ERIC Number: ED374865
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Compton Community College Information Notebook, Fall 1994.
Camacho, Julian S.
Each year, Compton Community College (CCC), in California, collects statistical information on current trends related to the gender, race/ethnicity, and age of the college's student body, faculty, and classified employees. Findings from an analysis of the period from fall 1991 to fall 1994 included the following: (1) the vast majority of CCC students took credit courses, ranging from 97% to 100% over the 4 years studied; (2) the two predominant racial/ethnic groups on campus were Blacks (61% in 1994) and Latinos (41% in 1994); (3) the majority of CCC students were in their mid-twenties; (4) while between 1991 and 1994 there was a minor increase in students between the ages of 19 to 21, there were declines for students who were 22 to 25, 26 to 29, and 30 to 39; (5) more than 50% of CCC students were taking 11 units or less, while the percentage of students taking 12 units or more fell from 28% to 26%; (6) day time students comprised 76% of the total population during the period; (7) CCC's female majority increased from 58% to 63%; (8) the majority of CCC students attended for the purpose of attaining a bachelor's degree; (9) Black females outnumbered Black males 2 to 1 and Latinas outnumbered Latinos 2 to 1; (10) the number of Black and Latino students has doubled since 1993; (11) 60% of CCC students were from within the CCC district; (12) CCC faculty were 54% Black, 26% White, 11% Asian, 9% Latino, 59% male, and 41% female; (13) CCC adjunct faculty were 51% Black, 32% White, 13% Latino, 3% Asian, 60% male, and 40% female; and (14) of full-time classified employees, 73% are Black and 62% are females. Extensive graphs and data tables are included. (MAB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Compton Community Coll., CA.