ERIC Number: ED405942
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Washington Community and Technical Colleges Fall Enrollment & Staffing Report, 1996.
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia. Education Div.
A statistical overview is provided of trends in enrollment, student characteristics, and staffing in Washington's community and technical colleges as of fall 1996. The report first examines patterns of enrollment by funding source for full-time equivalent students (FTEs) and other students from 1992 to 1996; student purpose of attendance, full- and part-time status, and planned length of attendance for 1993 to 1996; and the impact of tuition waivers from 192 to 1996. Next, the demographics of students served are detailed for 1993 to 1996. The following sections present information on student characteristics for selected programs, 1992-96; state supported course enrollment, 1993-96; and contract supported course enrollment, 1993-96. Information on staff characteristics is then provided for 1993-96. Finally, fall 1996 data on enrollment, funding sources, and student characteristics are presented for 29 community colleges and college districts and 5 technical colleges. Highlighted findings include the following: (1) the Washington community and technical colleges served 234,410 individuals in fall 1996 compared to 228,550 in fall 1995; (2) 53% of state-supported students were enrolled full-time; (3) 45% of state FTEs were enrolled for workforce training purposes and 39% for transfer; (4) 23% of the student population were students of color; and (5) full-time faculty provided 52% of all instruction in fall 1996, down from 54% in fall 1995. (HAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia. Education Div.