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Table P51. Average selected costs and financial aid amounts for credential-seeking undergraduates in career education, by credential goal and career field of study: 2007–08
Credential goal and career field of study   Number of career education students   Tuition and fees   Student budget1   Net price2   Unmet need3   Total student aid amount awarded to recipients   Loan amount awarded to recipients   Grant amount awarded to recipients   Work-study amount awarded to recipients
                                     
All credential-seeking undergraduates in career
  education
  12,083,000   $6,000   $14,400   $12,000   $6,400   $8,500   $7,200   $4,500   $2,500
                                     
Subbaccalaureate credential   6,383,000   2,700   9,300   8,900   5,500   5,300   6,100   2,500   3,000
                                     
Agriculture and natural resources   58,000   1,900   9,300   8,200   3,300   5,100   4,800   2,600  
Business and marketing4   1,392,000   2,700   9,800   8,600   5,100   5,300   6,100   2,500   2,900
Communications and design   78,000   1,900   8,200   7,400   3,300   4,100   4,500   2,200  
Computer and information sciences   377,000   3,700   10,300   9,100   5,600   6,300   6,800   2,600   3,300
Consumer services   407,000   7,400   14,600   13,100   9,500   7,400   7,300   2,800   3,700
Education   454,000   1,600   8,100   6,900   3,600   3,900   4,400   2,500   2,800
Engineering and architecture   467,000   3,000   9,600   8,500   4,500   5,600   6,800   2,500   3,900
Health sciences   2,192,000   3,800   10,800   9,200   6,200   6,300   6,400   2,600   2,700
Manufacturing, construction, repair, and transportation   376,000   2,700   9,000   7,900   4,300   5,700   6,800   2,500   3,500
Protective services   402,000   2,600   9,000   7,900   4,300   5,000   5,600   2,400   3,300
Public, legal, and social services   181,000   2,300   8,300   7,100   4,300   5,200   5,900   2,500  
                                     
Certificate in career education   1,253,000   5,300   11,900   10,900   7,800   6,900   6,900   2,500   3,000
                                     
Agriculture and natural resources   8,000   1,700   9,200   8,800   2,200   2,900     1,200  
Business and marketing4   81,000   2,600   8,700   7,700   4,700   3,500   4,900   2,000  
Communications and design                  
Computer and information sciences   41,000   3,500   9,400   8,200   5,800   5,600   7,100   2,300  
Consumer services   206,000   8,700   15,700   14,200   10,400   7,200   6,600   2,800  
Education   32,000   3,000 ! 9,400   8,200   5,400 ! 5,600   7,100   3,100  
Engineering and architecture   71,000   4,100   10,600   9,500   6,000   7,300   7,500   2,300  
Health sciences   565,000   6,600   13,700   12,000   9,300   7,700   7,000   2,700   2,100
Manufacturing, construction, repair, and transportation   173,000   3,800   10,100   8,900   5,300   6,600   7,800   2,600  
Protective services   59,000   1,500   7,500   6,800   3,400   4,100   6,500   2,200  
Public, legal, and social services   14,000   2,800   8,200   7,000   4,200   5,500   6,300   2,800  
                                     
Associate's degree in career education   5,130,000   2,300   8,800   8,400   4,900   5,000   5,800   2,500   3,000
                                     
Agriculture and natural resources   50,000   1,900   9,300   8,100   3,500   5,300   4,700   2,800  
Business and marketing4   1,310,000   2,800   9,900   8,700   5,100   5,400   6,100   2,600   3,000
Communications and design   73,000   1,900   8,200   7,400   3,300   4,000   4,400   2,200  
Computer and information sciences   336,000   3,700   10,500   9,300   5,600   6,400   6,800   2,600   3,300
Consumer services   201,000   6,100   13,500   11,900   8,700   7,700   8,600   2,800   3,400
Education   422,000   1,500   8,000   6,800   3,400   3,800   4,200   2,500   2,800
Engineering and architecture   396,000   2,700   9,400   8,300   4,200   5,300   6,600   2,500   3,900
Health sciences   1,627,000   2,800   9,700   8,300   5,100   5,700   6,100   2,600   2,800
Manufacturing, construction, repair, and transportation   203,000   1,800   8,000   7,000   3,400   4,800   5,300   2,400   3,400
Protective services   344,000   2,700   9,200   8,100   4,500   5,100   5,600   2,500   3,300
Public, legal, and social services   167,000   2,300   8,300   7,100   4,300   5,200   5,900   2,500  
                                     
Bachelor's degree in career education   5,700,000   9,600   20,000   15,500   7,400   11,400   7,700   7,000   2,200
                                     
Agriculture and natural resources   114,000   7,700   18,000   14,000   5,900   10,400   6,700   6,400   2,300
Business and marketing4   1,958,000   9,200   19,800   16,200   7,800   10,800   8,000   6,200   2,400
Communications and design   381,000   10,400   20,900   16,800   7,000   11,800   7,900   7,200   2,300
Computer and information sciences   317,000   8,500   18,900   15,500   8,400   10,100   7,400   5,500   2,400
Consumer services   251,000   8,500   18,900   15,100   7,100   10,800   7,400   6,500   2,200
Education   743,000   8,300   18,300   14,300   6,400   10,600   7,300   6,200   2,000
Engineering and architecture   656,000   10,500   21,100   16,600   6,800   11,500   7,900   7,400   2,500
Health sciences   778,000   8,300   18,400   14,400   7,300   11,200   8,200   6,300   2,100
Manufacturing, construction, repair, and transportation   47,000   5,800   14,100   11,800   4,900   9,000   7,800   4,700   2,800
Protective services   267,000   7,500   17,900   14,500   8,500   10,500   7,600   5,500   2,100
Public, legal, and social services   188,000   8,500   19,000   14,600   7,600   11,400   7,900   6,500   2,200
! Interpret data with caution. Standard error is more than one-third the estimate.
‡ Reporting standards not met; too few cases to report.
1 Student budget includes tuition and fees, room and board, and books and supplies.
2 Net price is equal to student budget minus all grants.
3 Unmet need is equal to net price minus expected family contribution. Negative values were recoded to zero.
4 Business and marketing includes business management, business support, and marketing.
NOTE: 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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