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Table P77. Number of subbaccalaureate career education credentials awarded by less-than-4-year Title IV postsecondary institutions, by control and level of institution and credential level: United States, 1997 to 2006
Control and level of institution and credential level 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
                     
Total, all subbaccalaureate career education credentials 792,054 754,155 726,841 764,717 739,171 788,720 900,565 954,895 978,767 981,056
                     
Public 2-year 463,439 423,805 410,161 406,546 429,688 440,476 526,157 549,624 573,682 573,150
Public less-than-2-year 58,243 65,809 66,002 72,592 47,011 51,429 43,058 41,775 29,772 30,377
Private not-for-profit 2-year 23,583 22,370 20,307 20,726 17,947 18,602 22,001 20,753 19,660 18,694
Private not-for-profit less-than-2-year 7,139 6,577 4,203 4,351 6,633 10,271 11,587 10,442 11,342 10,819
Private for-profit 2-year 98,112 101,446 100,709 114,801 106,242 109,717 126,806 144,255 153,385 162,923
Private for-profit less-than-2-year 141,538 134,148 125,459 145,701 131,650 158,225 170,956 188,046 190,926 185,093
                     
Credential level awarded                    
                     
Certificates 481,161 459,597 441,113 478,115 448,977 500,330 580,253 619,316 637,557 632,866
                     
Public 2-year 216,879 194,683 187,129 190,173 211,215 222,346 283,797 293,997 311,073 306,698
Public less-than-2-year 58,223 65,636 65,782 72,363 46,899 51,356 42,949 41,773 29,740 30,357
Private not-for-profit 2-year 5,420 4,627 5,597 5,857 5,227 5,444 7,745 7,231 7,033 6,998
Private not-for-profit less-than-2-year 7,139 6,577 3,972 4,227 6,633 9,979 11,583 10,442 11,342 10,819
Private for-profit 2-year 52,054 54,055 53,491 59,909 47,971 53,463 63,297 77,900 87,469 93,082
Private for-profit less-than-2-year 141,446 134,019 125,142 145,586 131,032 157,742 170,882 187,973 190,900 184,912
                     
Associate's degrees 310,893 294,558 285,728 286,602 290,194 288,390 320,312 335,579 341,210 348,190
                     
Public 2-year 246,560 229,122 223,032 216,373 218,473 218,130 242,360 255,627 262,609 266,452
Public less-than-2-year 20 173 220 229 112 73 109 2 32 20
Private not-for-profit 2-year 18,163 17,743 14,710 14,869 12,720 13,158 14,256 13,522 12,627 11,696
Private not-for-profit less-than-2-year 0 0 231 124 0 292 4 0 0 0
Private for-profit 2-year 46,058 47,391 47,218 54,892 58,271 56,254 63,509 66,355 65,916 69,841
Private for-profit less-than-2-year 92 129 317 115 618 483 74 73 26 181
NOTE: This table shows, for example, that 463,439 subbaccalaureate career education credentials were awarded by public 2-year institutions in 1997. There are no standard errors for this table because it is based on population counts.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Completions and Institutional Characteristics (IC) data files, various years (e.g., report year 2006 uses IC 2006–07 and Completions 2005–06).

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