ERIC Number: ED215707
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Student Enrollment Booklet: Fall Quarter 1978.
Virginia State Dept. of Community Colleges, Richmond.
This booklet contains 14 series of data tables providing comprehensive information on enrollments in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) for fall quarter, 1978. Within the tables data are provided on student enrollments by race; sex; full-/part-time status; type of program; type of award; first-time/continuing student status; credit hours taken; major curriculum area; curriculum; residence; course prefix; year of birth; and age. Enrollment figures are computed in terms of credit hours, headcount, and full-time equivalency. Highlights of the data include the following: (1) a headcount total of 88,681 students were attending the VCCS's 23 colleges in fall 1978, representing a 5.7% increase over fall 1977; (2) the proportion of part-time students increased from 53% in 1972 to 70% in 1978; (3) the proportion of women students increased from 40% in 1972 to 54% in 1978; (4) the proportion of black students increased from 9% in 1972 to 14% in 1978; (5) in fall 1978, 4% of the students were enrolled in developmental programs, 52% were unclassified, 31% were in occupational programs, and 13% were in transfer programs; (6) the ratio of full-time equivalents to headcount decreased from .68 in 1972 to .52 in 1978; and (7) 77% of the students enrolled in 1978 were between the ages of 18 and 34, with the median age being 25. (Author/KL)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Community Colleges, Richmond.
Note: Not available in paper copies due to the marginal reproducibility of the original document.