ERIC Number: ED411024
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
National Profile of Community Colleges: Trends & Statistics, 1997-1998.
Phillippe, Kent A., Ed.
Drawing on information provided by regional accrediting agencies and from the American Association of Community Colleges' database, this publication provides a broad statistical overview of all public and independent two-year colleges in the United States as of 1997 and includes extensive tables, charts, and graphs. Chapter 1 includes information on the history of community colleges, the number of community colleges by type of control and by state, unduplicated headcount by type and control of institution, and the percentage of residents by state 18 years and older who attend a community college. Chapter 2 focuses on student enrollment and student characteristics, including data on enrollment projections through 2006, student age, attendance status, sex, racial and ethnic background, and distribution of reported disabilities. Chapter 3 looks at indicators of community college impact, including data on degrees and certificates conferred, educational attainment of United States residents, earnings by educational attainment, programs that show excellent job prospects, the national transfer rate, workforce training outcomes, international education, disability support services, service learning, and videoconferencing use. Chapter 4 focuses on student tuition, fees, and financial aid, while chapter 5 presents data on institutional revenues and expenditures and community college employees by type of work, sex, employment status, and salary. Finally, chapter 6 provides an essay on the future of the community college. Contains a glossary and a list of 41 print and electronic resources. (JDI)
Descriptors: Administrators, Associate Degrees, Census Figures, College Faculty, College Outcomes Assessment, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Enrollment, Enrollment Rate, Expenditures, Income, Labor Market, National Surveys, Salaries, Staff Utilization, Statistical Data, Student Characteristics, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid, Tables (Data), Teacher Salaries, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
AACC Publications, P.O. Box 311, Annapolis Junction, MD 21701 ($45; $35 members).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.