ERIC Number: ED445595
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Proprietary Sector of Missouri Postsecondary Education, 1998-1999. Statistical Summary.
Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education, Jefferson City.
This directory offers institutional and student data collected from proprietary schools certified to operate under sections 173.600-173.619 of the Missouri state statutes. The data covers 85 Missouri-based private career schools and 18 out-of-state regionally accredited degree-granting institutions: data tables present calendar year 1998 information; graphic displays offer highlights of changes in this sector over five years. Data tables and graphics are organized in six sections: Missouri Private Career Schools, 1998; Out-of-State Degree Granting Institutions, 1998; Inventory: Instructional Programs, 1998; Student Preparation, 1998; Participation, 1998; Completion and Employment, 1998; and Resources, 1998. The report notes that in 1998 Missouri private career schools enrolled 49,303 students in 840 instructional programs. The largest student enrollment was in business programs; precision technology programs have the second largest student enrollment. The report also notes that students attending private career schools generally have better educational foundations than they did five years ago; 38 percent report they are pursuing a degree. Data also indicate that private career schools continue to have a high level of success of graduates finding employment in their fields of study. A directory of schools and the 1990 Classification of Instructional Programs is appended. (CH)
Descriptors: Career Education, Certification, Correspondence Schools, Degrees (Academic), Education Work Relationship, Employment, High School Graduates, Postsecondary Education, Private Colleges, Private Education, Proprietary Schools, Relevance (Education), Small Colleges, State Colleges, Tables (Data), Technology, Vocational Education
Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education, 3315 Amazonas Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109; Tel: 573-751-2361; Fax: 573-751-2361; Web site: http://www.mocbhe.gov.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education, Jefferson City.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri