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Table 9.  Percentage distribution of 2-year and 4-year degree-granting postsecondary institutions with dual enrollment programs indicating whether the programs' academic eligibility requirements were the same as admissions standards for regular college students, and the percentage distribution indicating whether the course curriculum was specially designed for high school students, by institutional characteristics: Academic year 2010–11

Institutional characteristic Academic eligibility requirements were: Course curriculum was:
The same as the institution's admission standards for regular college students Different than the institution's admission standards for regular college students Specially designed for high school students The same as for regular college students It varied1
All institutions 46 54 4 85 10
Institutional control and level          
Public 2-year 61 39 2 88 10
Public 4-year 39 61 4 86 10
Private nonprofit 4-year 30 70 9 82 10
Private for-profit 4-year 69 50! 46!
Size of institution          
Less than 3,000 42 58 5! 86 9
3,000 to 9,999 49 51 4 83 13
10,000 or more 49 51 4 88 8
! 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 "It varied" could mean that the curriculum varied within a single program, or that the curriculum varied across multiple programs within an institution. The term "it varied" was not defined for respondents.
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.