AVERAGE AGE OF STUDENTS ENROLLED IN OKLAHOMA PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
BY GENDER, RACE, CLASS LEVEL, AND STATUS
FALL 2000 THROUGH FALL 2009
Category 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
GENDER
  Male 25.8 25.6 25.6 25.6 25.4 25.1 25.1 24.7 24.6 25.0
  Female 27.3 27.1 27.2 27.2 27.1 26.9 26.8 26.2 26.0 26.3
                     
RACE
  American Indian/Alaskan Native 25.4 25.4 25.6 25.8 25.9 25.8 25.7 25.1 25.2 25.6
  Asian/Middle Far East 24.0 24.2 24.7
  Black/African American 26.4 26.5 26.9 26.8 26.8 26.5 26.5 26.3 26.2 26.5
  Hispanic/Latino 25.8 25.8 25.8 25.8 25.4 25.2 24.8 24.5 24.3 24.7
  Multiple 24.8 24.6 25.5
  Native Hawiian/Pacific Islander 25.2 25.0 24.9 25.0 24.6 24.3 24.1 24.4 25.9 24.5
  Non-Resident Alien  25.4 25.2 25.8 25.7 25.7 25.6 25.6 25.4 25.6 25.2
  Unknown 24.8 24.4 24.7
  White/Non-Hispanic 26.9 26.7 26.7 26.6 26.5 26.3 26.2 25.6 25.5 25.8
                     
CLASS LEVEL
  Freshman 23.8 23.4 23.5 23.9 23.3 23.0 22.9 23.3 23.0 23.6
  Sophomore 26.3 26.6 26.9 26.9 26.9 27.0 26.8 25.9 25.8 26.2
  Junior 24.6 24.5 24.4 24.4 24.4 24.5 24.5 23.8 23.7 24.5
  Senior 26.7 26.7 26.6 26.6 26.5 26.6 26.5 26.4 26.4 26.6
  Graduate 34.2 34.1 33.9 33.8 34.5 34.8 34.5 32.8 32.8 32.7
  Professional 27.1 26.8 26.4 26.6 26.7 26.6 26.4 26.2 26.0 26.3
  Unclassified 35.9 35.4 34.9 34.2 33.2 32.3 30.2 26.3 26.0 24.5
                     
STATUS
  Full-Time 23.0 23.0 23.1 23.2 23.0 22.9 22.8 23.0 22.9 23.6
  Part-Time 32.1 31.8 31.9 31.6 31.6 31.3 31.0 29.5 29.4 29.2
                     
Mean Age 26.6 26.5 26.5 26.5 26.4 26.2 26.1 25.5 25.4 25.5
SOURCE: OSRHE UDS 2/18/11  
NOTE: May contain first-time unclassified students and concurrent high school enrollments.