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Postsecondary/College Level Tables

This section provides tables on occupational education at the postsecondary level, including data from public, nonprofit, and for-profit postsecondary education institutions that participate in Title IV, the federal student financial aid program. Federal legislation (2006 Perkins Act, P.L. 109-270) defines career/technical education as education leading to a postsecondary credential below the bachelor's degree level; however, some tables in this section include both sub-baccalaureate and baccalaureate education. Tables that use the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) differ from other NCES IPEDS tables because these tables exclude institutions that offer only graduate or first-professional credentials, institutions for which the highest level of the institution is unspecified, and administrative units. See the glossary for more detail on the postsecondary populations included and definitions of variables. See the postsecondary taxonomy for more information on how occupational education is defined.

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  • Student Enrollments
    • Institutions in which students enroll
      • Table P124 Types of institutions in which occupational and academic students enroll
      • Table P125 Types of institutions (selected) in which occupational and academic students enroll
      • Table P126 Types of institutions (selected) in which students enroll, by occupational field of study
    • Students' area and level of study
      • Table P127 Curriculum area (occupational and academic) in which students enroll, by credential goal
      • Table P128 Credential level of subbaccalaureate students in each occupational field of study
      • Table P129 Occupational field of study for subbaccalaureate students
      • Table P139 Occupational field of study for subbaccalaureate occupational students
    • Students' background characteristics
      • Table P130 Sex and age of subbaccalaureate occupational and academic students
      • Table P131 Sex and age of subbaccalaureate students in each occupational field of study
      • Table P132 Race/ethnicity of subbaccalaureate occupational and academic students
      • Table P133 Race/ethnicity of subbaccalaureate students in each occupational field of study
      • Table P134 Family income of subbaccalaureate occupational and academic students
      • Table P136 Family income of subbaccalaureate students in each occupational field of study
      • Table P135 Parents' education level of subbaccalaureate occupational and academic students
      • Table P137 Parents' education level of subbaccalaureate students in each occupational field of study
  • Student Persistence, Attainment, and Labor Market Outcomes
  • Institutional Offerings
    • Institutional offerings
      • Table P143 Number of institutions with occupational offerings at each credential level, by type of institution (by control and level)
      • Table P144 Institutions offering subbaccalaureate occupational programs in each subject area, by level of institution
      • Table P145 Institutions offering subbaccalaureate occupational programs in each subject area, by control of institution
      • Table P146 Institutions offering subbaccalaureate occupational programs in each subject area, by level of program
      • Table P147 Institutions offering subbaccalaureate occupational programs in each subject area, by type of institution
      • Table P148 Institutions offering occupational associate's degrees in each subject area, by type of institution
      • Table P149 Institutions offering occupational associate's degrees in each subject area, by control of institution and by level of institution
      • Table P150 Institutions offering occupational certificates in each subject area, by type of institution
      • Table P151 Institutions offering occupational certificates in each subject area, by control of institution and by level of institution
  • Credentials Awarded
    • Credentials awarded: 2013
      • Table P152 Number of credentials at each level, overall and in occupational education, by type of institution (by control and level)
      • Table P153 Subbaccalaureate occupational credentials awarded in each subject area, by credential level
      • Table P154 Percent of subbaccalaureate occupational credentials at each credential level that are awarded in each broad subject area
      • Table P155 Subbaccalaureate occupational credentials awarded in each subject area, by type of institution
      • Table P156 Subbaccalaureate occupational credentials awarded in each subject area, by control of institution and by level of institution
      • Table P157 Occupational certificates awarded in each subject area, by type of institution
      • Table P158 Occupational associate's degrees awarded in each subject area, by type of institution
      • Table P159 Percent of occupational certificates and associate's degrees awarded in each broad subject area, by type of institution
    • Trends in credentials awarded: 2000–2012
      • Table P160 Number of credentials awarded at each credential level, by institution type (by control and level)
      • Table P161 Subbaccalaureate occupational credentials awarded at each credential level, by institution type
      • Table P162 Credentials awarded at each credential level, by control of institution and by level of institution
      • Table P163 Subbaccalaureate occupational credentials awarded at each credential level, by control of institution and by level of institution
      • Table P164 Percent of credentials at each credential level that are awarded by each type of institution
      • Table P165 Percent of subbaccalaureate occupational credentials at each credential level that are awarded by each type of institution
      • Table P166 Number and percent of subbaccalaureate credentials awarded in each broad subject area
      • Table P167 Number and percent of certificates awarded in each broad subject area
      • Table P168 Number and percent of less-than-1-year certificates awarded in each broad subject area
      • Table P169 Number and percent of 1-year-or-more certificates awarded in each broad subject area
      • Table P170 Number and percent of associate's degrees awarded in each broad subject area
      • Table P171 Number and percent of bachelor's degrees awarded in each broad subject area
  • State-level Institutions and Credentials
    • Institutional offerings: 2013
      • Table S119 Number of institutions, by type of institution (by control and level)
      • Table S120 Institutions offering subbaccalaureate occupational programs, by type of institution
      • Table S121 Institutions offering subbaccalaureate occupational education programs, by control of institution and by level of institution
      • Table S122 Institutions offering subbaccalaureate occupational programs at each credential level
      • Table S123 Institutions offering subbaccalaureate occupational programs in each broad subject area
    • Credentials awarded: 2013
      • Table S124 Number of credentials awarded at each credential level
      • Table S125 Number of credentials awarded by each type of institution (by control and level)
      • Table S126 Number of subbaccalaureate occupational credentials awarded by each type of institution
      • Table S127 Percent of credentials awarded at each credential level
      • Table S128 Number of subbaccalaureate occupational credentials awarded in each broad subject area
      • Table S129 Number of occupational certificates awarded in each broad subject area
      • Table S130 Number of occupational associate's degrees awarded in each broad subject area