ERIC Number: ED449849
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Academic Year Report, 1999-2000.
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.
This report provides a snapshot of funding, facilities, staffing, and enrollments in Washington's community and technical colleges in the 1999-2000 academic year. The report also describes key measures of student outcomes, and addresses the most frequently asked questions related to expenditures, personnel and students. Report highlights include: (1) the Washington community and technical colleges served 472,470 students in 1999-00, the largest number ever enrolled; (2) the community and technical colleges enrolled the equivalent of 153,559 full-time students (annual FTEs) each quarter in 1999-00; (3) the racial composition of the student population was significantly more diverse than that of the state as a whole (the two-year colleges serve 27% people of color compared with 17% people of color in the state population); (4) system expenditures totaled more than $757 million; (5) 33,962 students enrolled in distance-learning classes (5,413 FTEs) including Internet courses (14,500 students); and (6) $1,584 tuition and fees were charged to a full-time student for classes over three quarters. Just under 10 percent of all high school juniors and seniors take one or more college courses under the Running Start Program. Appendices include full-time undergraduate student tuition and fees, additional historical enrollment information, a list of statistical publications, and definitions. (JA)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.