ERIC Number: ED171347
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Evening Students--Community Colleges, Fall 1978.
Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Community Coll. System.
Selected characteristics of evening students in Hawaii's seven community colleges are compared with those of students enrolled only in day classes and those of students enrolled in day and evening classes. Evening students composed 28% (N=6,004) of the total enrollment; 16% of the total enrollment (N=3,419) attended only evening classes, 12% (N=2,585) attended some day classes. The students in the three groups were similar in that the majority were male, most were continuing, most were seeking a degree or certificate, and almost all were Hawaii residents. However, the evening-only group contained a greater percentage of students not seeking a degree or certificate, fewer vocational majors, a larger proportion of part-time students (91%), older students (six to eight years older than the other groups), and more married students. Overall, the data indicate little change from previous semesters in terms of distribution of students by time of attendance and student characteristics. However, compared to Fall 1976, there were fewer evening classes (459 vs. 466), registrations (10,968 vs. 12,153), and student semester hours (30,458 vs. 34,644). Tabular data are appended, comparing the evening-only group to the other groups by the selected characteristics for each college and for the system as a whole. (DJD)
Descriptors: Age, Community Colleges, Day Students, Demography, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Evening Programs, Evening Students, Females, General Education, Majors (Students), Males, Part Time Students, Student Characteristics, Surveys, Tables (Data), Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Community Coll. System.
Identifiers - Location: Hawaii