The number of self-identified students with disabilities in New York State higher education programs decreased slightly after many years of steady increase.

Number of Individuals with Disabilities and Percent of
Total Enrollment in NYS Institutions of Higher Education*
19971999200020012002200320042005
Percent
2.8% 3.0% 3.3% 3.4% 3.4% 3.4% 3.6% 3.5%
Number of Students with Disabilities 2817430593340413606037793380274058740275

*Data for 1998 are not available

Source: OHE

Chart Image: Bar Chart - number of self-identified SWD in NYS higher education programs

Final: April 2007

Keynote by R. Cort, 10/3/07