|In 2-year institution1
||In 4-year institution
|Plans and expectations||Public||Private
|Post-high school educational plans|
|Plan to get postsecondary education||29.1||1.4||45.5||20.8||1.5|
|Vocational, technical, or trade school||45.1||20.8||7.2||2.8||7.9|
|2-year community college||84.8||1.7||6.5||2.1||2.2|
|4-year college or university||16.2||0.4||55.8||25.8||1.1|
|Don’t plan to continue||76.9||‡||#||‡||#|
|Don’t know or unspecified plans||65.4||2.4!||19.5||3.0||‡|
|Highest educational attainment expected in 2004 (when in 12th-grade)|
|High school diploma or less||63.8||‡||14.2||#||#|
|Attend or complete 2-year college||69.7||9.2||6.4||3.2||4.0|
|Attend or complete 4-year college||32.3||0.9||46.1||17.5||1.8|
|Obtain graduate degree||16.9||0.2!||53.9||27.7||0.8|
|Highest educational attainment expected 2 years later (2006)|
|Attend or complete 2-year college||63.1||7.5||15.2||4.0||4.4|
|Attend or complete 4-year college||34.1||1.2||45.4||15.9||1.6|
|Obtain graduate degree||18.4||0.2!||52.3||27.7||0.8|
|# Rounds to zero.
|! Interpret data with caution (estimates are unstable).
|‡ Reporting standards not met (sample size too small or standard error greater than estimate).
|1 Private not-for-profit 2-year institutions are not shown separately.
|NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
|SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), “Second Follow-up, 2006.”