Slight Decrease in Black Enrollments in Two-Year Community Colleges

For the year 2005, there were 878,834 blacks enrolled in two-year community colleges. Here there was actually a small drop in total black enrollments from 2004. In 2005 more than 47 percent of all black undergraduate students were enrolled in two-year programs. For whites, 41 percent of all undergraduates were enrolled at two-year community colleges.

A decade ago there were 621,000 African Americans enrolled in two-year community colleges. So over the past decade there has been an increase of 41.5 percent in black enrollments in two-year institutions.