Racial/Ethnic Distribution

About this Indicator

This indicator provides a comparison of the demographic composition of state populations aged 18-24 to current postsecondary enrollment at public two- and four-year institutions. The Underrepresented Minority category comprises Blacks, American Indians, and Hispanics.

Data Source

State populations: U.S. Census Bureau. U.S. census summary files.

Enrollment: National Center for Education Statistics. IPEDS: Fall enrollment file.