The number of postsecondary institutions was higher in 2014 than in 2000, particularly among institutions that offer subbaccalaureate occupational education. Among institutions overall, and among institutions offering subbaccalaureate occupational education, growth was restricted to the for-profit sector.
|Figure 1. Number of postsecondary institutions overall and of institutions that offer subbaccalaureate occupational education, by institution control: 2000 and 2014|
NOTE: Counts for intervening years are not shown in figure. Counts for even-numbered
years from 2000 to 2014 are found at
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Institutional Characteristics (IC) and Completions components, 2000–01 and 2014–15. This figure was first published in the NCES Data Point Change in Number and Types of Postsecondary Institutions: 2000 to 2014.