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ERIC Number: ED019066
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Oct
Pages: 70
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Reference Count: 0
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DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGHER EDUCATION IN DELAWARE AND ENROLLMENT PROJECTIONS FROM 1966 TO 1975.
BROWN, C. HAROLD
DURING THE 20TH CENTURY, DELAWARE'S POPULATION GROWTH HAS PARALLELED THAT OF THE COUNTRY AS A WHOLE, ALTHOUGH THE GROWTH HAS NOT BEEN EVENLY DISTRIBUTED THROUGHOUT THE STATE. NEED FOR EXPANSION OF THE STATE'S HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES WAS INDICATED BY TWO FACTORS--(1) THE TREND IN THE BIRTH RATE, WHICH LED TO A PROJECTION OF A 1975 COLLEGE AGE POPULATION WHICH WOULD BE MORE THAN DOUBLE THAT OF 1960, AND (2) INCREASES IN THE PERCENT OF THE COLLEGE AGE GROUP ENTERING SOME FORM OF HIGHER EDUCATION. FROM 1952 TO 1966, HIGHER EDUCATION ENROLLMENTS ALMOST TRIPLED, REACHING 6,905 FULL-TIME EQUIVALENTS AND CAUSING A PROJECTION OF 13,711 FOR 1975-76. (WO)
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Authoring Institution: Delaware Univ., Newark.
Identifiers: DELAWARE