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Table 6. Percentage of CTE graduates who enroll in postsecondary education, by field of concentration in high school (2012)Percentage of CTE graduates who enroll in postsecondary education, by field of concentration in high school (2012)

    Postsecondary institution level  
Characteristics   Enrolled in same postsecondary field of study1    Enrolled in different postsecondary field of study  
Total   27.7   72.3  
           
Area of CTE concentration while in high school     !    
Agriculture and natural resources   8.6   91.4  
Business   31.1   68.9  
Communications and design   23.1 ! 76.9  
Computer and information sciences   29.0 ! 71.0  
Consumer and culinary services   24.4 ! 75.6  
Engineering technologies   27.1   72.9  
Health Sciences   62.8   37.2  
Repair and transportation   56.7   43.3  
All other concentrations   6.2 ! 93.8  
! Interpret data with caution. Estimate is unstable because the standard error represents more than 30 percent of the estimate.
1 The postsecondary field of study was the major or field of study the sample member indicated for a completed degree or certificate.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), Third Follow-up Restricted-use File.


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