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Table 186. Enrollment, staff, and degrees conferred in postsecondary institutions participating in Title IV programs, by type and control of institution, sex of student, type of staff, and type of degree: Fall 2005, fall 2006, and 200607
Selected characteristic All Title IV participating institutions1  Degree-granting institutions2  Non-degree-granting institutions3 
Total Public Private Total Public Private
Total Not-for-profit For-profit Total Not-for-profit For-profit
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Enrollment, fall 2006                      
Total 18,205,474 17,758,870 13,180,133 4,578,737 3,512,866 1,065,871 446,604 101,531 345,073 30,589 314,484
4-year institutions 11,240,834 11,240,330 6,955,013 4,285,317 3,473,710 811,607 504 35 469 469 0
Males 4,870,221 4,870,076 3,078,769 1,791,307 1,476,005 315,302 145 13 132 132 0
Females 6,370,613 6,370,254 3,876,244 2,494,010 1,997,705 496,305 359 22 337 337 0
                       
2-year institutions 6,650,734 6,518,540 6,225,120 293,420 39,156 254,264 132,194 51,065 81,129 16,351 64,778
Males 2,766,327 2,704,739 2,600,635 104,104 13,876 90,228 61,588 26,598 34,990 4,188 30,802
Females 3,884,407 3,813,801 3,624,485 189,316 25,280 164,036 70,606 24,467 46,139 12,163 33,976
                       
Less-than-2-year institutions 313,906 313,906 50,431 263,475 13,769 249,706
Males 79,253 79,253 18,691 60,562 4,905 55,657
Females 234,653 234,653 31,740 202,913 8,864 194,049
Staff, fall 2005                      
Total 3,428,811 3,379,087 2,267,687 1,111,400 971,425 139,975 49,724 23,594 26,130 3,618 22,512
Professional staff 2,496,068 2,459,885 1,640,704 819,181 700,202 118,979 36,183 15,841 20,342 2,590 17,752
Administrative 201,571 196,324 101,011 95,313 85,125 10,188 5,247 1,292 3,955 388 3,567
Faculty 1,314,506 1,290,426 841,188 449,238 361,523 87,715 24,080 11,114 12,966 1,768 11,198
Faculty assistants 317,146 317,141 257,952 59,189 59,061 128 5 2 3 0 3
Other professionals 662,845 655,994 440,553 215,441 194,493 20,948 6,851 3,433 3,418 434 2,984
Nonprofessional staff 932,743 919,202 626,983 292,219 271,223 20,996 13,541 7,753 5,788 1,028 4,760
Student/staff ratio 5.2 5.2 5.7 4.0 3.6 7.2 8.7 4.0 13.0 8.1 13.8
Degrees conferred, 2006–07                      
Less-than-1-year awards and 1- to
4-year awards
729,037 437,946 331,216 106,730 19,550 87,180 291,091 58,424 232,667 14,645 218,022
4-year institutions 52,796 52,669 21,090 31,579 16,204 15,375 127 0 127 127 0
Males 18,565 18,534 9,459 9,075 5,894 3,181 31 0 31 31 0
Females 34,231 34,135 11,631 22,504 10,310 12,194 96 0 96 96 0
                       
2-year institutions 451,438 385,277 310,126 75,151 3,346 71,805 66,161 26,776 39,385 4,914 34,471
Males 193,664 165,342 142,048 23,294 1,604 21,690 28,322 12,856 15,466 1,339 14,127
Females 257,774 219,935 168,078 51,857 1,742 50,115 37,839 13,920 23,919 3,575 20,344
                       
Less-than-2-year institutions 224,803 224,803 31,648 193,155 9,604 183,551
Males 57,360 57,360 12,615 44,745 3,662 41,083
Females 167,443 167,443 19,033 148,410 5,942 142,468
                       
Associate's degrees 728,118 728,114 566,535 161,579 43,829 117,750 4 4 0 0 0
4-year institutions 164,251 164,251 68,370 95,881 37,503 58,378 0 0 0 0 0
Males 63,860 63,860 26,575 37,285 13,753 23,532 0 0 0 0 0
Females 100,391 100,391 41,795 58,596 23,750 34,846 0 0 0 0 0
                       
2-year institutions 563,864 563,863 498,165 65,698 6,326 59,372 1 1 0 0 0
Males 211,327 211,327 184,451 26,876 1,869 25,007 0 0 0 0 0
Females 352,537 352,536 313,714 38,822 4,457 34,365 1 1 0 0 0
                       
Less-than-2-year institutions 3 3 3 0 0 0
Males 0 0 0 0 0 0
Females 3 3 3 0 0 0
                       
Bachelor's degrees 1,524,092 1,524,092 975,513 548,579 477,805 70,774 0 0 0 0 0
Males 649,570 649,570 420,594 228,976 195,996 32,980 0 0 0 0 0
Females 874,522 874,522 554,919 319,603 281,809 37,794 0 0 0 0 0
                       
Master's degrees 604,607 604,607 291,971 312,636 261,700 50,936 0 0 0 0 0
Males 238,189 238,189 114,983 123,206 105,315 17,891 0 0 0 0 0
Females 366,418 366,418 176,988 189,430 156,385 33,045 0 0 0 0 0
                       
First-professional degrees 90,064 90,064 36,855 53,209 52,746 463 0 0 0 0 0
Males 45,057 45,057 17,471 27,586 27,344 242 0 0 0 0 0
Females 45,007 45,007 19,384 25,623 25,402 221 0 0 0 0 0
                       
Doctor's degrees 60,616 60,616 36,230 24,386 22,483 1,903 0 0 0 0 0
Males 30,251 30,251 18,985 11,266 10,616 650 0 0 0 0 0
Females 30,365 30,365 17,245 13,120 11,867 1,253 0 0 0 0 0
†Not applicable.
1 Includes degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions.
2 Data are for degree-granting institutions, which grant associate†s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs.
3 Data are for institutions that did not offer accredited 4-year or 2-year degree programs, but were participating in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Includes some schools with nonaccredited degree programs.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, fall 2005, fall 2006, and 2006–07 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Winter 2005–06, Spring 2007, and Fall 2007. (This table was prepared July 2008.)
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