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Undergraduate Instructional Program Classification


Distribution of Institutions and enrollments by classification category

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Category Institutions Percent Total Enrollment Percent Average Enrollment
Assoc: Associates 1,714 37.0 % 7,722,809 37.3 % 4,506
Assoc-Dom: Associates Dominant 240 5.2 % 1,248,550 6.0 % 5,202
A&S-F/NGC: Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence 98 2.1 % 153,886 0.7 % 1,570
A&S-F/SGC: Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence 33 0.7 % 95,174 0.5 % 2,884
A&S-F/HGC: Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence 27 0.6 % 318,187 1.5 % 11,785
A&S+Prof/NGC: Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence 65 1.4 % 102,776 0.5 % 1,581
A&S+Prof/SGC: Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence 92 2.0 % 458,657 2.2 % 4,985
A&S+Prof/HGC: Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence 41 0.9 % 809,492 3.9 % 19,744
Bal/NGC: Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence 99 2.1 % 182,641 0.9 % 1,845
Bal/SGC: Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence 291 6.3 % 2,005,154 9.7 % 6,891
Bal/HGC: Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence 96 2.1 % 2,409,303 11.6 % 25,097
Prof+A&S/NGC: Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence 100 2.2 % 174,586 0.8 % 1,746
Prof+A&S/SGC: Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence 358 7.7 % 2,114,533 10.2 % 5,907
Prof+A&S/HGC: Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence 73 1.6 % 1,305,321 6.3 % 17,881
Prof-F/NGC: Professions focus, no graduate coexistence 92 2.0 % 111,710 0.5 % 1,214
Prof-F/SGC: Professions focus, some graduate coexistence 159 3.4 % 630,735 3.0 % 3,967
Prof-F/HGC: Professions focus, high graduate coexistence 25 0.5 % 127,363 0.6 % 5,095
(Special focus institution) 850 18.3 % 652,589 3.1 % 768
(Not applicable) 20 0.4 % 19,046 0.1 % 952
(Not classified) 161 3.5 % 85,148 0.4 % 529
All Institutions 4,634 100.0 % 20,727,660 100.0 % 4,473
SOURCE: 2010 Carnegie Classification; National Center for Educations Statistics, IPEDS Fall Enrollment (2009).

NOTES
  1. Branch campuses are counted separately if reported separately in IPEDS.
  2. Fall enrollment does not necessarily reflect the total number of students served over the course of a year.
  3. Percentage details may not sum to 100 due to rounding.


Undergraduate Instructional Program Classification

Distribution of institutions by classification category and control

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Institutions Percentage Distribution
Category Public Private, not-for-profit Private, for-profit Public Private, not-for-profit Private, for-profit
Assoc: Associates 1,032 96 586 60.2% 5.6% 34.2%
Assoc-Dom: Associates Dominant 58 48 134 24.2% 20.0% 55.8%
A&S-F/NGC: Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence 7 89 2 7.1% 90.8% 2.0%
A&S-F/SGC: Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence 5 28 0 15.2% 84.8% 0.0%
A&S-F/HGC: Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence 8 13 6 29.6% 48.1% 22.2%
A&S+Prof/NGC: Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence 11 54 0 16.9% 83.1% 0.0%
A&S+Prof/SGC: Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence 36 55 1 39.1% 59.8% 1.1%
A&S+Prof/HGC: Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence 22 18 1 53.7% 43.9% 2.4%
Bal/NGC: Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence 19 79 1 19.2% 79.8% 1.0%
Bal/SGC: Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence 137 152 2 47.1% 52.2% 0.7%
Bal/HGC: Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence 72 24 0 75.0% 25.0% 0.0%
Prof+A&S/NGC: Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence 26 71 3 26.0% 71.0% 3.0%
Prof+A&S/SGC: Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence 135 214 9 37.7% 59.8% 2.5%
Prof+A&S/HGC: Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence 48 23 2 65.8% 31.5% 2.7%
Prof-F/NGC: Professions focus, no graduate coexistence 13 52 27 14.1% 56.5% 29.3%
Prof-F/SGC: Professions focus, some graduate coexistence 14 94 51 8.8% 59.1% 32.1%
Prof-F/HGC: Professions focus, high graduate coexistence 2 7 16 8.0% 28.0% 64.0%
(Special focus institution) 41 568 241 4.8% 66.8% 28.4%
(Not applicable) 3 16 1 15.0% 80.0% 5.0%
(Not classified) 15 13 133 9.3% 8.1% 82.6%
All Institutions 1,704 1,714 1,216 36.8% 37.0% 26.2%
SOURCE: 2010 Carnegie Classification; National Center for Educations Statistics, IPEDS Institutional Characteristics (2009).

NOTES
  1. Branch campuses are counted separately if reported separately in IPEDS.
  2. Percentage distribution in rows; details may not sum to 100 due to rounding.
  3. "Public" includes tribally-controlled institutions.


Undergraduate Instructional Program Classification

Enrollment by classification category and control

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Total Enrollment Average Enrollment
Category Public Private, not-for-profit Private, for-profit Public Private, not-for-profit Private, for-profit
Assoc: Associates 7,294,595 41,833 386,381 7,068 436 659
Assoc-Dom: Associates Dominant 463,570 131,433 653,547 7,993 2,738 4,877
A&S-F/NGC: Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence 19,187 128,027 6,672 2,741 1,439 3,336
A&S-F/SGC: Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence 34,214 60,960 0 6,843 2,177 NA
A&S-F/HGC: Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence 198,049 112,490 7,648 24,756 8,653 1,275
A&S+Prof/NGC: Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence 22,919 79,857 0 2,084 1,479 NA
A&S+Prof/SGC: Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence 240,456 217,266 935 6,679 3,950 935
A&S+Prof/HGC: Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence 551,724 257,371 397 25,078 14,298 397
Bal/NGC: Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence 67,563 114,629 449 3,556 1,451 449
Bal/SGC: Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence 1,314,889 612,099 78,166 9,598 4,027 39,083
Bal/HGC: Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence 2,039,223 370,080 0 28,323 15,420 NA
Prof+A&S/NGC: Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence 92,984 80,172 1,430 3,576 1,129 477
Prof+A&S/SGC: Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence 1,255,581 799,314 59,638 9,301 3,735 6,626
Prof+A&S/HGC: Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence 1,098,916 166,031 40,374 22,894 7,219 20,187
Prof-F/NGC: Professions focus, no graduate coexistence 32,400 58,554 20,756 2,492 1,126 769
Prof-F/SGC: Professions focus, some graduate coexistence 57,764 308,296 264,675 4,126 3,280 5,190
Prof-F/HGC: Professions focus, high graduate coexistence 21,319 21,255 84,789 10,660 3,036 5,299
(Special focus institution) 77,417 346,953 228,219 1,888 611 947
(Not applicable) 4,151 14,232 663 1,384 890 663
(Not classified) 21,306 4,804 59,038 1,420 370 444
All Institutions 14,908,227 3,925,656 1,893,777 8,749 2,290 1,557
SOURCE: 2010 Carnegie Classification; National Center for Educations Statistics, IPEDS Institutional Characteristics and Fall Enrollment (2009).

NOTES
  1. Branch campuses are counted separately if reported separately in IPEDS.
  2. Fall enrollment does not necessarily reflect the total number of students served over the course of a year.
  3. "Public" includes tribally-controlled institutions.