ERIC Number: ED231317
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-May
Reference Count: N/A
An Analysis of Enrollment Trends in Connecticut Higher Education: 1982. Research Report R-2-83.
Presley, Jennifer B.
Fall 1982 enrollment trends in Connecticut higher education are presented in narrative and statistical summaries. In addition to current and historical trends, enrollment is examined by student gender, minority status, residence status, and age. Detailed tables also present the information for specific institutions and sectors. Highlights include the following: total enrollment in Connecticut colleges and universities is leveling off after growing rapidly in the 1960s and less rapidly in the 1970s; most of the growth in enrollment over the past 6 years has been in the part-time undergraduate category; in fall 1982, 86,936 women and 75,551 men were enrolled in Connecticut higher education institutions; there were 13,326 minority students in fall 1982, and the enrollment of minorities grew 26.2 percent between 1976 and 1980, compared to a national growth rate of 15.3 percent; 82.6 percent of all students in Connecticut colleges and universities in fall 1982 were Connecticut residents; in-state students represented 95.0 percent of the public sector and 62.3 percent of the private sector; two-thirds of undergraduates were 18-24 uears old, and 91.3 percent of students in this age group were full-time, while 33.2 percent were part-time. (SW)
Descriptors: Age Groups, College Students, Enrollment Trends, Females, Full Time Students, Higher Education, In State Students, Institutional Characteristics, Males, Minority Groups, Out of State Students, Part Time Students, Private Colleges, Race, Sex, State Colleges, State Surveys
Connecticut Department of Higher Education, 61 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Board of Higher Education, Hartford.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut