ERIC Number: ED156245
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Survey of Fall 1975 Entering Students Who Graduated in 1975-76 or 1976-77: Community Colleges. Student Flow Project, Report No. 41.
Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Community Coll. System.
As part of a longitudinal study of fall 1975 entering students at Hawaii community colleges, this report focuses on two student groups: those who graduated during 1975-76 and those who graduated during 1976-77. Student characteristics were significantly different between groups. There were greater proportions of female than male graduates for both years, but females especially predominated in 1975-76 (64% vs. 51% in 1976-77). A plurality of 1975-76 graduates were over 29 years old (28% vs. 13% in 1976-77), and a majority of 1976-77 graduates were 20-21 years old (58% vs. 20% in 1975-76). Programs with the highest number of graduates in 1975-76 were liberal arts (25%) and health sciences (22%) and in 1976-77, technology (32%) and business (29%). A plurality of 1975-76 graduates earned certificates (39% vs. 28% in 1976-77), and a majority of 1976-77 graduates earned associate of science degrees (53% vs. 21% in 1975-76); and 9% of 1975-76 and 1% of 1976-77 students had grade point averages below 2.0. In addition, more 1976-77 graduates were employed (48%), enrolled in school (15%), and both in school and working (26%) than 1975-76 graduates (33, 11, and 21% respectively). Evaluations of college experiences, details on current school attendance and employment, and 26 data tables are included. (TR)
Descriptors: Age, Associate Degrees, Attendance Patterns, Community Colleges, Educational Objectives, Employment Patterns, Females, Followup Studies, Grade Point Average, Graduate Surveys, Males, Participant Satisfaction, State Surveys, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student School Relationship, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Community Coll. System.
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