ERIC Number: ED289555
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
MATC Fact Book, January 1988.
Milwaukee Area Technical Coll., WI. Dept. of Research, Planning, and Development.
This 1987-88 fact book for Milwaukee (Wisconsin) Area Technical College (MATC) presents data on institutional characteristics, faculty and staff, full-time equivalent enrollments, student characteristics, and facilities for the MATC district and each of the college campuses. Highlights derived from an analysis of data and trends include the following: (1) enrollment in associate degree courses increased from 28.4% of headcount in fall 1980 to 45.4% of headcount in fall 1987 and from 51.96% of full-time equivalent (FTE) enrollment in 1980 to 56.5% of FTE in 1986; (2) minority enrollments increased from 24% of total day class enrollments in fall 1980 to 30.6% in fall 1987; (3) females continued to comprise the majority of enrollments in both day and evening classes; (4) the most important factor in stabilizing enrollments affected by the declining 18- to 24-year-old population was a significant increase in the median age of MATC students from 1981-82 to 1986-87; (5) first semester day headcount enrollment increased from a reported 16,115 in 1986-87 to 16,953 in 1987-88, while evening headcount enrollment increased from 18,544 in 1986-87 to 19,218 in 1987-88; and (6) associate degree fall headcount enrollments reached an all-time high of 15,121 in 1987-88. (UCM)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Milwaukee Area Technical Coll., WI. Dept. of Research, Planning, and Development.
Note: Printed on colored paper. Some tables contain small print.