ERIC Number: ED450859
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Germanna Community College Transfer Student Success, 1990-99: Revised Tables.
Curtis, John W.
This report presents information on students who attended Germanna Community College and applied to one of the public baccalaureate institutions in Virginia between the years of 1990 and 1999. Admission, enrollment, and success after transfer are all analyzed. However, the tables are incomplete because not all colleges submitted the necessary data. Thus, some differences in tables may be due to this lack of information, rather than actual differences in transfer success. Highlights include: (1) 1,384 Germanna students applied to four-year institutions during this ten-year period, including 269 to Virginia Commonwealth University, 227 to James Madison University, and 166 to George Mason University; (2) 90% of these applicants were white, 5.3% were African-American, 2% were Asian, 1.3% Hispanic, and 1.4% "other"; (3) 59.8% of the applicants were female; (4) Virginia Commonwealth University appears to have admitted the highest number of applicants: 211; (5) one year after transferring, 80% (n=125) of the students at Virginia Commonwealth University were in good standing, compared with only 67% (n=76) at George Mason University; and (6) in total, 79% (n=748) of all students who transferred to a four-year institution were in good standing. Where a university code was not provided, "good standing" was defined as a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0. (CJW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Germanna Community Coll., Locust Grove, VA.