ERIC Number: ED453845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Iowa Community Colleges FY 98 MIS Credit Student Data Summary Report.
Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Div. of Community Colleges and Workforce Preparation.
This report focuses on community college credit enrollments in Iowa for fiscal year 1998 (July 1, 1997 through July 1, 1998). Campus enrollments are shown as percentages of state total, and credit enrollments are broken down by race/ethnicity, gender, residency, and age as well as by program type (vocational, college parallel, career option, or unknown). Findings include: (1) annual unduplicated credit enrollment totaled 91,699; (2) Des Moines Area, Kirkwood, and Eastern Iowa community colleges accounted for 47% of total state enrollment; (3) 58% of students were female; (4) 59% of students were between the ages of 17 and 24; (5) student average age was approximately 26, with a median in the range of 24 to 25; (6) 57% of students were enrolled in a college parallel program; (7) 93% of community college students were Iowa residents, as compared with 75% at the regents universities and 57% at private colleges and universities; (8) 34% of all credit students enrolled in Iowa postsecondary institutions in the fall of 1998 were enrolled in community colleges; and (9) 50% of the 20,667 new freshmen in Iowa colleges and universities were enrolled at public community colleges in fall of 1998. Contains five graphs and one table. (PGS)
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