ERIC Number: ED254280
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
Reference Count: 0
A Comparative Graduate Profile for Miami-Dade Community College, 1982-83 and 1983-84. Research Report No. 84-24.
This report on Miami-Dade Community College graduates presents a series of data tables illustrating, for the college as a whole and for each campus, graduation and completion rates, and trends in student demographics and miscellaneous characteristics. Report highlights indicate that in 1983-84: (1) there were 5,511 degrees or certificates awarded collegewide, representing a drop of 17.4% from the previous year; (2) there appeared to be a trend toward declining spring/summer/winter completions, but increasing fall completions with respect to the associate in arts (A.A.) degree; (3) as a whole, 75% of the completions were in the A.A. degree; (4) 66% of the completions were awarded to U.S. citizens and 88% to Dade County residents; (5) 80% of the graduates finished their award requirements within 5 years of first admission; (6) the collegewide ratio of males to females was 4:6; (7) 80% of the Hispanics who graduated received the A.A. degree, compared to approximately 70% of the White Non-Hispanics and Black Non-Hispanics; (8) the mean of credits earned was 75.83; (9) the mean grade was just short of a "B"; and (10) the mean number of terms to graduate was 10.83. (LAL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.