ERIC Number: ED376912
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Student Equity Indicators Report.
College of the Canyons, Valencia, CA. Office of Institutional Development.
This report provides fall 1993 data on the demographic makeup of the student body at College of the Canyons, in California, as well as course completion, persistence, graduation, and transfer rates for students by gender and ethnic group. The report's six sections focus on the indicators of access, course completion, persistence, degree and certificate completion, English as a Second Language (ESL) and basic skills completion, and transfer, respectively. For each section, indicators are defined and tables are provided on student outcomes by gender, ethnicity, age group, and disability status, except for transfer which includes data by institution transferred to and ethnicity only. Highlighted findings include the following: (1) females, Asians, Native Americans, and 18-24 year olds were overrepresented in the student body compared to the district population, while males, Latinos, African Americans, and students age 25 and above were underrepresented; (2) the college-wide successful course completion ratio increased from 64.6% in fall 1992 to 66.6%; (3) Latino and African American students had the lowest successful course completion rates; (4) the persistence rate for first-time students declined slightly from 58.4% for the fall 1991 cohort to 58%; (5) white students received more degrees and certificates than students from all five other ethnic categories; (6) 27.7% of the fall 1992 ESL and basic skills cohort successfully completed a degree-applicable course; and (7) 80% of 238 students who transferred enrolled at a California State University campus, while 15% enrolled at the University of California. (KP)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, American Indians, Asian Americans, Associate Degrees, Black Students, Community Colleges, Educational Certificates, Hispanic Americans, Institutional Characteristics, Minority Groups, Outcomes of Education, School Demography, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data), Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, White Students
Office of Institutional Development, College of the Canyons, 26455 North Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College of the Canyons, Valencia, CA. Office of Institutional Development.