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ERIC Number: ED139449
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Apr
Reference Count: 0
The Montgomery College Student; A Profile of the Students Enrolled at Montgomery College During the Fall Semester of 1976.
Gell, Robert L.; And Others
This document contains a descriptive analysis of the 13,984 students enrolled at Montgomery College for fall 1976, including full- and part-time, credit and non-credit, and day and evening students. Selected biographic and demographic variables were used to describe the student population. Analysis showed: (1) the mean age for all students was 25.68 years; (2) 54% were female; (3) 78% were white, 7% black, and 13% foreign-born; (4) single students outnumbered married students two to one; (5) 90% were residents of Montgomery County; (6) 18% were graduates of county public schools, 3% graduates of private schools, and 12% from parochial schools; (7) 37% were first-time entrants to the college; (8) the average continuing student had earned 19 credits; (9) 43% were non-matriculated, 42% freshmen, and 15% sophomores; (10) slightly over one-third were enrolled in general education and transfer curricula, while about one-fifth were enrolled in career curricula; (11) the modal credit-hour load was three credits; (12) younger students tended to carry heavier loads; (13) average GPA was 2.63; (14) 773 were veterans, a decline of 451 from the previous year; (15) one-fourth planned to graduate during the current year; and (16) more than two-thirds were employed. Data on student characteristics are also reported by campus and a profile of credit and non-credit community services students is included. (JDS)
Descriptors: College Credits, Community Colleges, Community Services, Demography, Grade Point Average, Institutional Research, Majors (Students), Noncredit Courses, Part Time Students, Student Characteristics, Student Employment, Transfer Students, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Veterans, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery Coll., Rockville, MD. Office of Institutional Research.
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