US College Student Demographics [CHART]

Chart - US College Student Demographics

After growing by 3.2 million between 2006 and 2011, the number of Americans enrolled in college (undergraduate and graduate) fell by almost half-a-million last year to 19.9 million, or 6.7% of the population aged 3 and up, according to recent figures released by the US Census Bureau. The data tables contain some interesting demographic statistics on college students, who are estimated to command $117 billion in discretionary spending power. Read the rest at MarketingCharts.