ERIC Number: ED392472
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Washington Community and Technical Colleges Academic Year Report, 1994-95.
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.
Designed to answer the most frequently asked questions about Washington Community and Technical Colleges (WCTSs), this report provides information about students, courses, faculty, staff, expenditures, and facilities for the 1994-95 academic year and includes historical data where available. Following a brief history of WCTC system, the six sections of the report examine courses offered; enrollments and student demographics, including full-time equivalents (FTEs) by funding source and by college; student outcomes and progress related to degrees and transfers; community college personnel; facilities; and expenditures. Highlighted findings include the following: (1) 443,426 students were enrolled in 1994-95; (2) 23% of the student population were students of color, compared to approximately 15% in the state population; (3) 55% of the student population was female; (4) one third (n=46,804) of all FTEs received need-based financial aid; (5) 47% of all state and contract FTEs were generated by students enrolled for workforce training, with 39% enrolled in preparation for transfer to four-year institutions; (6) 11,397 students were enrolled under a workforce training trust fund; (7) 9,806 state supported, full-time equivalent faculty, classified, administrative, and other professional staff were employed in the WCTC; and (8) system expenditures totaled $462.5 million in a combination of state funds plus tuition collections. Information on student tuition and fees, a list of statistical publications, and definitions of terms are appended. (TGI)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Courses, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Enrollment, Expenditures, Full Time Students, Institutional Characteristics, Outcomes of Education, Student Characteristics, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.