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Table 187. 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 2007 and 2007-08
Selected characteristic All Title IV participating insti-tutions1 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 2007
     Total
18,671,084 18,248,128 13,490,780 4,757,348 3,571,150 1,186,198 422,956 105,069 317,887 24,057 293,830
4-year institutions 11,630,585 11,630,198 7,166,661 4,463,537 3,537,664 925,873 387 36 351 351 0
Males 5,045,432 5,045,343 3,190,280 1,855,063 1,504,100 350,963 89 14 75 75 0
Females 6,585,153 6,584,855 3,976,381 2,608,474 2,033,564 574,910 298 22 276 276 0
                     
2-year institutions 6,740,618 6,617,930 6,324,119 293,811 33,486 260,325 122,688 50,435 72,253 11,357 60,896
Males 2,827,352 2,770,571 2,667,019 103,552 11,694 91,858 56,781 26,616 30,165 2,944 27,221
Females 3,913,266 3,847,359 3,657,100 190,259 21,792 168,467 65,907 23,819 42,088 8,413 33,675
                     
Less-than-2-year institutions 299,881 299,881 54,598 245,283 12,349 232,934
Males 79,546 79,546 21,946 57,600 3,894 53,706
Females 220,335 220,335 32,652 187,683 8,455 179,228
                     
Staff, fall 2007
     Total
3,630,956 3,561,428 2,362,483 1,198,945 1,023,397 175,548 69,528 21,517 48,011 10,160 37,851
Professional staff 2,683,214 2,629,401 1,728,266 901,135 748,928 152,207 53,813 16,261 37,552 6,275 31,277
Administrative 225,778 217,518 108,727 108,791 94,878 13,913 8,260 1,209 7,051 874 6,177
Faculty 1,407,467 1,371,390 877,146 494,244 385,875 108,369 36,077 13,413 22,664 2,636 20,028
Faculty assistants 328,979 328,979 266,429 62,550 62,440 110 0 0 0 0 0
Other professionals 720,990 711,514 475,964 235,550 205,735 29,815 9,476 1,639 7,837 2,765 5,072
Nonprofessional staff 947,742 932,027 634,217 297,810 274,469 23,341 15,715 5,256 10,459 3,885 6,574
Student/staff ratio 5.1 5.1 5.7 4.0 3.5 6.8 6.1 4.9 6.6 2.4 7.8
                     
Degrees conferred, 2007-08                      
Less-than-2-year awards
   and 2- to 4-year awards
749,883 450,715 336,312 114,403 20,602 93,801 299,168 62,769 236,399 13,482 222,917
4-year institutions 56,359 56,282 24,222 32,060 16,156 15,904 77 0 77 77 0
Males 21,183 21,170 11,289 9,881 6,163 3,718 13 0 13 13 0
Females 35,176 35,112 12,933 22,179 9,993 12,186 64 0 64 64 0
                     
2-year institutions 471,948 394,433 312,090 82,343 4,446 77,897 77,515 33,301 44,214 4,660 39,554
Males 203,535 170,665 146,244 24,421 2,007 22,414 32,870 15,354 17,516 1,174 16,342
Females 268,413 223,768 165,846 57,922 2,439 55,483 44,645 17,947 26,698 3,486 23,212
                     
Less-than-2-year institutions 221,576 221,576 29,468 192,108 8,745 183,363
Males 58,548 58,548 11,420 47,128 3,502 43,626
Females 163,028 163,028 18,048 144,980 5,243 139,737
                     
Associate's degrees 750,283 750,164 578,520 171,644 44,788 126,856 119 0 119 0 119
4-year institutions 178,215 178,215 71,514 106,701 38,251 68,450 0 0 0 0 0
Males 68,633 68,633 27,763 40,870 14,374 26,496 0 0 0 0 0
Females 109,582 109,582 43,751 65,831 23,877 41,954 0 0 0 0 0
                     
2-year institutions 571,949 571,949 507,006 64,943 6,537 58,406 0 0 0 0 0
Males 213,888 213,888 187,300 26,588 1,936 24,652 0 0 0 0 0
Females 358,061 358,061 319,706 38,355 4,601 33,754 0 0 0 0 0
                     
Less-than-2-year institutions 119 119 0 119 0 119
Males 21 21 0 21 0 21
Females 98 98 0 98 0 98
                     
Bachelor's degrees 1,563,075 1,563,069 996,435 566,634 490,685 75,949 6 0 6 6 0
Males 667,930 667,928 431,998 235,930 201,352 34,578 2 0 2 2 0
Females 895,145 895,141 564,437 330,704 289,333 41,371 4 0 4 4 0
                     
Master's degrees 625,023 625,023 299,923 325,100 270,246 54,854 0 0 0 0 0
Males 246,491 246,491 118,626 127,865 108,179 19,686 0 0 0 0 0
Females 378,532 378,532 181,297 197,235 162,067 35,168 0 0 0 0 0
                     
First-professional degrees 91,309 91,309 37,278 54,031 53,225 806 0 0 0 0 0
Males 45,916 45,916 17,912 28,004 27,604 400 0 0 0 0 0
Females 45,393 45,393 19,366 26,027 25,621 406 0 0 0 0 0
                     
Doctor's degrees 63,712 63,712 38,315 25,397 23,037 2,360 0 0 0 0 0
Males 31,215 31,215 19,634 11,581 10,774 807 0 0 0 0 0
Females 32,497 32,497 18,681 13,816 12,263 1,553 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, 2007 and 2007-08 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Winter 2007-08, Spring 2008, and Fall 2008. (This table was prepared July 2009.)
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