ERIC Number: ED313940
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-May
Higher Education Today: Facts in Brief.
Ottinger, Cecilia A., Ed.
Fifty-four charts and statistical profiles depict changes affecting American colleges and college students, based on information drawn from government publications and other technical reports. Charts and graphs are accompanied by some narrative. They cover: changes in the higher education and consumer price indexes; family income and savings; trends in the college-age and high school graduate population; increases in the number of college-educated adults; employment patterns among the college-educated; relationships between family income and college attendance; population trends, including minority groups; the status of women and minorities in degree attainment and academic employment; enrollment trends; faculty trends; college costs; institutional finance; acceptance of credit for non-collegiate learning; trends and patterns in student characteristics; trends in choice of major; college preparation and application; college choice; and student financial aid and indebtedness. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, College Students, Degrees (Academic), Demography, Economic Change, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Statistical Data, Student Financial Aid, Trend Analysis, Women Faculty, Womens Education
Division of Policy Analysis and Research, American Council on Education, One Dupont Circle N.W., Washington, DC 20036-1193 ($5.00 members, $9.00 nonmembers, prepaid).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC. Div. of Policy Analysis and Research.