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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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