ERIC Number: ED451862
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-May
Reference Count: N/A
Spring 2000 Student Profile Based upon First Census Data.
This document provides an annual summary of the Los Rios Community College District (LRCCD) and its colleges. Data on student demographics and enrollment trends are highlighted, including: (1) district enrollment for spring 2000 showed an increase of 3.4%, in addition to an increase of 11.0% in spring 1999; (2) district weekly student contract hours increased by 4.1% due to students enrolling in slightly heavier unit loads; (3) district ethnic minority enrollment for spring 2000 is 40.1% (9.8% African American, 16.3% Asian, 12.0% Latino, and 2.0% Native American); (4) little change occurred in the proportions of men and women enrolled (virtually no change from 56.9% female and 43.1% male in 1996 to 57.2% female and 42.8% male in 2000); (5) proportions of students age 20 and under increased by 4.7%, and a steady increase from 19.1% in spring 1996 to 21.5% in spring 2000 for students over the age of 40 can be seen; (6) the amount of students attending day courses remained unchanged, while students attending in the evening decreased by 5.0% and those attending both day and evening rose by 5.1%; and (7) average student unit load remained unchanged from 1996 to 2000. (CJW)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Institutional Characteristics, Student Characteristics, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://irweb.do.losrios.cc.ca.us.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Rios Community Coll. District, Sacramento, CA. Office of Institutional Research.