ERIC Number: ED400883
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Oct
Washington Community and Technical Colleges Academic Year Report, 1995-96.
Yoshitomi, Joan; Hale, Earl
Designed to answer the most frequently asked questions about Washington Community and Technical College (WCTCs), this report provides information about students, courses, faculty, staff, expenditures, and facilities for the 1995-96 academic year and includes historical data where available. Following a brief history of the CWTC 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) 425,007 students were enrolled in 1995-96; (2) 23% of the student population were students of color, compared to approximately 16% in the state population; (3) 57% of the student population was female; (4) one third (n=41,781) of all FTE's received need-based financial aid; (5) 47% of all state and contract FTE's were generated by students enrolled for workforce training, with 38% enrolled in preparation for transfer to four-year institutions; (6) 12,155 students were enrolled under a workforce training trust fund; (7) 10,036 state supported, full-time equivalent faculty, classified, administrative, and other professional staff were employed in the WCTC; and (8) system expenditures totaled $471 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. (AJL)
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.
Note: For the 1995 fall enrollment and staffing report, see ED 396 784.