ERIC Number: ED449860
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Student Enrollments and Completions in the Illinois Community College System: Fiscal Year 2000.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
This report provides information about student enrollment in Illinois' community colleges. Comparisons with past enrollments and completions, and summary data for the four previous fiscal years (1996-1999), are also presented. Detailed tables comparing fiscal year 1999 and fiscal year 2000 credit headcount, full-time equivalent (FTE) enrollments, and graduates by college are included. Highlights include: (1) the Illinois community college system recorded a total of just over one million (1,008,027) students in credit and noncredit courses in fiscal year 2000, an increase of 3.7 percent since fiscal year 1999; (2) credit-generating students accounted for about two-thirds (66.3 percent) of the overall fiscal year 2000 headcount; (3) minority (non-white) students accounted for 34.4 percent of the credit students enrolled, over one-half percent (0.7) more than in 1999; (4) baccalaureate/transfer remained the largest credit instructional program area enrolling 34.0 percent of fiscal year 2000 Illinois community college system students; (5) statewide, occupational credit program enrollments accounted for 26.4 percent of all credit students; (6) enrollments in occupational programs increased 2.8 percent from the previous year; and (7) more than 16 percent of the credit-generating students are known to have already earned some type of college certificate or degree. This includes 33,915 who earned a bachelor's degree or higher, which is an increase of 315 over last year. Appendices include Credit Enrollment Date Tables, Noncredit Course Enrollment Data Tables, and Completion Data Tables. (JA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.