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306. Postsecondary Institutions Offering Distance Education: 1997-98

[Distance education refers to courses delivered to off-campus locations via audio, video or computer technologies. Based on the Postsecondary Education Quick Information System; see source for details]

 
Institutions Enrollments in distance education courses
Institutional Offering In college level credit-granting courses
Characteristic distance
Total education Total Total Undergraduate Graduate 1
 
    Total 2 5,010 1,680 1,661,100 1,363,670 1,082,380 281,300
Public, 2-year 1,230 760 714,160 690,700 690,550 (B)
Public, 4-year 610 480 711,350 452,600 289,520 163,080
Private, 4-year 2,050 390 222,350 208,590 90,520 118,070
 
Less than 3,000 students 3,800 730 382,060 270,400 177,150 93,250
3,000 to 9,999 820 610 477,470 461,880 413,770 48,100
10,000 or more 400 350 801,570 631,400 491,460 139,950


B Base too samll to meet statistical standards for reliability of a derived figure.
1 Includes first-professional level courses.
2 Includes private 2-year institutions, not reported separately. Too few offered distance education to make a reliable estimate.

Source: U.S. National Center for Education Statistics, Distance Education at Postsecondary Education Institutions, December 1999, NCES 2000-013.

http://nces.ed.gov/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/306_postsecondary_institutions_offering_distance_education_1997.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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