ERIC Number: ED222120
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Student Migration Into and Out of Connecticut. BHE Reports, R-5-82.
Connecticut State Board of Higher Education, Hartford.
Information on the migration patterns of Connecticut undergraduate students, graduate students, first-professional students, and unclassified students in fall 1979 are examined. In addition, comparative data are provided on the migration of students into Connecticut in fall 1979 and fall 1981. Findings include the following: in fall 1979, 30.1 percent of all Connecticut residents who registered in institutions of higher education as first-time students at all levels enrolled in out-of-state institutions; Connecticut ranked fourth, behind New Jersey, New York, and Illinois, in total net migration in fall 1979; a total of 13,168 more first-time students left Connecticut than migrated into the state that year; in fall 1979, 64.2 percent of Connecticut's residents who enrolled as first-professional students went out of state; at the graduate level, 27.2 percent of first-time students were enrolled out of state, compared to 33.6 percent of freshman undergraduates; Massachusetts attracted the most Connecticut residents at the undergraduate and first-professional levels, while New York enrolled the most Connecticut residents as first-time graduate students; New York provided the largest number of first-time students migrating to Connecticut at all levels of enrollment; and in fall 1979, 72.9 percent of out-migrating Connecticut students enrolled in independent institutions, while 79.6 percent of in-migrating students enrolled in Connecticut's independent institutions. Data do not include foreign students or students originating in U. S. territories, except where indicated. (SW)
Descriptors: College Choice, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Geographic Distribution, Graduate Students, Higher Education, In State Students, Out of State Students, Place of Residence, Professional Education, School Location, Student Mobility, Undergraduate Students
Connecticut Board of Higher Education, 61 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Board of Higher Education, Hartford.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut; New York