Table 13.  Percentage of 2-year and 4-year degree-granting postsecondary institutions with a comprehensive dual enrollment program in which high school students took all or most of their courses, by institutional characteristics: Academic year 2010–11

Institutional characteristic Percent based on all institutions1 Percent based on institutions with dual enrollment programs2
All institutions 12 25
Institutional control and level    
Public 2-year 35 36
Public 4-year 19 25
Private nonprofit 4-year 2 5
Private for-profit 4-year 2! 40!
Size of institution    
Less than 3,000 6 21
3,000 to 9,999 21 27
10,000 or more 24 30
! Interpret data with caution; the coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
1 Percentages are based on all Title IV degree-granting institutions in the United States.
2 Percentages are based on the 46 percent of institutions with dual enrollment programs during the 12-month 2010–11 academic year.
NOTE: The following explanation of comprehensive dual enrollment programs was included in the survey: "Students are generally enrolled in these comprehensive programs for one or more years. Examples include early college and middle college high schools, as well as other dual enrollment programs in which high school students took all or most of their courses." 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.