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Community College Month: April 2022

Release Number CB22-SFS.42

From Census.gov > Newsroom > Press Releases > Census Bureau Data Reveal Decline in School Enrollment:

OCT. 19, 2021 — U.S. school enrollment dropped by 2.9 million from 2019 to 2020, with enrollment among the under-35 population dipping to its lowest level (52.4% of the total population) in over 20 years, according to data tables released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The tables examine school enrollment at all levels during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, based on statistics from the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey (CPS)…

College enrollment fell to the lowest level since 2007. Most of the decline took place in two-year colleges, which had their lowest enrollment levels in 20 years.

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Source: Current Population Survey (CPS), School Enrollment Supplement.

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