ERIC Number: ED286390
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education Today: Facts in Brief.
Ottinger, Cecilia A., Ed.
Trends affecting U.S. colleges and universities are identified in 44 charts and statistical tables. Information is provided on demographic and economic trends, women and minorities, campus and institutional trends, enrollment, student majors, and student financial aid. Specific topics include: inflation, family income and savings, the supply of high school graduates, adult continuing education, the predicted teacher shortage, General Education Development testing, women chief executive officers, women faculty and tenure, women earning professional degrees and doctorates, college attendance of minorities and low-income students, enrollments at community/junior and technical colleges, private college enrollments, teacher education entry testing, faculty trends, college costs, voluntary support of higher education, federal funds for science and engineering research and development, college and business ties, the impact of national reports, foreign language college preparation, enrollment in career-oriented fields, enrollment of nontraditional students, number of career degrees, foreign student enrollments and attainment, low-income students and federal student aid, the purchasing power of Pell Grants, and loans to students. (SW)
Descriptors: College Students, Economic Climate, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends, Females, Higher Education, Low Income Groups, Majors (Students), Minority Groups, School Demography, Student Financial Aid, Trend Analysis
American Council on Education, Division of Policy Analysis and Research, One Dupont Circle, NW, Washington, DC 20036-1193 ($8.00 per copy, nonmembers; $5.00 per copy, members; orders must be prepaid).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC. Div. of Policy Analysis and Research.