ERIC Number: ED450843
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Los Rios Community College District Fall 1999 Student Profile, Based upon First Census Data.
This is the tenth in a series of Los Rios Community College District fall student profiles. These annual summaries provide the district and its colleges with data on student demographics and enrollment trends, important information for successful planning to meet the needs of a changing student clientele. The data presented in the fall 1999 profile illustrate the overall growth of the district's enrollment as well as changing demographic trends. Highlights include: (1) enrollment has increased annually beginning in fall 1996 and continuing through fall 1999 by 5.9%; (2) the fall 1999 distribution of ethnic students at Los Rios was 39.6%, generally mirroring the fall 1998 pattern; (3) there continues to be a slight decline in the proportion of white student enrollment at Los Rios colleges, decreasing from 58.3% in fall 1994 to 55.9% in fall 1999; (4) the trend of an older student body at Los Rios continues, with 21.5% of all students enrolled being 40 or more years of age; (5) there was an increase in the number of younger students; and (6) attendance patterns have shifted over the past five years, with fewer students taking courses offered only during the evening and more attending both day and evening courses in fall 1999. (JA)
Descriptors: College Environment, Community Colleges, Educational Trends, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, School Demography, Student Characteristics, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://irweb.do.losrios.cc.ca.us.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Rios Community Coll. District, Sacramento, CA. Office of Institutional Research.