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NC in Focus: College Enrollment Trends

By on 10.2.14 in Education

Nationally, college enrollment declined by nearly half a million (463,000) between 2012 and 2013, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey. This was the second year in a row that saw a drop of this size. The Census Bureau noted that much of the decline took place among 2-year colleges or community colleges. Across the nation, enrollment at community colleges declined by 10% between 2012 and 2013, while 4-year colleges…

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Did you know…? 3 Fun Facts about UNC Schools

By on 9.22.14 in Education

In 2012, more than 220,000 individuals were enrolled at one of the 15 universities within the University of North Carolina system. Enrollment ranged from just under 2,900 students at Elizabeth City State to more than 34,000 at North Carolina State. In the past few months, I’ve looked at where students come from (here, here, and here), as well as the impact that a large university can have on the county’s population structure. Today, I’ll highlight…

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