ERIC Number: ED402999
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Recent Alumni Survey, 1994-95.
Saint Petersburg Junior Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.
In December 1995, Florida's Saint Petersburg Junior College undertook a study of graduates from 1994-95 to obtain information on their current activities, determine their satisfaction with programs and services, and obtain data to supplement college reports. Of the 2,612 completers from 1994-95, 1,410 completed surveys. Study findings included the following: (1) over 68% (n=967) of the respondents reported that they were employed, while 65% were continuing their education; (2) 38.3% reported that they were both employed and continuing their education, with 42.2% of these employed full-time and 49.3% employed part-time; (3) employment in a field related to their education was reported by nearly 85% of the 341 Associate of Science (AS) degree graduates and 76% of the 17 certificate graduates; (4) the average hourly wage for AS graduates employed in a field related to their study was $12.69, compared to $11.47 for Associate of Arts graduates; (5) overall, 42% of the graduates indicated that their studies helped them obtain their present positions, while 38.9% thought that they had no effect; and (6) 96.7% of respondents rated the overall quality of instruction at the college as good or excellent. The survey instrument and tables showing outcomes by program are appended. (HAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Saint Petersburg Junior Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.