ERIC Number: ED448819
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Transfer Rate Report, Spring 1999.
Austin Community Coll., TX.
This study attempts to discern the rate at which first-time-in-college (FTIC) Austin Community College (ACC) (Texas) students transfer to senior institutions, and which senior institutions they choose to attend. Highlights of the report include: (1) From 1990-1993, Austin Community College students transferred to four-year institutions at a higher rate than community college students elsewhere in Texas; (2) In each of these years, one-third of FTIC students majoring in academic areas transferred to senior institutions, both from ACC and statewide; (3) Comparison of the percent of change in the number of transfers from one year to the next for ACC and statewide reveals an inverse relationship, with ACC's rate increasing where the statewide rate decreases; and (4) about one-fifth of ACC's FTIC students majoring in technical areas transfer to senior institutions, while slightly over one-tenth of statewide students do. The majority of ACC transfer students (63% in 1996-97) went to the University of Texas at Austin, while 21% went to Southwest Texas State University and most remaining chose another of Texas' 33 public universities. Appended is a table of transfer rates by ethnicity and a list of transfer institutions in Texas. (EMH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Austin Community Coll., TX.