ERIC Number: ED433863
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Oct-17
Reference Count: N/A
Jefferson College Fall 1997 Factbook. Volume I: Student Characteristics.
Jefferson Coll., Hillsboro, MO.
This fall 1997 report describes student characteristics, enrollment, test scores, and outcomes at Jefferson College, Missouri. Statistics are grouped into seven sections. In the Admissions area, sixty-nine percent of students graduated from an in-county high school or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) program. Regarding Total Student Body, for the second year in a row, enrollment increased slightly to 3,963 (29 more students than fall 1996), student credit hours decreased by 118 to 38,188, part-time student enrollment increased slightly, and the number of full-time and full-time equivalent students has stabilized. The Degree-Seeking Students section states that there are fewer degree-seeking freshmen. Area Vocational School experienced enrollment growth in both high school- and college-level programs. The Standardized Testing section reports that average ACT scores for freshman dropped slightly to 19.5, although this average is as high or higher than public two-year institutions in Missouri. Also, Jefferson students score as high or higher than peers on ASSET testing, the CAAP test, and the CBASE. With regard to Student Outcomes, seventeen percent of students earn a certificate or associate's degree, or complete a program each year. In fall 1996, 311 Jefferson students transferred to other Missouri institutions. In 1996, ninety-seven percent of vocational-technical graduates were employed 180 days after graduation. Enrollment statistics for Jefferson College at Arnold are offered in this final section, stating that approximately 40% of the college's student body enrolled in course work there. (Contains 29 tables and 16 figures.) (RDG)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: Jefferson Coll., Hillsboro, MO.