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ERIC Number: ED328318
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Apr
Pages: 105
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Fall Student Profile: 1989-90 Closing Fall Enrollment Analysis. Research Report No. 90-10R.
Belcher, Marcia J.
This enrollment summary provides collegewide and campus-specific student data for Miami-Dade Community College (MDCC) for fall 1989. The following variables are considered: credit/non-credit enrollment status, semester credits generated, credit load, ethnicity, gender, degree types, full-/part-time status, age, native language, citizenship status, and residency. Trends and enrollment patterns are highlighted in 2- and 5-year summaries. Among the college-wide trends noted in this profile are the following: (1) total student headcount increased by 19% over the past 5 years, reaching an all-time high of 49,145 students in fall 1989 and making MDCC the largest multi-campus two-year college in the country; (2) the largest enrollment category increase in fall 1989 was among students continuing from a previous semester; (3) increases were found among the numbers of students intending to receive an associate of arts degree, foreign nationals, women, and students over the age of 25; (4) the total non-credit student headcount for fall 1989 declined by 2% from fall 1988; (5) the median age for students was 24 years for part-time students, and 20 years for full-timers; (6) 57% of new freshman students were Hispanic; (7) 55% of all students were native English speakers; (8) 25% of all students were foreign nationals; (9) new freshmen took the most credits, averaging 10.5 credits in fall 1989; and (10) 85% of the new freshmen indicated an intent to transfer. (PAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.
Identifiers: Miami Dade Community College FL
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