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Table 1. Number and percentage distribution of Title IV institutions, by control of institution, level of institution, and region: United States and other jurisdictions, academic year 2009-10
  Number of institutions
  Percent of institutions
Level of institution and region Total Public Private not-for- profit Private for- profit   Total Public Private not-for- profit Private for- profit

                   
Total institutions 6,896 2,015 1,865 3,016   100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
                   
Total U.S. institutions 6,742 1,989 1,809 2,944   97.8 98.7 97.0 97.6
                   
Level of institution                  
  4-year 2,853 690 1,592 571   41.4 34.2 85.4 18.9
   U.S. 2,790 673 1,553 564   40.5 33.4 83.3 18.7
   Other jurisdictions 63 17 39 7   0.9 0.8 2.1 0.2
  2-year 2,259 1,103 182 974   32.8 54.7 9.8 32.3
   U.S. 2,233 1,094 176 963   32.4 54.3 9.4 31.9
   Other jurisdictions 26 9 6 11   0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4
  Less-than-2-year 1,784 222 91 1,471   25.9 11.0 4.9 48.8
   U.S. 1,719 222 80 1,417   24.9 11.0 4.3 47.0
   Other jurisdictions 65 0 11 54   0.9 0.0 0.6 1.8
                   
Region                  
  New England 409 93 170 146   5.9 4.6 9.1 4.8
  Mid East 1,103 272 427 404   16.0 13.5 22.9 13.4
  Great Lakes 1,052 278 308 466   15.3 13.8 16.5 15.5
  Plains 624 195 199 230   9.0 9.7 10.7 7.6
  Southeast 1,658 576 364 718   24.0 28.6 19.5 23.8
  Southwest 700 239 89 372   10.2 11.9 4.8 12.3
  Rocky Mountains 253 81 28 144   3.7 4.0 1.5 4.8
  Far West 938 250 224 464   13.6 12.4 12.0 15.4
  U.S. service academies 5 5 0 0   0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0
  Other jurisdictions 154 26 56 72   2.2 1.3 3.0 2.4
                    

NOTE: Data are not imputed. The item response rates for all cells in this table are 100 percent. The New England region includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The Mid East region includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The Great Lakes region includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The Plains region includes Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. The Southeast region includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. The Southwest region includes Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. The Rocky Mountains region includes Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming. The Far West region includes Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. The other jurisdictions include American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, the Marshall Islands, the Northern Marianas, Palau, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Islands, the Northern Marianas, Palau, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2009, Institutional Characteristics component.

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