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Special Analysis 2008

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

Table SA-24. Percentage distribution of the spring 1992 12th-grade cohort who enrolled immediately after high school in a postsecondary institution, by control and type of institution and educational plans and expectations: 1992
  In 2-year institution1
  In 4-year institution
Plans and expectations Public Private
for-profit
  Public Private not-
for-profit
Private
for-profit

     Total 30.6 1.4   42.6 22.3 0.4
Post-high school educational plans            
  Plan to get postsecondary education 28.7 1.1   44.4 23.4 0.4!
  Don’t plan to continue 52.7 6.3!   17.0 7.3! 0.9!
  Don’t know or unspecified plans 57.2 4.2!   24.2 10.4! #
Highest educational attainment expected when in 12th-grade (1992)            
  Don’t know 41.4 2.0!   26.9 14.8
  High school diploma or less 64.5 9.7!   20.0! #
  Attend or complete 2-year college/school 55.4 12.7   10.4 2.1! 2.6!
  Attend or complete 4-year college 37.0 1.0   41.7 18 0.4!
  Obtain graduate degree 18.9 0.4!   49.3 30.5 0.2!
Highest educational attainment expected 2 years later (1994)            
  Don’t know 43.3 7.2!   22.7 11.0! #
  Attend or complete 2-year college/school 69.1 6.5   9.2 4.8
  Attend or complete 4-year college 42.4 1.5   39.0 13.8 0.4!
  Obtain graduate degree 17.2 0.4!   50.6 30.4 0.3!

# 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: Spring 1992 12th-graders who attended postsecondary institutions for which there is no IPEDS information are excluded. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.

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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