ERIC Number: ED171341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-May
Reference Count: N/A
[Two-Year Colleges: Information, Facts and Figures].
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.
The characteristics of two-year colleges and trends in community college education are summarized in this series of fact sheets. The first of these presents a nationwide overview of the number and types of institutions; full- and part-time enrollments; selected student, faculty, and administrator characteristics; tuition and fees; and types of programs. Subsequent fact sheets provide greater detail for the following topics: (1) enrollment trends for 1960 to 1978 and projections; (2) enrollment trends in vocational/occupational/technical programs, transfer/liberal arts/college parallel programs and community education and special interest programs; (3) changing patterns of student characteristics; (4) results of follow-up studies of community college graduates who transferred or sought employment; (5) characteristics and numbers of adult lifelong learners; (6) tuition and financial aid; (7) activities and characteristics of full- and part-time faculty; (8) administrator characteristics and governance patterns; (9) methods of financing community colleges; and (10) programs in progress at the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges. References and sources of information are provided for each category. (MB)
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Administration, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Enrollment Influences, Financial Support, General Education, Governance, Lifelong Learning, National Surveys, Student Characteristics, Student Financial Aid, Teacher Characteristics, Tuition, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 410, Washington, D.C. 20036
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.