Distribution of degrees granted in the U.S., by institution and degree type 2013/14

This statistic shows the distribution of degrees granted in the United States for the 2013/14 academic year, by different types of institutions and also the different types of degrees. For profit colleges in the U.S. granted 16 percent of all associate degrees in 2013/14.

Share of all degrees granted by public, private nonprofit and for profit colleges in the United States 2013/14, by degree type

PublicPrivate nonprofitFor-profit
Associate79%5%16%
Bachelor's63%29%7%
Graduate47%44%9%
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Source

Release date

October 2015

Region

United States

Survey time period

2013-2014

Supplementary notes

Graduate degrees include master’s, first professional, and doctoral degrees. Percentages may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

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