ERIC Number: ED415926
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Student Enrollments and Completions in the Illinois Community College System, Fiscal Year 1997.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
The 1997 fiscal year annual report on schools in the Illinois community college system focuses on student enrollment and completion. The demographic enrollment data reveals that slightly more than half the students are female, one third is of minority ethnicity, and 2 out of every 5 students are 31 years of age or older. Most of the instructional program areas experienced increased enrollments, the largest of which was the baccalaureate/transfer program. Over half of the students indicated they were enrolled in school with no intention of pursuing a degree, and intended only to complete a certificate or specific courses. Three-fourths of the students attended part-time, with the majority having only high school backgrounds. Eighty-two percent of student grade point averages were 2.01 or above. There was a slight decrease in the number of degrees and certificates awarded, and of those that did graduate, the majority were female non-minorities. More than half of the students under age 25 completed baccalaureate/transfer degrees. Across all age groups, the proportion of occupational graduates increased as age advanced. Appendices include enrollment data tables and completion data tables. (YKH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Annual Reports, Articulation (Education), Associate Degrees, Community Colleges, Diversity (Student), Educational Certificates, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Ethnic Groups, Grade Point Average, Graduation, Minority Groups, School Demography, Student Certification, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data), Transfer Students, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.