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Table P103. Percentage distribution of certificates and degrees awarded by Title IV postsecondary institutions, by award level and control and level of institution: United States, selected years 2000 through 2010

Award level and control and level of institution 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010
             
Total percentage distribution,
all certificates and degrees
100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
             
Public 4-year 36.5 36.1 35.1 35.3 35.7 34.5
Public 2-year 26.7 28.0 28.5 28.3 27.8 27.3
Public less-than-2-year 2.8 1.9 1.5 1.0 1.0 1.1
Private nonprofit 4-year 18.9 18.9 18.0 17.7 17.8 16.1
Private nonprofit 2-year 1.3 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.5 0.5
Private nonprofit less-than-2-year 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.5
Private for-profit 4-year 2.0 2.4 3.3 4.4 5.2 6.7
Private for-profit 2-year 5.1 4.6 5.3 5.6 5.7 7.2
Private for-profit less-than-2-year 6.5 6.5 6.9 6.4 6.0 6.1
             
Award level            
             
Less-than-one-year certificates 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
             
Public 4-year 1.9 2.0 1.6 2.1 3.9 4.7
Public 2-year 37.4 47.0 50.6 50.2 51.6 47.9
Public less-than-2-year 13.6 8.2 5.6 4.2 3.3 3.5
Private nonprofit 4-year 0.6 0.9 0.9 0.9 2.4 0.9
Private nonprofit 2-year 2.7 1.6 2.1 2.0 0.6 0.5
Private nonprofit less-than-2-year 1.0 2.4 1.4 1.7 1.2 1.9
Private for-profit 4-year 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.9 1.8 2.3
Private for-profit 2-year 9.5 7.2 8.7 10.3 10.0 17.9
Private for-profit less-than-2-year 32.6 29.9 28.0 26.6 25.2 20.4
             
Certificates of one year or more 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
             
Public 4-year 1.8 1.7 1.7 2.0 2.1 2.4
Public 2-year 41.5 42.0 39.2 40.4 39.7 36.8
Public less-than-2-year 10.4 8.1 6.7 4.3 4.6 4.4
Private nonprofit 4-year 2.3 2.2 2.1 1.9 1.9 1.4
Private nonprofit 2-year 2.3 2.3 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.6
Private nonprofit less-than-2-year 1.2 1.9 1.8 1.5 1.1 1.4
Private for-profit 4-year 1.1 1.3 1.6 2.3 2.5 3.5
Private for-profit 2-year 16.1 15.3 17.8 19.8 22.2 23.7
Private for-profit less-than-2-year 23.3 24.8 27.1 25.6 23.6 24.4
             
Associate's degree 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
             
Public 4-year 6.5 6.7 7.4 8.3 9.5 12.0
Public 2-year 72.8 72.6 71.5 69.9 67.6 63.3
Public less-than-2-year 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Private nonprofit 4-year 5.5 5.7 5.2 5.2 5.1 4.8
Private nonprofit 2-year 2.8 1.9 1.7 1.3 0.9 0.7
Private nonprofit less-than-2-year 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Private for-profit 4-year 3.9 4.7 6.0 7.3 9.1 12.6
Private for-profit 2-year 8.5 8.4 8.3 8.1 7.8 6.6
Private for-profit less-than-2-year 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
             
Bachelor's degree 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
             
Public 4-year 65.6 65.1 64.7 64.3 63.8 63.6
Public 2-year 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Public less-than-2-year 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Private nonprofit 4-year 32.8 32.8 32.3 31.5 31.4 30.5
Private nonprofit 2-year 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Private nonprofit less-than-2-year 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Private for-profit 4-year 1.6 2.0 3.0 4.2 4.9 5.9
Private for-profit 2-year 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Private for-profit less-than-2-year 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
NOTE: The variables used in this table from the IPEDS Institutional Characteristics file are FIPS, PSET4FLG, SECTOR. This table includes only Title IV, postsecondary institutions (PSET4FLG EQ 1 [EQ 1 or 3, after 2008] and 1 GE SECTOR LE 9) that are located in the United States (FIPS LT 57). Title IV institutions are those with a written agreement with the Secretary of Education that allows the institutions to participate in any of the Title IV federal student financial assistance programs. The variables used in this table from the IPEDS Completions file are CIPCODE, AWLEVEL, MAJORNUM (EQ 1) and CTOTALT (or CRACE15 and CRACE16 for 2000, and CRACE24 for 2002). Data for a given year combine that year's Institutional Characteristics survey data (e.g., 2000-2001) with completions reported for the prior year (e.g., 1999-2000). "Certificates of one year or more" includes all certificates that are at least one year, but less than four years, in length.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Institutional Characteristics (IC) and Completions Component, Selected years 2000 through 2010.
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