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Table 301.10. Enrollment, staff, and degrees/certificates conferred in degree-granting and non-degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by control and level of institution, sex of student, type of staff, and level of degree: Fall 2010, fall 2011, and 2011-12
Level of institution, sex of student, type of staff, and level of degree Total1 Degree-granting institutions Non-degree-granting institutions
Total Public Private Total Public Private
Total Nonprofit For-profit Total Nonprofit For-profit
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Enrollment, fall 2010                      
Total 21,588,124 21,016,126 15,142,809 5,873,317 3,854,920 2,018,397 571,998 137,464 434,534 26,986 407,548
4-year institutions 13,335,777 13,335,251 7,924,771 5,410,480 3,822,260 1,588,220 526 42 484 423 61
Males 5,779,795 5,779,685 3,568,544 2,211,141 1,626,564 584,577 110 15 95 79 16
Females 7,555,982 7,555,566 4,356,227 3,199,339 2,195,696 1,003,643 416 27 389 344 45
                       
2-year institutions 7,847,996 7,680,875 7,218,038 462,837 32,660 430,177 167,121 66,575 100,546 11,400 89,146
Males 3,346,603 3,265,126 3,110,993 154,133 12,504 141,629 81,477 35,616 45,861 3,130 42,731
Females 4,501,393 4,415,749 4,107,045 308,704 20,156 288,548 85,644 30,959 54,685 8,270 46,415
                       
Less-than-2-year institutions 404,351 404,351 70,847 333,504 15,163 318,341
Males 113,722 113,722 29,720 84,002 5,610 78,392
Females 290,629 290,629 41,127 249,502 9,553 239,949
                       
Staff, fall 2011                      
Total 3,920,836 3,840,980 2,484,820 1,356,160 1,118,046 238,114 79,856 24,000 55,856 5,080 50,776
Professional staff 2,986,568 2,923,961 1,865,269 1,058,692 843,740 214,952 62,607 17,977 44,630 3,791 40,839
Administrative 248,982 238,718 112,473 126,245 104,010 22,235 10,264 1,430 8,834 753 8,081
Faculty 1,565,504 1,523,615 953,230 570,385 432,733 137,652 41,889 14,716 27,173 2,309 24,864
Graduate assistants 355,916 355,916 285,905 70,011 69,376 635 0 0 0 0 0
Other professionals 816,166 805,712 513,661 292,051 237,621 54,430 10,454 1,831 8,623 729 7,894
Nonprofessional staff 934,268 917,019 619,551 297,468 274,306 23,162 17,249 6,023 11,226 1,289 9,937
                       
Degrees/certificates conferred,
   2011-12
                     
Total 4,720,590 4,370,993 2,780,118 1,590,875 1,004,473 586,402 349,597 66,276 283,321 14,161 269,160
Less-than-1-year and 1- to less-
   than-4-year certificates
987,715 638,174 458,131 180,043 18,711 161,332 349,541 66,255 283,286 14,161 269,125
4-year institutions 84,749 84,681 46,148 38,533 9,905 28,628 68 0 68 68 0
Males 33,574 33,562 21,800 11,762 4,249 7,513 12 0 12 12 0
Females 51,175 51,119 24,348 26,771 5,656 21,115 56 0 56 56 0
                       
2-year institutions 638,990 553,493 411,983 141,510 8,806 132,704 85,497 32,020 53,477 4,747 48,730
Males 269,466 232,591 192,959 39,632 2,421 37,211 36,875 14,805 22,070 1,425 20,645
Females 369,524 320,902 219,024 101,878 6,385 95,493 48,622 17,215 31,407 3,322 28,085
                       
Less-than-2-year institutions 263,976 263,976 34,235 229,741 9,346 220,395
Males 70,444 70,444 13,184 57,260 3,834 53,426
Females 193,532 193,532 21,051 172,481 5,512 166,969
                       
Associate's degrees 1,017,538 1,017,482 756,063 261,419 54,346 207,073 56 21 35 0 35
4-year institutions 314,375 314,375 132,719 181,656 46,731 134,925 0 0 0 0 0
Males 118,927 118,927 52,866 66,061 16,925 49,136 0 0 0 0 0
Females 195,448 195,448 79,853 115,595 29,806 85,789 0 0 0 0 0
                       
2-year institutions 703,128 703,107 623,344 79,763 7,615 72,148 21 21 0 0 0
Males 273,035 273,018 242,900 30,118 2,848 27,270 17 17 0 0 0
Females 430,093 430,089 380,444 49,645 4,767 44,878 4 4 0 0 0
                       
Less-than-2-year institutions 35 35 0 35 0 35
Males 28 28 0 28 0 28
Females 7 7 0 7 0 7
                       
Bachelor's degrees 1,791,046 1,791,046 1,131,886 659,160 526,506 132,654 0 0 0 0 0
Males 765,317 765,317 496,913 268,404 215,769 52,635 0 0 0 0 0
Females 1,025,729 1,025,729 634,973 390,756 310,737 80,019 0 0 0 0 0
                       
Master's degrees 754,229 754,229 349,311 404,918 325,427 79,491 0 0 0 0 0
Males 302,191 302,191 142,656 159,535 131,757 27,778 0 0 0 0 0
Females 452,038 452,038 206,655 245,383 193,670 51,713 0 0 0 0 0
                       
Doctor's degrees 170,062 170,062 84,727 85,335 79,483 5,852 0 0 0 0 0
Males 82,611 82,611 41,638 40,973 38,715 2,258 0 0 0 0 0
Females 87,451 87,451 43,089 44,362 40,768 3,594 0 0 0 0 0
†Not applicable.
1 Includes both degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions.
NOTE: Data are for postsecondary institutions participating in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Degree-granting institutions grant degrees at the associate's or higher level, while non-degree-granting institutions grant only awards below that level. The non-degree-granting classification includes some institutions transitioning to higher level program offerings, though still classified at a lower level; therefore, a small number of associate's degrees are shown as awarded by non-degree-granting institutions.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Winter 2011-12, Human Resources component; Spring 2010, Enrollment component; and Fall 2012, Completions component. (This table was prepared July 2013.)
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