ERIC Number: ED348555
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Enrollment and Completions at Private Career Schools. A Factual Look at Private Career Institutions in Nebraska.
Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, Lincoln.
A survey of 53 private career institutions in Nebraska (56 percent located in the Omaha area) revealed the following statistics for the period July 1, 1990 to June 30, 1991: (1) 9,275 students were enrolled; (2) business programs enrolled the largest percentage (35 percent) of the total student population, with business, trade, and technical programs making up 62 percent of the total student count; (3) real estate programs enrolled 14.5 percent, cosmetology--10 percent, modeling--7 percent, and health-related programs--3 percent of the reported student enrollment; (4) cosmetology had the greatest access with training given at 19 locations in 13 Nebraska communities; (5) 68 percent of the students were in the Omaha area and 25 percent were in Lincoln; (6) at least 90 percent of the students in business, cosmetology, and health programs were enrolled full time, whereas all of those in modeling and real estate were part-time students; (7) more women than men were enrolled in all the programs; and (8) about 85 percent of the students were white. (The report lists the schools surveyed and provides nine graphs showing the following: geographic distribution for private career institutions in Nebraska; programmatic distribution for the institutions; enrollment for program type, full time versus part time; program types by gender; enrollment by race or ethnic category; enrollment by age; completions by program type; completions by gender; and completions by race or ethnic category. Six tables show the same data.) (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, Lincoln.