ERIC Number: ED147001
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Some Trends in L.A.C.C. Enrollments, 1960-1977. Research Study #77-14.
Gold, Ben K.
An analysis of enrollment trends for Los Angeles City College (LACC) from 1960 to 1977 produced the following observations: (1) day enrollment rose an average of 4% yearly from 1962 to 1974 to a high of almost 24,000, dropping slightly thereafter; (2) evening enrollment has fluctuated without a clear direction; (3) male day enrollment has dropped steadily since 1960 from 60% to 45%; (4) full-time student enrollment has declined from a high of 70% in 1967 to below 50% in 1977, but the percent of continuing students has risen; (5) a consistent 20% of local high school graduates have enrolled over the last 15 years, accounting for 55% of all first-time enrollments in 1967 compared with 45% in 1977; and (6) the percent of the previous year's graduating class from 20 local high schools enrolling at LACC in 1976-77 ranged from 1.5% to 36.8%. In addition to statisticsl data, a list of events explaining variations in trends is provided, such as college and secondary policy changes and board shifts, establishment or enlargement of campuses, student strikes, fee changes, special programs, and the shift to computer-based information files. (RT)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Coll., CA.