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Special Analysis 2008

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

Table S-SA-23. Standard errors for the percentage distribution of the spring 1992 12th-grade cohort, by immediate and delayed postsecondary enrollment status, control and type of institution, and educational plans and expectations: 1992 and 1994
    Immediate enrollment in a postsecondary institution
       
      2-year institution
  4-year institution
  Delayed enrollment
Plans and expectations No post-
secondary
education
through
1994
Total All Public   All Public Private   Total In 2-year
institution
in 1994
In 4-year
institution
in 1994

     Total 0.70 0.78 0.61 0.61   0.82 0.62 0.60   0.54 0.41 0.40
Post-high school educational plans
  Plan to get postsecondary education 0.59 0.78 0.75 0.75   0.95 0.81 0.75   0.64 0.47 0.51
  Don’t plan to continue 1.55 1.16 0.91 0.77   0.63 0.44 0.44   1.29 0.97 0.51
  Don’t know or unspecified plans 2.75 2.13 1.68 1.64   1.52 1.17 1.01   2.47 2.31 0.96
Highest educational attainment expected when in 12th-grade (1992)
  Don’t know 2.80 2.87 2.23 1.78   1.81 1.43 1.19   2.30 1.99 0.97
  High school diploma or less 1.80 1.04 0.95 0.92   0.40 0.39   1.59 1.47 0.22
  Attend or complete 2-year college 1.67 1.37 1.13 1.04   0.66 0.56 0.37   1.43 1.10 0.43
  Attend or complete 4-year college 0.80 1.06 0.91 0.92   1.06 0.91 0.70   0.86 0.65 0.64
  Obtain graduate degree 0.83 1.25 1.11 1.10   1.38 1.16 1.28   1.01 0.62 0.81
Highest educational attainment expected 2 years later (1994)
  Don’t know 4.20 3.88 2.90 2.80   2.45 2.08 1.39   3.01 2.13 1.48
  Attend or complete 2-year college 1.48 1.24 1.14 1.10   0.50 0.36 0.36   1.29 0.98 0.87
  Attend or complete 4-year college 0.98 1.18 1.17 1.17   1.00 0.82 0.58   0.92 0.73 0.62
  Obtain graduate degree 0.49 0.95 0.84 0.80   1.17 1.14 1.15   0.88 0.64 0.71

† 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.”