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Table SP43. Standard errors for the percentage distribution of credential-seeking undergraduates in career education, by control and level of institution, credential goal, and career field of study: 2007–08
Credential goal and career field of study Number of students   All insti-
tutions
  Public institutions     Private not-for-profit institutions     Private
for-profit institutions
    More than one institution  
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 in
career education
81,400     1.47   0.80   0.76   0.02     0.29   0.29   0.07     0.24     1.83  
                                                   
Subbaccalaureate credential 70,100     1.23   0.30   1.43   0.03     0.21   0.18   0.14     0.52     1.48  
                                                   
Agriculture and natural resources 5,600     3.66   2.19   4.10   0.30     0.74     0.74     0.84     3.40  
Business and marketing 34,600     2.54   0.33   2.64   0.14     0.56   0.45   0.25     1.36     1.66  
Communications and design 6,000     3.57   1.90   4.49   0.19     0.29     0.29     1.08     3.34  
Computer and information sciences 11,600     1.69   0.51   1.77   0.24     0.31   0.25   0.16     1.92     1.48  
Consumer services 29,900     3.68   0.67   3.30   0.37     1.07   1.07   0.03     4.45     1.45  
Education 20,700     1.70   0.87   2.13   0.06     0.72   0.71   0.13     0.43     1.45  
Engineering and architecture 24,100     2.20   0.98   2.24   0.26     0.55   0.21   0.49     2.59     1.81  
Health sciences 67,700     1.66   0.33   1.64   0.18     0.31   0.20   0.31     1.30     1.61  
Manufacturing, construction, repair, and transportation 31,000     4.29   1.14   4.26   0.77     1.35   0.20   1.31     4.54     0.82  
Protective services 19,000     3.07   0.49   2.96   0.50     0.30   0.30   0.03     1.92     1.62  
Public, legal, and social services 14,300     4.13   0.82   4.04   0.12     0.87   0.49   0.70     3.68     1.74  
                                                   
Certificate in career education 63,800     2.18   0.26   2.41   0.42     0.71   0.29   0.65     1.98     1.50  
                                                   
Agriculture and natural resources 1,700     6.29   5.58   8.48   3.08     1.43     1.43     2.07     6.11  
Business and marketing 9,200     3.67   2.19   5.31   2.55     0.69   0.45   0.57     3.16     2.97  
Communications and design                            
Computer and information sciences 5,300     6.99   0.82   6.46   2.29     0.85   0.79   0.31     6.73     1.45  
Consumer services 28,700     2.95   0.23   2.59   1.01     0.31   0.30       3.67     1.41  
Education 5,000     7.64   2.04   7.37   0.91     7.55   7.60   0.49     2.44     2.47  
Engineering and architecture 12,600     10.77   1.72   9.49   2.78     2.48     2.48     11.31     1.26  
Health sciences 38,400     2.68   0.27   2.51   0.72     1.06   0.24   1.02     2.74     1.71  
Manufacturing, construction, repair, and transportation 25,500     8.52   0.86   7.70   2.15     1.74   0.15   1.73     8.78     0.60  
Protective services 10,400     6.07   2.79   7.26   3.57     0.56   0.56       3.29     3.87  
Public, legal, and social services 2,700     8.69   3.06   9.55   1.72     3.24   3.24       7.64     2.56  
                                                   
Associate's degree in career education 87,300     1.54   0.33   1.75       0.19   0.20   0.08     0.51     1.46  
                                                   
Agriculture and natural resources 5,800     3.83   2.41   4.07       0.85     0.85     0.90     3.57  
Business and marketing 33,400     2.67   0.36   2.67       0.59   0.48   0.25     1.48     1.64  
Communications and design 5,900     3.44   1.95   4.37       0.30     0.30     1.13     3.22  
Computer and information sciences 11,300     1.96   0.54   2.05       0.33   0.26   0.17     2.13     1.56  
Consumer services 18,200     4.72   1.09   4.84       2.04   2.04   0.05     4.86     1.59  
Education 19,100     1.52   0.95   2.04       0.28   0.25   0.12     0.41     1.46  
Engineering and architecture 20,000     1.50   0.99   1.87       0.41   0.25   0.32     1.49     1.93  
Health sciences 55,200     1.68   0.44   1.75       0.37   0.25   0.37     0.99     1.60  
Manufacturing, construction, repair, and transportation 15,300     1.91   1.73   2.96       1.55   0.35   1.49     0.47     1.02  
Protective services 13,900     2.80   0.57   2.77       0.34   0.34   0.04     1.99     1.38  
Public, legal, and social services 13,200     4.27   0.87   4.17       0.87   0.43   0.76     3.81     1.80  
                                                   
Bachelor's degree in career education 51,400     1.84   1.89   0.16       0.60   0.60       0.37     2.24  
                                                   
Agriculture and natural resources 6,800     4.36   4.20   0.96       2.65   2.65           3.67  
Business and marketing 33,000     2.14   2.24   0.27       0.94   0.94       0.67     2.19  
Communications and design 11,600     1.73   1.77   0.23       1.57   1.57       0.86     2.06  
Computer and information sciences 15,400     2.99   3.04   0.67       1.61   1.61       2.00     2.53  
Consumer services 10,700     2.99   2.99   0.27       2.49   2.49       1.04     2.40  
Education 25,000     2.09   2.15   0.32       1.22   1.22       0.55     2.25  
Engineering and architecture 19,700     2.46   2.46   0.17       1.31   1.31       0.44     2.28  
Health sciences 22,700     2.95   2.76   0.57       1.12   1.12       1.04     2.73  
Manufacturing, construction, repair, and transportation 5,000     7.61   6.06   4.19       9.08   9.08       0.08     2.59  
Protective services 10,600     2.20   2.30   0.49       1.71   1.71       2.28     2.05  
Public, legal, and social services 11,500     3.42   3.43   0.73       4.74   4.74       1.40     2.10  
† 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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