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ERIC Number: ED178021
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep-7
Reference Count: 0
Profile of Women's Colleges: Enrollment Statistics. National Center for Education Statistics.
National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Details of Fall 1976 enrollment statistics at women's colleges are reported in this bulletin. Among findings were that there were 125 institutions that identified themselves as women's colleges (with a total enrollment of 109,549); 38 percent of the women's colleges were attended exclusively by women (in contrast, 75 percent of men's colleges enrolled only men); women's colleges averaged 876 students (4.7 percent of whom were men); nine out of every 10 students in women's colleges were undergraduates; Blacks constituted the largest racial minority group attending women's colleges, accounting for eight percent of the total enrollment; 24 percent attended college on a part-time basis; and most women's colleges were private four-year institutions located near the eastern seaboard. (Author/PHR)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.