Where can you find official U.S. college enrollment statistics?


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The National Center for Education Statistics is mandated by the U.S. Congress to collect statistics on education and is the best source for finding data related to United States' college enrollment. It is stationed within the Institute of Education Sciences and the U.S. Department of Education.

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Each year, the National Center for Education Statistics and the Department of Education publish the Digest of Education Statistics, and that publication includes the most recent information available pertaining to college enrollment statistics.

The U.S. Census Bureau also publishes data on college enrollment statistics, but does not provide the same level of detail in their data as the data generated by the National Center for Education Statistics.

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