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TOP 10 STATES FOR STUDENT ENROLLMENT

A little more than 19 million students were enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities in fall 2016, according to the latest estimates from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. That represents a decline of 1.4 percent compared with fall 2015.

California, the nation’s largest state, also has the most students enrolled in higher-education —more than 2.5 million.

Here are the 10 states that had the most students enrolled in fall 2016 in degree-granting colleges and universities.

 

RANK STATE ESTIMATED HIGHER-EDUCATION ENROLLMENT FALL 2016
1 California 2,504,626
2 Texas 1,455,418
3 New York 1,120,904
4 Florida 1,026,229
5 Pennsylvania 688,220
6 Illinois 634,719
7 Ohio 609,591
8 Michigan 536,389
9 North Carolina 523,726
10 Virginia 499,313

 

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