ERIC Number: ED251149
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Community Colleges.
Descriptive statistics are presented on those students in Florida's State University System (SUS) who were previously enrolled in one of the state's 28 public community colleges. A series of tables present fall term data for 1981 through 1983, including information on: students' sex, age, and race; SUS enrollment rate of community college students; credits transferred; distribution of students by the university at which they were registered and the community college from which they transferred; grade point average (GPA); and students' majors. Highlighted findings included the following: (1) in fall 1983, there were 43,748 students enrolled in the SUS who had previously attended a community college, representing 42.2% of all enrollments in the SUS; (2) the percentages of male and female students were almost equal in 1981, but females outnumbered males in 1982 and 1983; (3) the percentages of both Black transfer students and White transfer students declined between 1981 and 1983, while there were significant increases in the percentages of Hispanics and nonresident aliens who transferred; (4) 37% of the transfer students were in their first year of study in the SUS in 1983, a decrease of 3% since 1981; (5) 79% of the students in 1983 transferred 60 semester hours or more to the SUS; (6) the largest percent of community college transfers tended to enroll in the nearest university; and (7) in 1983, 84.3% of the transfer students earned a GPA of 2.0 or higher in the SUS. (LAL)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Community Colleges.