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Changes in postsecondary awards below the Bachelor's Degree: 1997 to 2007. Stats in Brief (NCES 2010-167)

Citation

Horn, L., & Li, X. (2009). Changes in postsecondary awards below the Bachelor's Degree: 1997 to 2007. Stats in Brief (NCES 2010-167). Washington, DC: National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES); U.S. Department of Education.

Abstract

This Statistics In Brief describes changes in the number and types of postsecondary awards below the bachelor’s degree (certificates and associate's degrees) conferred over the decade between 1997 and 2007. The study reports on changes overall and within fields of study; it also analyzes changes in the types of institutions that confer subbaccalaureate awards and differences in awards by gender and race/ethnicity.