Compared to subbaccalaureate academic students and bachelor's degree students, subbaccalaureate occupational students are more often first-generation college students
|Figure 8. Percentage distribution of the highest level of education attained by the parents of credential–seeking undergraduates, by undergraduates' credential goal and curriculum area: 2011–12|
NOTE: Estimates include undergraduate credential-seeking students who were enrolled in Title IV eligible
postsecondary institutions in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Estimates exclude the 3.6 percent of
credential–seeking undergraduates who did not know their parents' highest level of education.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2011–12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:12). Estimates and standard errors available at https://nces.ed.gov/ surveys/ctes/tables/p135.asp.