ERIC Number: ED422995
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Report on the Status of Proprietary Schools in Dade County, Florida. Research Report No. 97-01R.
This report investigates proprietary school activity in Dade County, Florida. Aggregate data for 1994-95 show 105,374 students enrolled and 36,312 graduates/completions from proprietary schools statewide. The subset for Dade County was 19,995 enrollments and 9,075 completions. When program-level data from the state are summarized for Dade County, the 1994-95 data show 10,027 enrollments and 3,711 completions across 51 licensed and/or accredited proprietary schools. The schools with the highest overall enrollments are Miami Technical Institute (1,414), Hialeah Technical Center (1,027), National School of Technology (813), Hi-Tech School of Miami (690), and Miami Institute of Technology (662). Of the 10 discipline areas, medicine has the largest number of enrollments (5,163) and completions (1,671), followed by computer science, with 2,577 enrollments and 1,149 completions. Table 1 contains program enrollment and completion data reported by the proprietary school state board and sorted by discipline area. Table 2 presents data in the same format as the first table, except that the schools in this table are neither in the State Board of Independent Postsecondary Vocational Trade, Technical, Business School 1994-95 Annual Report nor in their 1994-95 Directory. Four appended articles present accreditation status, region of location in Dade County, school address and telephone number, advertising information, and synopsis of legislation and issues. (Contains 16 references.) (AS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.