Table 7.  Percentage of 2-year and 4-year degree-granting postsecondary institutions with dual enrollment programs, by eligible grade levels for high school student participation and institutional characteristics: Academic year 2010–11

Institutional characteristic Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12 Other grade(s)1
All institutions 25 40 91 97 2
Institutional control and level          
Public 2-year 35 53 97 97 4
Public 4-year 25 43 94 98  
Private nonprofit 4-year 10 20 85 98 #
Private for-profit 4-year 61 97 #
Size of institution          
Less than 3,000 21 32 88 97 1!
3,000 to 9,999 27 42 92 97 1!
10,000 or more 31 50 96 97 4
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution; the coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation for this estimate is 50 percent or greater or the sample size is less than 3.
1 Other grades reported by institutions were grades below grade 9. NOTE: Percentages are based on the 46 percent of institutions with dual enrollment programs during the 12-month 2010–11 academic year. Data for private nonprofit 2-year and private for-profit 2-year institutions are included in the totals and in analyses by size of institution but are not shown separately.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Postsecondary Education Quick Information System (PEQIS), "Dual Enrollment Programs and Courses for High School Students, 2010–11," 2011.