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Table P49. Percentage distribution of credential-seeking undergraduates, by work intensity while enrolled, work orientation, attendance status, credential goal, and curriculum area: 2007–08
Credential goal and curriculum area   Number of students   Work intensity while enrolled   Work orientation   Attendance status
Total       Did
not
work
  Worked Total       Did
not
work
  Student
who
worked
  Employee enrolled in school Total Full-time/
full-year
  Full-time/
part-year
  Part-time/
full-year
  Part-time/
part-year
Worked, total   Worked part-time   Worked full-time
                                                       
All credential-seeking
undergraduates
  19,440,000   100.0 25.5   74.5   43.2   31.3   100.0 25.5   51.5   23.0   100.0 40.9   14.5   21.8   22.8
                                                       
Subbaccalaureate credential   9,822,000   100.0 20.5   79.5   39.9   39.6   100.0 20.5   48.8   30.6   100.0 21.9   16.5   29.0   32.5
                                                       
Career education   6,383,000   100.0 21.3   78.7   38.1   40.6   100.0 21.3   47.5   31.2   100.0 22.8   18.5   27.9   30.8
Academic education   2,361,000   100.0 18.8   81.2   44.8   36.3   100.0 18.8   53.5   27.7   100.0 22.2   13.0   30.6   34.2
Undeclared   1,079,000   100.0 19.7   80.3   39.3   41.0   100.0 19.7   46.8   33.5   100.0 16.0   12.3   32.4   39.2
                                                       
Certificate   1,437,000   100.0 29.3   70.7   35.9   34.8   100.0 29.3   41.7   29.0   100.0 19.1   33.0   18.2   29.7
                                                       
Career education   1,253,000   100.0 29.6   70.4   37.0   33.4   100.0 29.6   43.0   27.4   100.0 20.6   34.2   17.4   27.8
Academic education   64,000   100.0 23.9   76.1   34.6   41.5   100.0 23.9   38.2   37.9   100.0 12.5   25.4   25.2   36.9
Undeclared   120,000   100.0 29.1   70.9   25.0   45.9   100.0 29.1   29.7   41.1   100.0 6.6   24.5   23.0   46.0
                                                       
Associate's degree   8,385,000   100.0 19.0   81.0   40.5   40.4   100.0 19.0   50.1   30.9   100.0 22.4   13.7   30.9   33.0
                                                       
Career education   5,130,000   100.0 19.3   80.7   38.4   42.3   100.0 19.3   48.6   32.1   100.0 23.3   14.7   30.5   31.5
Academic education   2,297,000   100.0 18.7   81.3   45.1   36.2   100.0 18.7   53.9   27.4   100.0 22.5   12.7   30.7   34.1
Undeclared   959,000   100.0 18.6   81.4   41.1   40.4   100.0 18.6   48.9   32.6   100.0 17.2   10.8   33.6   38.4
                                                       
Bachelor's degree   9,617,000   100.0 30.5   69.5   46.7   22.8   100.0 30.5   54.2   15.3   100.0 60.3   12.4   14.5   12.9
                                                       
Career education   5,700,000   100.0 28.1   71.9   45.4   26.6   100.0 28.1   53.7   18.2   100.0 58.6   12.3   15.4   13.7
Academic education   3,335,000   100.0 32.9   67.1   50.2   17.0   100.0 32.9   56.8   10.3   100.0 63.6   12.3   13.2   10.9
Undeclared   582,000   100.0 40.3   59.7   39.7   19.9   100.0 40.3   45.1   14.6   100.0 57.6   13.7   12.9   15.7
NOTE: Work does not include work-study or assistantships. Data include the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2007–08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:08).
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