Number of Institutions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
76
Public:
43
4-year:
13
2-year:
30
Independent, Not-for-Profit:
18


Total Headcount Enrollments: (Fall 06 & 07)
Total (Fall 07):
352,075
Public (Fall 06):
297,048

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

41,520
Undergraduate (incl. AAs & certificates) (Fall 06):
314,862
Graduate (Fall 06):
28,367
First Professional (Fall 06):
4,925
White (Fall 07):
263,229
Black (Fall 07):
15,326
Hispanic (Fall 07):
21,743
Asian (Fall 07):
34,471
Native American (Fall 07):
6,357
Alien (Fall 07):
10,949
Male (Fall 06):
151,128
Female (Fall 06):
197,026
  Total Completions: (IPEDS 2007-2008)
Total:
61,474
Associates:
21,194
Bachelor:
29,524
Graduate:
10,756
White:
41,052
Black:
1,810
Hispanic:
2,923
Asian:
5,677
Native American:
832
Alien:
2,983
Other (not incl. above)
6,197
Male:
25,802
Female:
35,672

Appropriations: (Total SHEF FY 2008 in Thousands)

State & Local
Appropriations:

$1,567,772
  Selected State Reports:
Key Facts about Higher Education in Washington, 2006

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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