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Chapter I: Enrollment Data
Chapter II: Awards Conferred Data
Chapter III: Staff Data
Chapter IV: Student Cost Data
Chapter V: Student Financial Aid
Chapter VI: Financial Data
This chapter presents data on headcount enrollments in Illinois colleges and universities. The data are from the Illinois Board of Higher Education's annual Fall Enrollment Survey and IPEDS
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Table I-1: Characteristics of Enrollment in Illinois Colleges and Universities
Table I-2: Total Fall Enrollments by Gender, Race or National Origin, Type of Institution, and Level of Instruction
Table I-3: Race or National Origin of Students Enrolled in Illinois Colleges, and Universities by Type of Institution
Table I-4: 12-Month Unduplicated Headcount and FTE
Table I-5: Attendance Status of Students in Illinois Colleges and Universities by Level of Instruction and Type of Institution
Table I-6: Characteristics of Total Enrollment at Illinois Public Community Colleges by Location of Instruction, Type of Instruction and Attendance Status
Table I-7: Median Age of Students Enrolled in Illinois Colleges and Universities by Level of Instruction and Gender
Table I-8: Home State of First-Time Freshman Students Enrolled in Illinois Colleges and Universities by Type of Institution
Table I-9: Illinois Residents as First-Time Students attending out-of-state Institutions, IPEDS Enrollment Data
Table I-10: Illinois Residents as First-Time Students migrating to other states, IPEDS Enrollment Data
Table I-11: One Year Retention Rate for Full-Time, First-Time Students
Table I-12: Patterns of Interinstitutional Undergraduate Transfers by Gender, Race or National Origin, and Type of Institution
Table I-13: Enrollment Trend Data - Fall Headcount Enrollments
Table I-14: Enrollment Trend Date - Fall Headcount Enrollments in Illinois Colleges and Universities
Table I-15: Total Headcount Enrollments at Illinois Public Universities by Class Level
Table I-16: Enrollments at Illinois Public Community Colleges by Category, Class Level and Institution
Table I-17: Total Headcount Enrollments at Illinois Independent Colleges by Class Level
Show Data Book updates and changes.
Chapter VI Financial Data,FY2010 Cost Study Tables (Table VI-7 and 8) are not available
American College of Education changed the institutional sector to out-of-state institutions
Brown Mackie College-Quad Cities and ITT Technical Institutes changed the institutional sector from in-state for-profit to out-of-state institutions
Please note the following name change: The Cooking and Hospitality Institute to Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Chicago
The University of Wisconsin no longer offers programs in Illinois.
St. John Institute of Catholic Thought has closed.
American Intercontinental University - Online changed from an out-of-state to an Illinois institution and enrolled 20,341 undergraduate students in fall 2008, so some increases/decreases from the previous year are impacted by this change.
In 2009, IBHE adopted the new degree classifications developed by NCES for first-professional (formerly level 10) and doctoral (formerly level 9) degrees. The full details of these changes are available at
Comparing totals of the affected degree levels prior to 2009 to current and future totals is misleading as they are now distributed over four different levels as opposed to just two in previous years.
Robert Morris College changed the name as Robert Morris University-Illinois
New tables added Table I-15, I-16 and I-17. They are not available on new published Data Book.
 American InterContinental University Online changed the institutional sector from Out-of-State Institutions to Independent For-Profit Institutions.
Table I-4 and Table VI-10 have been revised in published data book.
 Kendall College changed the institutional sector from Independent Not-For-Profit Institutions to Independent For-Profit Institutions.
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