ERIC Number: ED280533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Course Pass Rates in Fall 1985: Enrollment Analysis Report EA86-7.
Clagett, Craig A.
A study was conducted to review course completion or pass rates for the fall 1985 semester at Prince George's Community College. Results included the following: (1) female students achieved an overall pass rate of 75%, 7 percentage points higher than that of male students; (2) students over 25 years of age were more successful than younger students; (3) in fall 1985, Whites achieved an overall pass rate of 76%, compared to 66% for Blacks and 70% for Asian, Hispanic, and Native American students; (4) 74% of the continuing students received a passing grade in their courses compared to 67% of the first-time students; (5) Health Technology and Physical and Health Education were the instructional divisions posting the highest pass rates, while Science and Mathematics had the lowest rates; (6) minority males under 21 years of age and Black males in their early 20's attending college for the first time were the subgroups with the lowest pass rates; and (7) White females over age 25 had a pass rate of 86%, the highest of any subgroup. The bulk of the report consists of data tables showing course pass rates by student group and discipline. (LAL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Prince George's Community Coll., Largo, MD. Office of Institutional Research.