|In 2-year institution1
||In 4-year institution
|Plans and expectations||Public||Private
|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)|
|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)|
|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.”