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Special Analysis 2008

Part A. Students Who Enroll in Community Colleges Immediately After High School

Table S-3. Standard errors for table 3: Percentage distribution of 2004 and 1992 seniors who enrolled immediately after high school in a community college, by their educational plans and expectations as seniors and 2 years later
      Highest educational attainment expected when asked 2 years later
Plans and expectations Total All Don’t know Attend or
complete
2-year
college
Attend or
complete
4-year
college
Obtain
graduate
degree

2004 immediate community college enrollees            
Highest educational attainment expected when in 12th-grade (2004)          
  Don’t know 0.67 3.78 3.90 4.37 3.63
  High school diploma or less 0.30 8.16 10.33 10.39 6.23
  Attend or complete 2-year college 1.09 2.08 2.93 2.98 1.54
  Attend or complete 4-year college 1.34 0.94 1.24 1.93 1.80
  Obtain graduate degree 1.17 1.07 1.30 2.44 2.43
1992 immediate community college enrollees            
Highest educational attainment expected when in 12th-grade (1992)          
  Don’t know 0.59 5.11 6.36 5.58
  High school diploma or less 0.30 14.81 14.49 14.88
  Attend or complete 2-year college 0.83 0.99 4.20 3.92 2.27
  Attend or complete 4-year college 1.86 0.52 1.48 2.14 2.27
  Obtain graduate degree 1.84 2.66 4.69 3.98

† Not applicable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88/92), “Second Follow-up, 1992.”

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