ERIC Number: ED176824
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun-6
Report on FY 1979 Winter and Spring Student Enrollments in Illinois Public Community Colleges.
Kohl, Peggy; Lach, Ivan J.
This report analyzes 1979 spring term enrollment data for all 39 Illinois Community College Districts (whether on the quarter or semester system) and winter quarter enrollments for the five districts on the quarter system and compares these data with similar figures for 1974 through 1978. Information is organized in 14 data tables in terms of headcount and full-time equivalent (FTE) enrollments. Highlights of the analysis include: (1) during spring 1979, headcount enrollment totaled 288,427, representing a 3% decrease from spring 1978 and a 11% decrease from fall 1978; (2) FTE enrollment totaled 129,801 for spring 1979, representing a 6% decrease from the previous year; (3) of the five districts on a quarter system, three showed increases in student headcount; (4) during spring 1979, the Baccalaureate/General Academic category had the largest FTE enrollment (51%); Business and Public Service Technology had 15.6%, Natural Science and Industrial Technology had 10.1%, and Remedial/Developmental had 7.5%; (5) in-district students comprised 95.0% of the total student enrollment; only 0.4% of the students were from out-of-state; (6) enrollment at on-campus locations accounted for 83.2% of the total spring 1979 term enrollment, with enrollment at in-district off-campus locations accounting for 15.6% of the total. (JP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
Note: Tables 2, 3, 10, 12 and 14 have been deleted due to irreproducibility