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Table 01-13 Total First Professional Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
  2006-2007 2005-2006 2004-2005 2003-2004 2000-2001 1999-2000 1994-1995 1988-1989
  Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Independent Institutions                        
4-year Institutions                        
Non-resident Alien 403 3.2% 324 2.7% 334 3.0% 312 2.9% 330 2.8% 367 3.5% 324 3.3% 314 3.8%
American Indian 48 0.4% 45 0.4% 39 0.3% 32 0.3% 21 0.2% 23 0.2% 19 0.2% 21 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1,958 15.6% 1,872 15.7% 1,675 14.8% 1,676 15.4% 1,367 11.5% 1,270 12.1% 920 9.3% 417 5.0%
Hispanic 379 3.0% 374 3.1% 358 3.2% 333 3.1% 293 2.5% 284 2.7% 272 2.8% 161 1.9%
Black, Non-Hispanic 612 4.9% 648 5.4% 505 4.5% 483 4.4% 721 6.1% 499 4.7% 481 4.9% 334 4.0%
White, Non-Hispanic 8,306 66.2% 8,077 67.6% 7,731 68.4% 7,492 68.7% 8,135 68.6% 8,073 76.8% 7,854 79.6% 7,145 85.9%
Unknown 833 6.6% 600 5.0% 662 5.9% 583 5.3% 984 8.3% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
                         
Public Institutions                        
State-Related Universities                        
Non-resident Alien 138 2.3% 134 2.2% 122 2.0% 115 1.9% 124 2.1% 93 1.7% 69 1.6% 12 0.3%
American Indian 38 0.6% 31 0.5% 15 0.2% 21 0.3% 24 0.4% 25 0.4% 5 0.1% 5 0.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 953 15.6% 969 16.0% 886 14.6% 878 14.3% 811 13.6% 671 12.1% 425 9.6% 207 4.9%
Hispanic 216 3.5% 229 3.8% 207 3.4% 223 3.6% 234 3.9% 218 3.9% 158 3.6% 110 2.6%
Black, Non-Hispanic 431 7.0% 471 7.8% 496 8.2% 541 8.8% 513 8.6% 451 8.1% 402 9.0% 348 8.2%
White, Non-Hispanic 3,909 63.8% 3,984 65.8% 4,098 67.6% 4,278 69.7% 4,191 70.4% 4,110 73.8% 3,390 76.2% 3,572 84.1%
Unknown 443 7.2% 240 4.0% 242 4.0% 85 1.4% 54 0.9% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
                         
Total for all Institutions                        
Non-resident Alien 541 2.9% 458 2.5% 456 2.6% 427 2.5% 454 2.6% 460 2.9% 393 2.7% 326 2.6%
American Indian 86 0.5% 76 0.4% 54 0.3% 53 0.3% 45 0.3% 48 0.3% 24 0.2% 26 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2,911 15.6% 2,841 15.8% 2,561 14.7% 2,554 15.0% 2,178 12.2% 1,941 12.1% 1,345 9.4% 624 5.0%
Hispanic 595 3.2% 603 3.4% 565 3.3% 556 3.3% 527 3.0% 502 3.1% 430 3.0% 271 2.2%
Black, Non-Hispanic 1,043 5.6% 1,119 6.2% 1,001 5.8% 1,024 6.0% 1,234 6.9% 950 5.9% 883 6.2% 682 5.4%
White, Non-Hispanic 12,215 65.4% 12,061 67.0% 11,829 68.1% 11,770 69.0% 12,326 69.2% 12,183 75.7% 11,244 78.5% 10,717 85.3%
Unknown 1,276 6.8% 840 4.7% 904 5.2% 668 3.9% 1,038 5.8% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
                         
Total All Races/Ethnicities 18,667   17,998   17,370   17,052   17,802   16,084   14,319   12,646  
Source: Pennsylvania Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics and National Science Foundation

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