ERIC Number: ED167017
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Fall Enrollment at Independent Colleges and Universities, 1978. Public Policy Monograph Series. Volume I, Issue I, January 1979.
Fadil, Virginia Ann; Minter, W. John
Information on l978 fall enrollment at independent colleges and universities is provided for college presidents and policy-makers. The study utilized the national sample of the Bowen-Minter study, expanded to include research universities and two-year colleges. The stratified sample of 135 institutions represents a universe of 1,157 institutions, which is all of the independent sector, except autonomous professional schools. Data are provided on freshman, graduate, first-professional, transfer student, and total enrollments. Freshman and graduate headcount enrollment remained about the same in fall 1978 as in fall 1977, although graduate enrollment as a percent of total enrollment is declining at all types of institutions. First-professional enrollment is up at all colleges and universities, and first-professional headcount is increasing slightly as a percent of total enrollment at universities. The percent increase of transfer students is up in two-year colleges and comprehensive colleges and universities. Information is presented on enrollment in different regions of the country, by type of institution, and size of institution. (SW)
Descriptors: College Students, Community Colleges, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Trends, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, National Surveys, Private Colleges, Professional Education, Statistical Data, Tables (Data), Transfer Students, Trend Analysis, Two Year Colleges, Undergraduate Students, Universities
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.