ERIC Number: ED332639
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Overview of Higher Education. Trends and Issues in Missouri.
Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education, Jefferson City.
This overview of trends and issues in Missouri higher education displays information through a series of tables, charts and figures using data primarily from the Missouri Statistical Summary 1989-1990. Some charts compare current data with earlier (10- to 20-year-old) data. Topics covered include the following: student preparation; student characteristics; degrees conferred and program resources; faculty characteristics; and financial and physical plant characteristics. Specific charts or tables address: educational degree aspirations of high school graduates; American College Testing (ACT) scores by type of high school curriculum; high school class rank of entering freshmen; freshman-to-sophomore attrition; 6-year completions by degree type; headcount enrollment by institution type; percent change in full time equivalent enrollments; geographic origin of undergraduate students; college age population trends; blacks as percent of total headcount enrollment; trends in women's enrollment; full time enrollment by age; trends in degrees awarded; degrees by discipline areas; trends in baccalaureate degrees completed; trends in teacher certifications; trends in doctoral degrees; first professional, doctoral, and engineering programs; full time employees; gender and ethnicity of full time faculty; faculty distribution by age; general revenue expenditures; sources of revenue; spending compared with other Midwestern states; trends in tuition; and students served by financial aid. (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Faculty, College Preparation, College Programs, Degrees (Academic), Demography, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Enrollment, Faculty, Financial Support, High Schools, Higher Education, Minority Groups, School Demography, State Universities, Student Financial Aid, Teacher Certification, Trend Analysis, Tuition, Two Year Colleges, Womens Education
Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education, 101 Adams, Jefferson City, MO 65101.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education, Jefferson City.
Note: For a related document, see HE 024 619. Faint type in many of the graphics.