ERIC Number: ED390502
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Student Enrollments and Completions in the Illinois Community College System, Fiscal Year 1995.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
At the close of each fiscal year, the 49 public community colleges of the Illinois Community College System (ICCS) are required to submit detailed student records to the ICCS Board providing data on annual enrollments and completions for credit-generating students. Highlights for fiscal year (FY) 1995 include the following: (1) ICCS institutions enrolled 682,243 students in instructional credit courses, a 1.4% decrease from the previous year; (2) annual full-time equivalent (FTE) enrollment was 219,040, a decrease of 4.1% from FY 1994; (3) the percent of minority students enrolled decreased slightly (0.3%) even though the number decreased by 2.6%; (4) the median age of students was 26.7, slightly younger than the previous year; (5) 3 out of 4 students attended part-time in FY 1995; (6) 27% of the students were enrolled in occupational programs, while associate degree nursing was the largest occupational program with 13,612 students; (7) 36,752 degrees and certificates were awarded to students in FY 1995, a 1.3% increase over the previous year; (8) females accounted for 61% of all completions; (9) minority students earned 21.5% of the collegiate-level degrees completed, comprised 25% of occupational program completers, and accounted for 15% of the total graduates with baccalaureate or transfer degrees; and (10) only 65% of the students who successfully completed baccalaureate or transfer degrees indicated an intention to transfer to a four-year institution. Detailed tables on enrollments and completions are included. (TGI)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Associate Degrees, College Graduates, Community Colleges, Credit Courses, Educational Certificates, Educational Mobility, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Full Time Equivalency, Minority Groups, Student Characteristics, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.