ERIC Number: ED230257
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Update of Community College Transfer Student Statistics, Fall 1982. Commission Report 83-11
California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.
For five consecutive years, studies have been conducted of the flow of transfer students from the California community colleges to the University of California (UC) and the California State University (CSU). The studies have focused on trends in numbers of transfers; transfers to the UC and CSU campuses; the colleges of origin of transfer students; the sex and ethnicity of transfers; and transfer students' majors. The study of fall 1982 transfers, contrasted with findings from previous years, indicated: (1) the number of community college transfers to the UC system increased by 7.5% between fall 1981 and 1982, while transfers to the CSU system decreased by 0.7%; (2) the percentage of Asians, Chicanos, and Filipinos transferring increased between 1980 and 1982, while the percentage of Blacks transferring decreased between 1981 and 1982, after an increase between 1980 and 1981; (3) the percentages of Blacks and Chicanos in the transfer student population were significantly smaller than the percentages in the community college freshman population; (4) for women transferring to the UC system, the most popular majors were in social sciences, biological sciences, and interdisciplinary studies, while business and management majors were most common among women transferring to CSU; and (5) engineering enrolled the largest number of male community community college transfer students to UC and the second largest number to CSU. The study report includes detailed information on Black, Chicano, and Asian transfers. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.