ERIC Number: ED307908
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
A Summary of Selected National Data Pertaining to Community, Technical, and Junior Colleges. Appendix for AACJC Statistical Yearbook 1988.
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.
Drawing from data collected by the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, as well as government and other publications from 1987-88, this report presents a statistical portrait of the community, technical, and junior colleges in the United States. Data are provided on the following topics: (1) the number of two-year colleges in 1945-46, 1955-56, 1965-66, 1975-76, and 1987-88; (2) the size of public and private colleges; (3) enrollment trends from 1945 to 1988; (4) changes from 1970 in student characteristics, including age, gender, ethnicity, part-time status, educational objectives, degree goals, and academic ability; (5) student finances, including information on the percentages of students financially dependent on or independent of their parents; the percent of undergraduates at two- and four-year public and private colleges receiving financial aid; the average amount of aid awarded to full-time, full-year undergraduates and net student expenses by type of college; (6) faculty characteristics, including data on the growing use of part-time faculty, the highest degree held by faculty members, and average faculty salaries in 1979-80 and 1987-88; (7) demographic characteristics and salaries of administrators; (8) institutional revenues and expenditures; (9) numbers of associate degrees conferred by year and field of study, and information on the economic value of the associate degree; and (10) the provision of community-based services. (JMC)
Descriptors: Administrators, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Community Education, Degrees (Academic), Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Fees, Full Time Students, Minority Groups, National Surveys, Part Time Students, Private Colleges, Public Colleges, Statistical Data, Statistical Surveys, Trend Analysis, Tuition, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.
Note: For the Statistical Yearbook, see JC 890 262.