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Table SP45. Standard errors for the percentage distribution of credential-seeking undergraduates, by sex, race/ethnicity, age, credential goal, and curriculum area: 2007–08
Credential goal and curriculum area Number of students   Sex   Race/ethnicity     Age
  Total Male   Female     Total White   Black   Asian/ Pacific Islander   Other   Hispanic     Total Younger than 25   25–34   35 or older   Average age (in years)
                                                         
All credential-seeking
undergraduates
58,700   0.61   0.61     0.54   0.30   0.18   0.14   0.41     0.31   0.20   0.21   0.06
                                                         
Subbaccalaureate credential 68,500   0.72   0.72     0.85   0.50   0.31   0.21   0.66     0.45   0.32   0.32   0.09
                                                         
Career education 70,100   0.86   0.86     0.89   0.62   0.31   0.24   0.57     0.56   0.43   0.44   0.11
Academic education 48,000   0.95   0.95     1.20   0.64   0.41   0.32   1.01     0.79   0.57   0.58   0.16
Undeclared 53,000   1.13   1.13     1.59   0.90   0.88   0.48   1.45     1.49   1.02   1.02   0.29
                                                         
Certificate 70,000   2.14   2.14     1.84   1.53   0.47   0.30   0.86     1.12   0.87   1.00   0.25
                                                         
Career education 63,800   2.18   2.18     1.97   1.61   0.47   0.32   0.90     1.22   0.89   1.10   0.27
Academic education 7,500   3.65   3.65     5.70   5.19   3.16   1.34   2.78     4.53   4.06   4.91   1.01
Undeclared 11,800   4.47   4.47     4.20   2.91   1.74   1.13   3.91     3.07   3.29   3.11   0.78
                                                         
Associate’s degree 99,500   0.63   0.63     0.85   0.48   0.35   0.22   0.76     0.45   0.32   0.34   0.09
                                                         
Career education 87,300   0.76   0.76     0.90   0.61   0.38   0.25   0.70     0.59   0.47   0.53   0.13
Academic education 46,900   0.94   0.94     1.15   0.61   0.41   0.32   1.03     0.82   0.59   0.61   0.16
Undeclared 53,700   1.14   1.14     1.62   0.90   0.91   0.52   1.48     1.55   1.03   1.06   0.30
                                                         
Bachelor’s degree 47,800   0.61   0.61     0.44   0.26   0.20   0.12   0.31     0.52   0.33   0.32   0.10
                                                         
Career education 51,400   0.75   0.75     0.55   0.35   0.22   0.14   0.38     0.70   0.44   0.44   0.13
Academic education 39,200   0.67   0.67     0.53   0.33   0.31   0.25   0.38     0.39   0.30   0.23   0.07
Undeclared 22,100   1.41   1.41     1.68   0.88   0.92   0.49   0.97     1.51   0.97   1.09   0.30
† 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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