ERIC Number: ED258676
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Mar
Reference Count: 0
A Comparison of Fall 1984 Students with Those from Previous Semesters. Research Monograph II [and] A Comparison of Spring 1985 Students with Those from Previous Semesters. Research Monograph V.
These two reports look at trends in fall and spring enrollments at Oklahoma City Community College in terms of the following categories: male, female, full-time, part-time, new students, returning students, graduates, single, married, divorced, average age, Black, White, American Indian, Asian, Hispanic, international, other ethnic/no response, immediate job entry, transfer, continuing education, full-time equivalent/credit hours, and average credit hours. Highlighted findings include the following: (1) fall 1984 headcount enrollment was down 10.3% from fall 1983, while spring 1985 enrollment showed a 2.9% increase over spring 1983; (2) students carried an average load of just under two 3 credit hour classes each; (3) males tended to represent a higher percentage of the enrollments in the spring than in the fall; (4) in fall 1984, the average student age was over 30 for the first time during a fall semester, although the average age during the spring semesters was over 30 in spring 1985 and for each of the preceding 5 years; and (5) the percentage of full- (approximately 15%) and part-time (approximately 85%) students remained fairly stable in both fall and spring semesters. (AYC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma City Community Coll., OK.