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ERIC Number: ED272249
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Aug-4
Pages: 27
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Transfer Study Data.
Scott, David C.
Longitudinal data are presented relating to Bakersfield College (BC) students who transferred to public four-year colleges and universities. Highlighted findings include the following: (1) first-time transfers from BC to the California State University and College (CSUC) system increased by 5.7% from fall 1984 to fall 1985, continuing a gradual increase apparent since 1982; (2) first-time transfers to the University of California (UC) system increased from 25 to 27 from fall 1984 to fall 1985, having remained at less than 30 since 1981; (3) the percentage of BC women students to transfer to the CSUC system increased between 1984 and 1985; (4) in terms of the ethnic distribution of first-time BC freshmen 19 and under, proportionally more White and Asian students and fewer Filipino, American Indian, Black, and Hispanic students transferred; (5) the two most popular majors of CSUC transfers were Business and Agriculture; (6) of the 305 transfers who entered the CSUC system as regular admit students in fall 1984, 70.8% returned in fall 1985; and (7) for the past 4 years, the cumulative grade point average for students transferring to CSUC has been 2.6725 as compared to 2.6475 for native students. Fifteen data tables, detailing trends in enrollment, achievement, and majors, are attached. (EJV)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bakersfield Coll., CA.