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Choice of Institution: Changing Student Attendance Patterns in the 1990s

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Choice of Institution: Changing Student Attendance Patterns in the 1990s

June 10, 2004

​The purpose of this issue brief is to describe changes in the distribution of students among the major types of postsecondary institutions during the 1990s. This brief does not address trends in access, or whether the share of individuals with various characteristics (e.g., low family income) who enrolled in higher education rose or fell. Rather, it describes where individuals who participated in higher education enrolled and how those patterns changed during the 1990s.

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