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Table 2.  Percentage of 2-year and 4-year degree-granting postsecondary institutions with dual enrollment programs, by method or location of delivery and institutional characteristics: Academic year 2010–11

Institutional characteristic Dual enrollment courses
Taught through distance education Taught at the college campus Taught at the high school campus Taught at some other location(s)1
All institutions 48 83 64 9
Institutional control and level        
Public 2-year 68 83 83 14
Public 4-year 42 80 54 8
Private nonprofit 4-year 18 83 47
Private for-profit 4-year 69 91 15! #
Size of institution        
Less than 3,000 39 83 57 6
3,000 to 9,999 54 82 69 10
10,000 or more 53 83 69 10
# Rounds to zero. ! Interpret data with caution; the coefficient of variation is greater than or equal to 30 percent.
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation for this estimate is 50 percent or greater or the sample size is less than 3.
1 Examples of other locations reported include satellite campuses and community centers.
NOTE: Percentages are based on the 46 percent of institutions with dual enrollment programs during the 12-month 2010–11 academic year. Percentages do not sum to 100 because courses could have been offered by institutions at multiple locations. Data for private nonprofit 2-year and private for-profit 2-year institutions are included in the totals and in analyses by size of institution but are not shown separately.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Postsecondary Education Quick Information System (PEQIS), "Dual Enrollment Programs and Courses for High School Students, 2010–11," 2011.