2019

Introduction ó Setting the Stage

Data / Charts Title
Figure 1 Number of degree-granting Title IV institutions in the United States by level: 1974-75 to 2016-17 (.xls)
Figure 2 Number of degree-granting Title IV institutions in the United States by control: 1974-75 to 2016-17 (.xls)
Figure 3 Total undergraduate fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions by institutional control: Fall 1975 to projected Fall 2019 (.xls)
Figure 4 Percentage distribution of undergraduate fall enrollment in degree-granting institutions by institution control and level: 1975 to 2016 (.xls)
Figure 5a Percentage distribution of total undergraduate enrollment by institutional competitiveness index: 2015 (.xls)
Figure 5b Distribution of institutions by institutional competitiveness index: 2015 (.xls)
Figure 6a Percentage of K-12 students approved for free or reduced price lunches (1989 to 2018) and percentage of first-time full-time degree-seeking undergraduates with Pell or other Federal Grants (2001 to 2017) (.xls)
Figure 6b Percentage of K-12 students approved for free or reduced price lunch by state: 1990 and 2018 (.xls)
Figure 7a Percentage of high school students who had the potential to be first-generation college by race/ethnicity: 1972 (National Longitudinal Study of High School Class of 1972) and 2004 (Educational Longitudinal Study: ELS:2002/2004) (.xls)
Figure 7b Percentage of children under 18 with the potential to be first-generation college by race/ethnicity: 2010 and 2016 (.xls)
Figure 7c Percentage of adults age 25 and over with a bachelorís degree or higher: 2005 and 2016 (.xls)
Figure 8a Gini index based on market, before-tax, and after-tax income, 1979 to 2015 (.xls)
Figure 8b(i) Share of wealth held by top 5 percent, top 1 percent, and bottom 90 percent in United States: Selected Years, 1962 to 2016 (.xls)
Figure 8b(ii) Median family wealth and percent of families with negative wealth by race/ethnicity: 1983 and 2016 (.xls)
Figure 8c Shares of United States Household Income by quintiles: 1967-2017 (.xls)
Figure 8d Average household income, transfers, and taxes by before-tax income quintiles: 2015 (.xls)
Figure 8e Median household income by state: 1990 and 2016 (.xls)
Figure 8f Average poverty rate and Gini Inequality Index by state: 2015-2017 (.xls)
Figure 9 Percent of cohorts of children who at age 30 have a higher inflation-adjusted income than their parents at age 30: 1940-1984 birth cohorts (.xls)

Equity Indicator 1 ó Who Enrolls in Postsecondary Education?

Data / Charts Title
Equity Indicator 1a Cohort College Participation Rates by family income quartile for dependent 18-to 24-year-olds: 1970 to 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1b High School Graduates College Continuation Rates by family income quartile: 1970 to 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1c(i) Cohort College Participation Rates of recent high school leavers by race/ethnicity: 1976 to 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1c(ii) Cohort College Participation Rates of recent high school leavers by race/ethnicity and family income quartile: 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1d(i) High School Graduates College Continuation Rates by race/ethnicity: 1976 to 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1d(ii) High School Graduates College Continuation Rates by race/ethnicity and family income quartiles: 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1e Percentage of young adults who reported enrolling in postsecondary education within 8 or 10 years of expected high school graduation by race/ethnicity: High School Longitudinal Studies (HS&B:1980/1992; NELS:1988/2000; ELS:2002/2012) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1f Percentage of young adults who reported no postsecondary enrollment within 8 or 10 years of expected high school graduation by parentsí socioeconomic status (SES): High School Longitudinal Studies (HS&B:1980/1992; NELS:1988/2000; ELS:2002/2012) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1g(i) Percentage distribution of 2009 9th graders by enrollment status in the fall after scheduled high school graduation by parentsí socioeconomic status (SES): High School Longitudinal Study (HSLS:2009/2013) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1g(ii) Percentage distribution of 2009 9th graders by whether they ever attended college within 3 years after scheduled high school graduation by race/ethnicity and by parentsí socioeconomic status (SES): High School Longitudinal Study (HSLS:2009/2016) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1h Percentages of 10th grade students who had completed high school and enrolled in postsecondary education within 8 years of their scheduled high school graduation by parentsí highest level of education among either parent (ELS:2002/2012) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1i(i) Estimated college participation rates for students from low-income families by state: 2016 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1i(ii) Trends in estimated college participation rates for students from low-income families by state: 1998 to 2016 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1j(i) Percentage of 18- to 24- year olds enrolled in degree-granting postsecondary institutions by state: 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1j(ii) Percentage of Hispanic and White 18- to 24- year olds enrolled in degree-granting postsecondary institutions by state: 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 1j(iii) Percentage of Black and White 18- to 24- year olds enrolled in degree-granting postsecondary institutions by state: 2017 (.xls)

Equity Indicator 2 ó What Type of Postsecondary Educational Institution Do Students Attend?

Data / Charts Title
Equity Indicator 2a Percentage distribution of full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students who did and did not receive Pell or other Federal Grants by level of institution attended: 2001, 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 2b Percentage distribution of full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students by control of institution attended by receipt of federal grant status: 2004 to 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 2c Percentage of full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students receiving Pell or other Federal Grants by institutional type and control: 2001 to 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 2d Percentage distribution of each selectivity category of institutional destinations by parentsí socioeconomic status (SES) for high school class cohorts: 1972, 1982, 1992, and 2004 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 2e Average percentage of full-time, first-time degree/certificate seeking undergraduate students who were awarded Pell or other Federal Grants by institutional selectivity: 1999-2000 to 2016-2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 2f Percentage distribution of 2009 9th graders who graduated from high school by institutional selectivity of enrollment in the fall after scheduled high school graduation (in 2013) by SES quintile (.xls)
Equity Indicator 2g Percentage distribution of 2009 9th graders who graduated from high school by 2013 by institutional selectivity of enrollment in the fall after scheduled high school graduation by race/ethnicity (.xls)

Equity Indicator 3 ó Does Financial Aid Eliminate the Financial Barriers to Paying College Costs?

Data / Charts Title
Equity Indicator 3a(i) Average college costs (undergraduate tuition, fees, and room and board) charged for full-time students in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by institutional level and control: 1974-75 to 2017-18 (constant 2017-18 dollars) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 3a(ii) Average 4-year public college costs (undergraduate tuition, fees, and room and board) charged for full-time inĖstate students by state: 2016-17 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 3a(iii) Average 4-year private college costs (undergraduate tuition, fees, and room and board) charged for full-time students by state: 2016-17 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 3a(iv) Average 2-year public college costs (undergraduate tuition and fees) charged for full-time in-state students by state: 2016-17 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 3b(i) Average college costs for full-time undergraduate enrollment and maximum and average Pell Grant awards: 1974-75 to 2017-18 (constant 2017-18 dollars) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 3b(ii) Percentage of average college costs (tuition and required fees plus room and board) covered by the maximum Pell Grant: 1974-75 to 2017-18 (constant 2017-18 dollars) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 3b(iii) Maximum Pell Grant if the Pell Grant maximum covered two-thirds of average cost of attendance: 1974-75 to 2016-17 (constant 2016-17 dollars) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 3c Unmet financial need of dependent full-time undergraduates by family income quartile: 1990 to 2016 (.xls)

Equity Indicator 4 ó How Do Students in the United States Pay for College?

Data / Charts Title
Equity Indicator 4a(i) Percentage distribution of higher education funding responsibilities: 1952 to 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4a(ii) State fiscal support for higher education per $1000 of personal income: FY1961 to FY2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4a(iii) Distribution of state appropriations by function: 1959-2015 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4a(iv) Numbers of Pell and state need-based grant aid recipients: 1979-2016 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4a(v) State need-based grant dollars and recipients as a percent of total Pell dollars and recipients: 1979-2016 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4a(vi) State need-based grant recipients as a percentage of Pell recipients by state: 2016 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4b(i) Average net price of attendance for dependent full-time undergraduate students by family income quartile: 1990 to 2016 (constant 2016 dollars) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4b(ii) Average net price as a percentage of average family income by income quartile for dependent full-time undergraduate students: 1990 to 2016 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4c(i) Percentage of bachelor's degree completers who ever received student loans by institutional control: Selected years from 1990 to 2016 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4c(ii) Percentage of associate's degree completers who ever received student loans by institutional control and level: 2000, 2012 and 2016 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4c(iii) Percentage of bachelor's degree completers who ever received student loans by race/ethnicity: 2000, 2012, and 2016 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4c(iv) Percentage of associate's degree completers who ever received student loans by race/ethnicity: 2000, 2012, and 2016 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4d(i) Average cumulative loan amounts for bachelor's degree completers who ever received student loans by institution control: 2000, 2012, and 2016 (constant 2016-17 dollars) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4d(ii) Average cumulative loan amounts for associateís degree completers who ever received student loans by institution control: 2000, 2012, and 2016 (constant 2016-17 dollars) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4d(iii) Average cumulative loan amounts for bachelor's degree completers who ever received student loans by race/ethnicity: 2000, 2012, and 2016 (constant 2016-17 dollars) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4d(iv) Average cumulative loan amounts for associateís degree completers who ever received student loans by race/ethnicity: 2000, 2012, and 2016 (constant 2016-17 dollars) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4e(i) Percentage of bachelorís degree recipients with debt by state: 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 4e(ii) Average amount of debt among bachelorís degree recipients who borrowed by state: 2017 (.xls)

Equity Indicator 5 ó How Do Educational Attainment Rates and Early Income Outcomes Vary by Family Characteristics?

Data / Charts Title
Equity Indicator 5a(i) Estimated bachelorís degree attainment rate by age 24 for dependent family members by family income quartile: 1970 to 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5a(ii) Estimated distribution of bachelorís degrees attained by dependent family members by age 24 by family income quartile: 1970 to 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5b Percentage of youth attaining a bachelorís degree or higher within 8 or 10 years of expected high school graduation by parentsí socioeconomic status (SES) quartile: 10th grade cohort from HS&B 1980; 8th grade cohort from NELS 1988; 10th grade cohort from ELS 2002 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5c(i) Percentage of dependent first-time students who obtained a bachelorís degree or higher within 5 or 6 years of first enrolling in a 4-year or 2-year-or-less postsecondary education institution by parentsí family income quartile: BPS:1989-90 (1994 follow-up), BPS:1995-96 (2001 follow-up), and BPS:2003-04 (2009 follow-up) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5c(ii) Percentage of dependent first-year students who first enrolled in a postsecondary education institution in academic years 2003-04 who completed a bachelorís degree or higher within 6 years, by low-income and first-generation status and by institutional level of initial enrollment (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5c(iii) Enrollment and degree status by June 2014 (3-year follow-up) of dependent students who first enrolled in a 4-year or 2-year institution in 2011-12 by low-income and first-generation status (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5c(iv) Enrollment and degree status by June 2014 (3-year follow-up) of dependent students who first enrolled in a 4-year or 2-year institution in 2011-12 by family income quartile (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5d(i) Distributions of associateís and bachelorís degrees conferred to U.S. citizens and distribution of the civilian population by race/ethnicity: 1980 and 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5d(ii) Distributions of masterís and doctoral degrees conferred to U.S. citizens and distribution of the civilian population by race/ethnicity: 1980 and 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5e(i) Percentage of dependent students who received bachelorís degrees in 2008 who had enrolled in graduate school or other further schooling programs by parentsí family income quartile: 2012 (4-year follow-up) (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5e(ii) Average annualized income for dependent students who received bachelorís degrees in 2008 who were not enrolled in education and who were employed at the 4-year follow-up in 2012 by parentsí income quartile (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5e(iii) Percentage of dependent students who received bachelorís degrees in 2008 who were ďunemployedĒ (not enrolled in further schooling, not employed, and in the labor force) at the time of the 4-year follow-up in 2012 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5f(i) Scatter plots of the percentage of the population age 25 and older who had attained a high school diploma or equivalent credential and who had attained a bachelorís degree or higher by state: 1940-2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5f(ii) Percentage of the population age 25 and older with a high school diploma or equivalent credential by state: 1940 and 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5f(iii) Percentage of the population 25 years of age and older with a bachelorís degree or higher by state: 1940 and 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5f(iv) Percentage of first-time, full-time bachelorís degree-seeking students earning any formal award (certificate, associateís degree, or bachelorís degree) at the institution of first enrollment within 6 years by state of institution: 2015 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 5f(v) Percentage of population age 25 to 34 who had attained a bachelorís degree by state: 2005 and 2015 (.xls)

Equity Indicator 6 ó How Does Educational Attainment in the U.S. Compare with Other Countries?

Data / Charts Title
Equity Indicator 6a Percentage of 25- to 34-year-olds with a type A (bachelorís equivalent or above) tertiary degree: 2000 and 2017 (.xls)
Equity Indicator 6b Percentage of 25- to 34-year-olds with a type A (bachelorís or above) or type B (short-cycle or associateís) tertiary degree: 2000 and 2017 (.xls)