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Long-term Trends

Long-term trends provide a decade's worth of enrollment and degrees awarded information. Over 32,000 students were enrolled in fall 2008. That's over 20 percent more than the number of students who were enrolled 10 years earlier. Not only are there more students swelling the college rolls, but the population also looks markedly different than a decade ago. Understanding these shifts is essential to appreciating the nuances of access and attainment