ERIC Number: ED427277
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Immediate Transition from High School to College. Indicator of the Month.
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Because most college students enroll in college immediately after completing high school, the percentage of high school completers enrolled in college the October after finishing high school is an indicator of the total proportion of that year's high school completers who will ever enroll in college. The percentage enrolling not only reflects the accessibility of higher education to high school completers but also shows the value completers place on attending college as compared to working, entering the military, starting families, or pursuing other interests. Statistics are presented in data and graphs for 1972-1996, and show the percentage of high school completers ages 16-24 who were enrolled in college the October after completing high school, by type of institution, family income, and race or ethnicity. (EMK)
Descriptors: College Admission, College Applicants, College Students, Enrollment, High School Graduates, High Schools, Higher Education, National Surveys
Web site: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs98/condition98/c9807a01.html
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Note: Extracted from "The Condition of Education, 1998."