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Table SP41. Standard errors for the percentage distribution of credential-seeking undergraduates, by control and level of institution, credential goal and curriculum area: 2007–08
Credential goal and curriculum area Number of students All insti-
tutions
  Public institutions   Private not-for-profit institutions   Private for-profit insti-
tutions
  More than one insti-
tution
All public   4-year   2-year   Less- than-
2-year
  All private not-for-profit   4-year   Less- than-
4-year
                                         
All credential-seeking
undergraduates
58,700   1.66   0.86   0.80   0.01   0.25   0.25   0.05   0.16   2.03
                                         
Subbaccalaureate credential 68,500   1.52   0.31   1.73   0.03   0.16   0.13   0.09   0.39   1.79
                                         
Career education 70,100   1.23   0.30   1.43   0.03   0.21   0.18   0.14   0.52   1.48
Certificate 63,800   2.18   0.26   2.41   0.42   0.71   0.29   0.65   1.98   1.50
Associate's degree 87,300   1.54   0.33   1.75     0.19   0.20   0.08   0.51   1.46
Academic education 48,000   2.07   0.39   2.33   0.02   0.24   0.14   0.19   0.32   2.13
Undeclared 53,000   2.51   0.82   2.66   0.28   0.22   0.20   0.07   1.01   3.00
                                         
Bachelor’s degree 47,800   1.86   1.93   0.17     0.50   0.50     0.24   2.29
                                         
Career education 51,400   1.84   1.89   0.16     0.60   0.60     0.37   2.24
Academic education 39,200   2.14   2.17   0.17     0.68   0.68     0.24   2.30
Undeclared 22,100   2.08   2.35   1.31     2.26   2.26     0.54   2.87
† Not applicable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2007–08 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:08).
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