ERIC Number: ED451846
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Washington Community and Technical Colleges Fall Enrollment & Staffing Report, 2000.
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.
This report provides enrollment information for Washington community and technical colleges during fall quarter 2000. It also presents information about student demographics, programs and student characteristics, state-supported course enrollment, contract-supported course enrollment, and staff. Highlights include: (1) Washington's community and technical colleges served 252,378 individuals in fall 2000, compared with 250,463 in fall 1999; (2) Washington's community and technical colleges served 146,511 FTEs (full-time equivalent students) in fall 2000, an increase of 2.3 percent over fall 1999; (3) state funding combined with tuition charges supported 81 percent of the FTEs; (4) forty-seven percent of state-supported FTEs were generated by students enrolled for workforce training purposes, 39 percent by students preparing for transfer, 9 percent by students with a final goal of literacy or English as a Second Language skills, and 5 percent by students enrolled for parenting classes or unspecified purposes; (5) full-time faculty provided 57.1 percent of all instruction in fall 2000, compared with 57.5 percent in fall 1999; (6) the proportion of the student population that was female (57% of those reporting gender) was higher than the proportion of females in the state's population; and (7) the ethnic composition of the student population in fall 2000 (26% students of color) was more diverse than that of the state as a whole. (JA)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.