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The Condition of Education 2014

Postsecondary Education

Characteristics of Postsecondary Students

Some 10.6 million undergraduate students attended 4-year institutions in 2012, while 7.2 million attended 2-year institutions. At 4-year institutions in 2012, some 77 percent of undergraduate students attended full time, compared with 41 percent at 2-year institutions.

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Percentage of undergraduate enrollment in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by institutional level and attendance status of student: 2012

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).