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Table 311.50. Percentage of degree-granting postsecondary institutions with first-year undergraduates offering remedial services, by control and level of institution: 1989-90 through 2017-18
Year Public and private Public Private
Total Nonprofit For-profit
Total 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year Total 4-year 2-year
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
1989-90 76.6 69.6 87.2 92.4 82.9 98.2 64.1 64.5 63.0 65.0 64.2 71.8 59.5 71.7 57.0
1990-91 77.7 70.6 88.4 93.0 83.5 98.9 65.6 65.6 65.5 65.6 64.9 71.3 65.6 81.3 62.0
1991-92 78.6 71.4 89.2 93.9 84.5 99.6 66.3 66.4 65.8 66.2 65.8 69.9 66.6 79.2 63.2
1992-93 78.5 71.5 88.8 93.5 84.5 98.8 66.4 66.5 65.8 66.7 66.2 71.5 64.6 73.7 62.0
1993-94 79.0 72.2 89.5 93.5 84.6 98.7 67.4 67.5 67.0 67.7 67.0 73.5 65.6 76.3 62.1
                               
1994-95 79.8 73.6 89.1 93.7 85.3 98.6 68.6 69.2 66.6 69.3 68.7 74.0 65.2 76.0 60.8
1995-96 79.5 73.0 89.4 93.7 85.4 98.6 68.0 68.4 66.3 68.9 68.3 73.3 63.5 69.2 60.5
1996-97 80.0 73.1 91.0 94.0 85.1 99.2 68.6 68.6 68.4 69.2 68.3 77.3 65.2 72.7 60.8
1997-98 76.7 72.5 82.2 93.8 85.2 98.7 64.2 67.8 55.1 69.0 68.3 75.4 51.7 63.9 47.5
1998-99 76.1 72.0 81.5 93.6 84.2 99.0 63.6 67.7 52.8 68.6 68.3 71.6 51.1 63.4 46.2
1999-2000 76.1 71.6 82.2 93.5 83.6 99.2 63.9 67.4 54.4 69.2 68.5 76.7 51.5 60.1 47.7
                               
2000-01 75.1 71.4 80.4 93.1 81.7 99.7 62.8 67.9 48.8 67.6 67.0 73.6 52.7 72.9 41.8
2001-02 73.3 69.0 79.5 92.3 79.9 99.4 60.2 65.3 45.0 66.1 65.5 72.6 48.0 64.5 37.3
2002-03 72.5 67.6 79.5 91.7 78.4 99.4 59.0 63.9 44.8 65.4 64.7 74.0 45.6 59.6 37.2
2003-04 72.1 67.1 79.7 91.3 77.3 99.5 59.0 63.7 44.8 65.0 64.0 77.1 47.4 62.0 37.3
2004-05 72.6 67.4 80.3 90.6 75.6 99.6 60.4 64.7 47.4 63.1 62.5 71.4 55.4 73.7 42.2
                               
2005-06 72.2 66.9 80.2 90.2 75.2 99.3 60.4 64.2 48.8 62.2 61.3 74.3 57.2 75.0 43.4
2006-07 72.8 67.5 80.9 90.4 75.6 99.5 61.4 64.9 50.6 62.2 61.3 74.8 60.1 77.0 45.8
2007-08 72.4 67.2 80.9 89.7 74.1 99.5 61.6 64.9 51.0 61.4 60.6 73.9 61.8 78.4 47.2
2008-09 72.6 67.9 80.2 89.9 74.5 99.6 62.1 65.8 50.5 61.4 60.8 70.7 63.1 80.4 47.2
2009-10 72.7 68.3 79.7 89.8 75.3 99.6 62.5 66.1 52.1 61.2 60.6 72.9 64.3 81.2 49.4
                               
2010-11 72.0 69.1 76.7 89.6 75.5 99.4 62.1 67.2 47.3 61.2 60.6 71.3 63.2 82.7 44.1
2011-12 70.4 67.1 75.9 89.6 75.7 99.5 60.0 64.6 46.3 60.2 60.3 59.0 59.8 73.8 44.4
2012-13 70.7 67.8 75.8 89.3 75.5 99.5 60.9 65.5 46.9 60.3 60.5 56.7 61.6 75.4 45.4
2013-14 70.0 66.4 76.4 89.0 74.8 99.5 60.0 64.0 47.7 59.9 59.9 60.2 60.1 72.4 46.0
2014-15 70.5 67.4 76.5 88.7 74.8 99.3 60.7 65.1 46.3 59.7 59.6 62.5 62.0 77.1 43.9
                               
2015-16 70.1 67.0 76.0 88.1 74.2 99.0 60.3 64.8 44.7 59.3 59.7 52.3 61.6 76.4 43.2
2016-17 69.0 65.1 76.2 88.2 75.2 99.0 57.6 61.5 44.7 59.1 59.3 55.4 55.2 68.3 42.7
2017-18 68.5 64.3 76.4 87.6 74.4 98.9 56.9 60.7 44.0 58.5 58.6 57.6 54.2 67.6 41.4
Change in percent-
   age points
                             
1997-98 to
2007-08
-4.2 -5.3 -1.4 -4.2 -11.1 0.8 -2.7 -2.9 -4.0 -7.6 -7.6 -1.5 10.1 14.5 -0.3
2007-08 to
2017-18
-4.0 -2.9 -4.5 -2.1 0.3 -0.7 -4.7 -4.3 -7.0 -2.9 -2.1 -16.3 -7.6 -10.7 -5.8
NOTE: Remedial services are instructional activities designed for students deficient in the general competencies necessary for a regular postsecondary curriculum and educational setting. Data through 1995-96 are for institutions of higher education, while later data are for degree-granting institutions. Degree-granting institutions grant associate’s or higher degrees and participate in Title IV federal financial aid programs. Excludes institutions not enrolling any first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Institutional Characteristics Survey" (IPEDS-IC:89-99); Fall 2000 through Fall 2013, Institutional Characteristics component; and Winter 2014-15 through 2017-18, Admissions component. (This table was prepared December 2018.)

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