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Special Analysis 2008

Section 2. Student Characteristics

Table S-Figure 11. Standard errors for figure 11: Percentage of community college students reporting various reasons for enrolling in a community college: Academic year 2003–04
Reason for enrollment Percent

Transfer to a 4-year institution 0.7
Transfer to another college 0.3
Complete an associate’s degree 0.5
Complete certificate 0.4
Obtaining job skills 0.6
Personal interest 0.5

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2003–04 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:04)

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