ERIC Number: ED352086
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Articulation Report, Fall 1992.
Florida State Board of Community Colleges, Tallahassee.
Focussing on the period from 1989 to 1991, this articulation report provides information on students enrolled in Florida's State University System (SUS) who, prior to enrolling in their respective universities, attended one of Florida's 28 public community colleges. Following an overview of articulation in Florida, a series of 15 tables is provided, presenting information on students' sex, race, age, date of entry into the SUS, hours of credit transferred, and hours of credit earned at the university; the SUS enrollment rate of former community college students; grade point averages (GPA's); student majors; comparisons of the SUS performance of transfers based on semester hours earned at the two-year college; and comparisons of the performance of associate of arts graduates in the SUS with native SUS students. Highlighted findings include the following: (1) in fall 1991, there were 67,416 former community college students in the SUS, an increase of over 13% compared to 1989; (2) during each year from 1989 through 1991, female students comprised 56% of the two-year college transfers to the SUS; (3) in 1991, the percentage of White student transfers to the SUS decreased by 1.7%, while the percentage of Black, Hispanic, and Asian students increased by 0.5%, 0.8%, and 0.3%, respectively; (4) 84.3% of the 1991 transfer students had accumulated 60 semester hours or more upon entering the SUS; and (5) 69.4% of the transfer students earned a GPA of 2.5 or higher wh1le enrolled in the SUS, up from 67.1% in 1989. Lists of two- and four-year institution presidents and articulation officers are included. (PAA)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Enrollment Trends, Ethnic Groups, Grade Point Average, Higher Education, Majors (Students), School Statistics, State Surveys, State Universities, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data), Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Board of Community Colleges, Tallahassee.
Identifiers - Location: Florida