ERIC Number: ED451854
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Iowa Community Colleges Fall Term 1999 Credit Student Enrollment Report.
Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Div. of Community Colleges and Workforce Preparation.
This report provides student enrollment data for Iowa community colleges for fall 1999. Highlights include: (1) community college fall credit enrollment continued to grow, with approximately 59 percent pursuing college parallel program majors; (2) fall term enrollments have grown 29 percent from 49,351 in 1989 to 63,809 in 1999; (3) college parallel program enrollments have grown 51 percent from 24,716 in 1989 to 37,398 in 1999; (4) vocational enrollments have grown 10 percent from 20,298 to 22,355 over the same time period, and career option (programs that prepare students either to enter a vocation or to transfer to a four-year institution), declined 7 percent from 4,337 to 4,052; (5) community college enrollments represent the ethnicity of the citizens of the state as a whole, surpassing in all minority categories their proportional share of the total state population; (6) while 1.71 percent of Iowa's 1990 population is black, 2.69 percent of the fall 1999 community college enrollment reporting ethnicity was black; (7) more than 56 percent of enrollment was female; and (8) approximately 58 percent of community college students were enrolled in arts and science programs. (JA)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Div. of Community Colleges and Workforce Preparation.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa