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ERIC Number: ED256447
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Five-Year Profile of First-Time-in-College Students: Fall 1978 to Fall 1982. Research Report No. 83-11.
This report provides a fall term profile of first-time-in-college students at Miami-Dade Community College (MDCC) between fall 1978 and fall 1982. Tables present data on ethnic and gender distribution, degree objectives, and full-time/part-time distributions, offering collegewide figures and data for each campus. Report highlights include the following: (1) the proportion of Hispanic first-time-in-college students increased significantly from 40% in 1978 to 51.9% in 1982, while the proportion of white non-Hispanic students declined from 40% to 31.2%; (2) females represented approximately 56% of all first-time-in-college students in fall 1982; (3) the proportion of students seeking the Associate in Arts degree increased steadily from 48.4% in 1978 to 60.3% in 1982; (4) the distribution of full-time and part-time students remained fairly even, with full-time students accounting for 53.6% of the MDCC students collegewide; and (5) major changes by campus included an increase of 17% in the proportion of Hispanic students at New World Center (NWC) campus and an increase in the proportion of males from 34.6% in 1978 to 52.3% in 1980 at NWC, followed by a decline to 38.3% in 1982. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.