Table 2-1
Postsecondary 2- and 4-year Title IV degree-granting institutions offering distance education courses and enrollments in college-level credit-granting distance education courses, by level of education and institution type: 2006-07
 
    Institutions offering college-level
credit-granting distance education courses (%)
   Enrollments in college-level credit-granting
distance education courses
Institution type Institutions (n) Either
level
Undergraduatea Graduate/
first
professionala
  Either
level
Undergraduate Graduate/
first
professional
All institutions 4,200 65 66 60   12,153,000 9,803,000 2,349,900
Public 2-year 1,000 97 97 na   4,844,000 4,840,000 3,700
Private for-profit 2-year 500 16 16 na   72,000 72,000 na
Public 4-year 600 88 87 82   3,502,000 2,611,000 890,900
Private not-for-profit 4-year 1,500 53 51 46   1,854,000 1,124,000 730,400
Private for-profit 4-year 300 70 70 S   1,869,000 1,144,000 724,800
 

na = not applicable, 2-year institutions do not offer graduate degrees, although they sometimes offer individual graduate courses; S = suppressed, reporting standards not met

aBased on number of institutions that had undergraduate or graduate/first professional programs in 2006–07.

NOTES: Total includes private not-for-profit 2-year institutions not reported separately. Institutions may offer both undergraduate and graduate/first professional courses. Figures rounded to nearest 100. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. Standard errors for data available in source publication.

SOURCE: National Center for Education Statistics, Distance Education at Degree-Granting Postsecondary Institutions: 2006-07, NCES 2009-044 (2009).

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