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Table 6.  Percentage distribution of 2-year and 4-year degree-granting postsecondary institutions with dual enrollment programs reporting on the timing of college credit awarded to high school students in the programs, by institutional characteristics: Academic year 2010–11

Institutional characteristic Immediately upon course completion Upon enrolling at the institution after high school graduation Other1
All institution 95 4 1
Institutional control and level      
Public 2-year 94 5 1
Public 4-year 96 3! 1
Private nonprofit 4-year 98 #
Private for-profit 4-year 97 #
Size of institution      
Less than 3,000 93 7 #
3,000 to 9,999 96 3 1!
10,000 or more 97 2 1
# 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 An example of other award times reported was that it varied based upon the dual enrollment program.
NOTE: Percentages are based on the 46 percent of institutions with dual enrollment programs during the 12–month 2010–11 academic year. 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. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding or suppressed data.
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.