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Title:  Changes in Postsecondary Awards Below the Bachelor's Degree: 1997 to 2007
Description: This Statistics In Brief describes changes in the number and types of postsecondary awards below the bachelorís degree (certificates and associate's degrees) conferred over the decade between 1997 and 2007. The study reports on changes overall and within fields of study; it also analyzes changes in the types of institutions that confer subbaccalaureate awards and differences in awards by gender and race/ethnicity.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: November 2009
Web Release: December 2, 2009
Print Release: December 14, 2009
Publication #: NCES 2010167
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Laura Horn and Xiaojie Li
Type of Product: Statistics in Brief
Survey/Program Areas: Career/Technical Education Statistics (CTES)
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistics in Brief, please contact:
Aurora M. D'Amico.
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