COVER-25 Years of HSIs: Comparison by Sector

25 Years of HSIs: A Glance on Progress - Comparison By Sector

Excelencia in Education
December 2020


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  • HSIs are more likely to be four-year institutions. In 2018-19, more than half (54%) of HSIs are four-year institutions, compared to 46% in 1994-95.
  • The majority of HSIs are public institutions. Since 1994- 95, more than 60% of HSIs have been public institutions (64% in 1994-95 and 69% in 2018-19).
  • The largest growth in HSIs by sector has been in public 2-year institutions. In 2018-19, 231 HSIs were public 2-year institutions, compared to 91 in 1994-95, an increase of 140 HSIs (154% increase).

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