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Table 377. Percentage of first-time full-time degree/certificate-seeking students at 2-year institutions who completed a credential within 150 percent of normal time, by race/ethnicity, sex, and control of institution: Selected cohort entry years, 2000 through 2008
Sex, control of institution,
and cohort entry year
Percent completing certificate or associate's degree within
150 percent of normal time
Total White Black His-
panic
Asian/Pacific Islander American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
Two or
more races
Nonresi-
dent alien
Total Asian Pacific
Islander
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Males and females                    
All 2-year institutions                    
2000 starting cohort 30.5 31.5 26.1 30.1 33.3 29.3 25.5
2002 starting cohort 29.3 30.4 24.2 30.7 31.4 26.3 26.7
2003 starting cohort 29.1 29.9 24.2 30.2 31.7 25.9 27.2
2004 starting cohort 27.8 29.0 22.9 26.3 30.2 26.7 32.9
2005 starting cohort 27.5 28.5 22.6 25.7 31.5 24.9 32.2
2006 starting cohort 29.2 29.3 24.5 30.8 34.0 24.2 30.0
2007 starting cohort 29.9 29.5 25.3 33.4 33.6 25.6 30.8
2008 starting cohort 31.0 30.0 26.8 35.0 34.1 35.0 23.5 24.9 32.7 33.6
                     
Public institutions                    
2000 starting cohort 23.6 25.7 17.8 16.8 25.5 19.6 23.2
2002 starting cohort 21.9 24.5 13.2 16.7 23.8 18.8 25.5
2003 starting cohort 21.5 24.1 12.7 16.3 24.8 17.9 25.8
2004 starting cohort 20.3 22.9 11.5 15.0 24.2 17.8 30.5
2005 starting cohort 20.6 22.9 12.1 15.6 25.8 18.2 29.9
2006 starting cohort 20.4 23.1 12.0 15.6 25.4 17.0 24.9
2007 starting cohort 20.4 23.0 11.9 16.0 25.6 17.4 25.4
2008 starting cohort 20.2 22.8 11.8 15.8 26.2 27.2 15.3 15.5 17.1 30.6
                     
Nonprofit institutions                    
2000 starting cohort 50.1 49.6 37.5 56.3 61.4 62.1 43.1
2002 starting cohort 49.1 55.1 36.5 46.1 49.5 20.3 45.3
2003 starting cohort 49.0 56.0 35.8 39.4 50.1 17.9 64.2
2004 starting cohort 44.4 48.9 37.3 35.6 36.6 19.5 54.7
2005 starting cohort 48.2 52.3 41.6 47.3 41.6 14.8 51.7
2006 starting cohort 52.8 55.0 46.5 47.5 51.2 22.6 69.3
2007 starting cohort 51.0 56.1 43.6 46.1 51.0 15.3 63.9
2008 starting cohort 51.0 56.0 45.7 45.7 47.8 48.7 18.8 15.3 52.9 58.8
                     
For-profit institutions                    
2000 starting cohort 59.1 63.1 47.6 60.3 64.4 60.3 55.4
2002 starting cohort 57.1 61.0 49.3 59.7 61.7 58.1 58.9
2003 starting cohort 57.2 61.8 48.4 60.0 55.8 59.1 36.5
2004 starting cohort 58.2 64.3 48.4 59.6 65.4 59.0 71.1
2005 starting cohort 57.7 62.9 47.8 61.4 65.8 55.8 57.7
2006 starting cohort 58.6 63.0 47.5 63.0 71.8 57.6 63.5
2007 starting cohort 60.3 65.0 49.2 64.9 68.5 59.2 66.9
2008 starting cohort 61.7 64.2 52.4 68.0 69.7 70.1 65.5 59.0 56.9 62.1
                     
Males                    
All 2-year institutions                    
2000 starting cohort 28.7 30.0 23.1 27.9 30.1 28.3 22.9
2002 starting cohort 27.2 28.6 21.3 27.0 28.7 23.7 22.5
2003 starting cohort 27.2 28.5 20.6 26.8 29.4 22.4 22.6
2004 starting cohort 25.7 27.3 19.1 22.6 27.9 23.6 30.1
2005 starting cohort 25.3 27.0 18.6 21.8 28.4 23.4 29.4
2006 starting cohort 26.4 27.2 20.5 25.5 30.5 22.1 27.4
2007 starting cohort 26.4 27.2 20.4 26.7 29.7 23.9 26.9
2008 starting cohort 27.3 27.7 22.1 28.9 30.2 30.7 23.8 22.7 28.4 30.5
                     
Public institutions                    
2000 starting cohort 22.2 24.2 16.5 15.4 22.6 19.3 20.4
2002 starting cohort 20.9 23.2 13.1 15.2 21.8 16.9 21.4
2003 starting cohort 20.8 23.0 12.5 15.2 22.7 16.4 21.3
2004 starting cohort 19.6 21.8 11.5 13.8 22.6 17.5 27.8
2005 starting cohort 19.9 22.1 12.0 14.6 23.5 18.7 27.4
2006 starting cohort 19.9 22.3 12.2 14.7 23.7 16.3 22.5
2007 starting cohort 19.9 22.3 12.0 15.2 24.0 18.6 22.0
2008 starting cohort 19.6 22.1 12.0 14.9 24.3 25.1 15.3 15.2 16.7 28.1
                     
Nonprofit institutions                    
2000 starting cohort 49.5 49.3 31.7 54.3 62.5 64.5 42.6
2002 starting cohort 51.1 58.8 33.0 42.9 56.0 21.7 35.3
2003 starting cohort 49.6 57.0 31.4 42.4 48.1 16.8 51.6
2004 starting cohort 43.2 46.4 38.3 36.4 40.3 17.5 52.0
2005 starting cohort 44.5 49.1 38.7 42.9 43.7 10.4 47.7
2006 starting cohort 51.3 52.6 45.1 45.6 54.0 21.8 68.2
2007 starting cohort 50.0 56.4 45.5 41.1 49.3 10.3 58.1
2008 starting cohort 49.5 53.3 48.6 44.2 42.5 44.0 11.1 9.7 50.0 51.4
                     
For-profit institutions                    
2000 starting cohort 59.3 63.7 45.6 58.2 63.1 55.9 55.0
2002 starting cohort 56.6 62.0 45.9 56.1 59.7 58.4 61.9
2003 starting cohort 58.0 63.7 45.7 56.9 62.0 59.5 36.7
2004 starting cohort 58.1 65.4 44.6 55.4 64.3 59.6 69.4
2005 starting cohort 57.7 64.8 43.1 57.5 65.7 56.3 56.3
2006 starting cohort 56.8 62.3 43.0 58.3 69.4 57.2 61.6
2007 starting cohort 58.3 65.3 44.6 59.3 66.3 56.9 66.7
2008 starting cohort 58.9 64.1 47.4 62.9 67.7 67.9 65.7 54.6 58.0 54.7
                     
Females                    
All 2-year institutions                    
2000 starting cohort 32.1 33.0 28.1 31.8 36.3 30.0 28.3
2002 starting cohort 30.9 32.0 26.1 33.4 33.9 28.2 30.4
2003 starting cohort 30.7 31.2 26.3 32.7 33.9 28.4 31.5
2004 starting cohort 29.6 30.5 25.2 29.0 32.6 28.8 35.3
2005 starting cohort 29.3 29.9 25.2 28.6 34.6 25.9 34.8
2006 starting cohort 31.6 31.2 27.1 34.5 37.5 25.8 32.4
2007 starting cohort 32.7 31.6 28.4 37.9 37.4 26.8 34.4
2008 starting cohort 34.1 32.1 29.9 39.2 38.0 39.3 23.1 26.7 35.6 36.7
                     
Public institutions                    
2000 starting cohort 24.8 27.1 18.8 17.9 28.4 19.9 26.2
2002 starting cohort 22.8 25.8 13.2 17.8 25.9 20.2 29.2
2003 starting cohort 22.2 25.1 12.8 17.3 27.1 19.0 30.0
2004 starting cohort 21.0 24.0 11.5 16.0 26.1 17.9 32.8
2005 starting cohort 21.2 23.8 12.1 16.4 28.2 17.8 32.2
2006 starting cohort 21.0 23.9 11.8 16.3 27.3 17.5 27.3
2007 starting cohort 20.8 23.7 11.8 16.8 27.5 16.5 28.7
2008 starting cohort 20.7 23.5 11.7 16.5 28.3 29.6 15.3 15.7 17.4 33.0
                     
Nonprofit institutions                    
2000 starting cohort 50.7 50.0 43.1 58.3 60.1 60.2 43.8
2002 starting cohort 47.3 51.4 39.2 48.9 44.3 19.3 55.0
2003 starting cohort 48.5 55.0 38.8 37.5 51.4 18.7 75.4
2004 starting cohort 45.4 51.1 36.3 35.1 34.3 21.0 57.4
2005 starting cohort 51.3 54.9 44.9 49.6 40.1 18.0 55.2
2006 starting cohort 54.0 56.7 47.7 48.5 48.8 23.2 70.4
2007 starting cohort 51.8 55.8 41.6 49.5 52.2 18.9 69.9
2008 starting cohort 52.4 58.7 42.6 46.7 50.9 51.4 28.6 19.8 55.6 66.2
                     
For-profit institutions                    
2000 starting cohort 58.9 62.6 48.6 61.8 65.3 63.8 55.7
2002 starting cohort 57.4 60.3 50.8 61.7 63.3 58.0 56.7
2003 starting cohort 56.8 60.4 49.4 61.9 52.1 59.0 36.4
2004 starting cohort 58.3 63.4 49.9 61.9 66.2 58.7 72.3
2005 starting cohort 57.7 61.6 49.4 63.3 65.8 55.7 58.6
2006 starting cohort 59.6 63.4 49.3 65.2 73.4 57.9 65.1
2007 starting cohort 61.3 64.8 50.8 67.3 69.8 60.2 67.1
2008 starting cohort 63.1 64.2 54.5 70.6 71.0 71.3 65.4 61.8 56.5 67.7
—Not available.
NOTE: Degree-granting institutions grant associate's or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Completion rates refer to students receiving associate's degrees or certificates from their initial institutions of attendance only. Totals include data for persons whose race/ethnicity was not reported. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2001 and Spring 2002 through Spring 2012, Graduation Rates component. (This table was prepared November 2012.)
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