ERIC Number: ED444672
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
College of DuPage Student Portrait, Fall Quarter 1999.
College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL. Office of Research and Planning.
The report profiles the College of DuPage's (COD) fall quarter 1999 student body. It presents a brief history of the college's enrollment and a comparison of enrollments with other Illinois community colleges. It also provides demographic information on current students. Additionally, enrollment information is included by program, division, and class meeting time. From 1985 to 1991, COD's total enrollment grew to a record breaking 36,322 students. For the last eight years, enrollments have leveled off and declined to 34,073 students. The majority of COD students are part-time--5,149 (74%). The proportion of full-time students to part-time students has remained virtually the same since 1990. Twenty-six percent of the students are in the traditional community college student age category of 18-20 years of age, 40% are 21-39 years of age, and 29% are 40 years of age or older. The proportion of minority students at the college continues to increase and stands at 22%. The top five occupational programs by declared major are as follows: (1) Computer Information Systems; (2) Nursing ADN; (3) Graphic Arts; (4) Accounting; and (5) Manufacturing Technology. Over 7,600 (23%) students have already earned an associate's degree or higher. (JA)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL. Office of Research and Planning.