Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

Among Washington’s college students, 44 percent are older than 22, 51 percent attend a 2 year institution, and 38 percent receive Pell Grants. This information is critical to understanding today’s college students and providing conditions and supports that will help more students receive a postsecondary credential.


 

Sources

Gender: National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics. Table 304.30.

Age: National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2015 Fall Enrollment B component*. IPEDS Data Center.

Type of School: National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics. Table 304.80.

Race: National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2015 Fall Enrollment A  component*. IPEDS Data Center

Enrollment: National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2015 Fall Enrollment A  component*. IPEDS Data Center

Financial Aid: National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2015 Student Financial Aid and Net Price component*. IPEDS Data Center.

Housing: National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2015 Student Financial Aid and Net Price component*. IPEDS Data Center.

Learning Environment: National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2015 Fall Enrollment component*. IPEDS Data Center.

*Limited to Title-IV, Degree-granting, Active, U.S. Institutions