US PSE enrolment to jump 17% by 2016

December 19, 2007

The US Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics projects in a report released Tuesday that US college enrolment will continue to climb over the next decade, with female and minority students expected to be the fastest-growing groups.  Enrolment is expected to increase by 17% between 2005 and 2016; 60% are expected to be women, and more than a third to be from minority groups.