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ERIC Number: ED291432
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Jan
Pages: 50
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Student Enrollment Data and Trends in the Public Community Colleges of Illinois: Fall 1987.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
Fall 1987 "end-of-registration" enrollment data were gathered for the 50 public community colleges in Illinois and compared with data from previous years. Highlights of the analysis indicate that: (1) the colleges enrolled 324,163 students in instructional credit courses, representing a decrease of 3.2% from the fall 1986 term; (2) full-time equivalent enrollment decreased 3.0% between fall 1986 and fall 1987; (3) the proportion of full-time students enrolled in community colleges increased from 28.7% in fall 1986 to 29.5% in fall 1987; (4) almost half of the full-time students were enrolled in pre-baccalaureate transfer curricula; (5) the number of male students decreased at a higher rate than the number of female students; (6) minority student headcount enrollment decreased in both numbers and the proportion of total student enrollment in comparison to the fall 1986 term; (7) the median age of community college students was 27.4 in fall 1987 and 28.0 in fall 1986; (8) over 45% of the students enrolled in fall 1987 had been enrolled at the same college the previous term; (9) the proportion of first-time students decreased from 34.6% in fall 1986 to 34.0% in fall 1987; and (10) enrollments decreased in all program areas except pre-baccalaureate transfer and vocational skills. Data is displayed in 14 tables. An appendix provides a breakdown of enrollment by classification of instructional programs codes. (UCM)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois