ERIC Number: ED440690
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-May
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Career Placement and Graduate Transfer Report, 1998.
Community Coll. of Rhode Island, Warwick.
This report presents the results of a 1999 study on the employment and continuing education status of 1998 Community College of Rhode Island graduates. A survey for the class of 1998 was distributed to 1203 graduates. Two mailings and a telephone follow-up survey resulted in 1106 respondents (78.8 percent response rate). Eighty-three percent of graduates were employed and fifty-eight percent were employed full time. Thirty-four percent were continuing their education, while less than four percent were seeking employment. Data on graduates in 27 different disciplines includes employment or educational status, average salary, and specific businesses employing graduates. Appendix A presents the survey instrument. Appendix B offers graphs comparing placement, transfer, and average salaries of 1996, 1997, and 1998 graduates in Business & Commerce, Computer Science, Engineering & Technologies, Health & Paramedical, Public Service Technologies, and General Programs. Appendix C provides a summary comparison of 1996, 1997, and 1998 graduates; including number of graduates at specific local four-year institutions. (RDG)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Community Coll. of Rhode Island, Warwick.