ERIC Number: ED448854
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Community College of Philadelphia Survey of 1999 Graduates.
Philadelphia Community Coll., PA. Office of Institutional Research.
The document presents findings from the survey of 1999 graduates conducted by the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) (Pennsylvania). Results are reported concerning previous college experience, data on transfer to four-year institutions, employment status, college environment and student satisfaction with job preparation, course delivery methods, and internship opportunities. Over 95 percent of former CCP students rated their overall education experience at the college as good or excellent. Over 47 percent of the college's graduates enrolled in another college after leaving CCP, and 53.2 percent reported being employed in a job related to their studies at CCP. Eighty-seven percent of graduates reported that the overall career services support they received was good or excellent, while 81.6 percent indicated that they received adequate support from CCP staff for transfer. The report does not provide information on the number of graduates participating, response rates, or survey methods. The appendices contain tables on colleges and universities attended prior to enrolling at CCP, transfer colleges and universities, transfer programs of study, fields of professional certification, graduates' employers, and employment positions. Verbatim recommendations concerning career-planning services are also reported. The survey instrument is included. (KS)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Philadelphia Community Coll., PA. Office of Institutional Research.