ERIC Number: ED392364
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
A Factual Look at Higher Education in Nebraska Including Fall Head Count Enrollment, Freshman Residence and Migration, Degrees Awarded, Institutional Finance, Faculty Salaries.
Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, Lincoln.
This document analyzes Nebraska data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) concerning trends and significant changes in head count enrollment, degrees awarded, institutional finance, full-time faculty at Nebraska's 13 public and 17 independent colleges and universities, and enrollment and degrees at the state's private career schools. Highlights of the data include the following: (1) 1994 total Fall head count enrollment for the state's 29 public and independent postsecondary institutions was 115,432 students, down from an all time high of 116,767 for Fall 1993; (2) the continued growth of part-time student enrollment at Nebraska's Community Colleges; (3) Nebraska's minority enrollment was 5.6 percent in 1990, lower than the national norm of 20 percent; (4) for 1989-90 through 1993-94, the number of degrees granted by Nebraska's Public and Independent colleges and universities increased from 15,979 to 18,289; (5) state appropriations for public institutions increased from $283 million in 1989-90 to $348 million for 1993-94; and (6) for public and private colleges the number of full-time instructional faculty increased from 7,172 for Fall 1985 to 8,102 for Fall 1994, an increase of 13 percent in 10 years. Extensive appendixes contain additional tables on headcount enrollment, degrees awarded, institutional finance, faculty salaries, and private career schools. (JB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Freshmen, Community Colleges, Costs, Degrees (Academic), Educational Finance, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Expenditures, Higher Education, Minority Groups, National Surveys, Private Colleges, Proprietary Schools, State Colleges, State Universities, Tables (Data), Teacher Salaries, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, Lincoln.
Identifiers - Location: Nebraska