ERIC Number: ED381197
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
National Profile of Community Colleges: Trends & Statistics, 1995-1996.
Phillippe, Kent A., Ed.
Drawing information provided by regional accrediting agencies and from the American Association of Community Colleges' database, this publication provides a broad statistical overview of the all public and independent two-year colleges in the United States using extensive tables, charts, and graphs. Chapter 1 includes information on the number of community colleges by type of control; a comparison of public community colleges and public four-year colleges in term of headcount enrollment, freshmen and minority enrollments, average expenditures, average annual tuition, and average federal aid amount per student; estimated percentage of state populations over age 17 attending community colleges, and number of community colleges by state. Chapter 2 focuses on student enrollment and student characteristics, including attendance status, sex, racial/ethnic background, and age, and distribution of reported disabilities. Chapter 3 looks at indicators of community college impact, including remedial/developmental education, involvement in workforce training, associate degrees conferred, degrees conferred on international students, programs with excellent job prospects, median income, and transfer rate. Chapter 4 focuses on student tuition, fees, and financial aid. Chapter 5 explores institutional revenues and expenditures, and provides information on community college employees, including type of work, sex, employment status, and salaries. Finally, chapter 6 provides an essay on the future of the community college. (KP)
Descriptors: Administrators, Associate Degrees, Census Figures, College Faculty, College Outcomes Assessment, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Enrollment, Enrollment Rate, Expenditures, Income, Labor Market, National Surveys, Salaries, Staff Utilization, Statistical Data, Student Characteristics, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid, Tables (Data), Teacher Salaries, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
AACC Publications, P.O. Box 311, Annapolis Junction, MD 21701 ($65; $50 members).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.