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Table 12.  Percentage of 2-year and 4-year degree-granting postsecondary institutions with dual enrollment programs reporting the types of certificates or degrees awarded to any high school students in the dual enrollment programs, by institutional characteristics: Academic year 2010–11

Institutional characteristic Certificate1 Associate's degree Bachelor's degree
All institutions 15 17 #
Institutional control and level      
Public 2-year 31 29
Public 4-year 4 9 1!
Private nonprofit 4-year 3! #
Private for-profit 4-year # # #
Size of institution      
Less than 3,000 10 10 #
3,000 to 9,999 20 22 1!
10,000 or more 15 19
# 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 Certificate refers to a postsecondary certificate or diploma that normally requires 1 to 2 years of study to complete, such as pharmacy technician or automotive technology.
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.
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.