ERIC Number: ED453863
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Miami-Dade Community College Fall Profile, 1999-2000: Closing Fall Enrollment Analysis. Research Report Abstract.
Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.
The purpose of this report is to describe characteristics of students enrolled at Miami-Dade Community College (Florida) campuses and centers during the fall term 1999, and to highlight enrollment changes. Campus and center enrollment includes any student taking a course at that location, while college-wide data give an unduplicated count of students for the term. Highlights include: (1) the fall term 1999 credit enrollment was 46,888, a 1.2% decrease from fall 1998 (this represents 576 fewer students); (2) notable decreases in enrollment occurred for white non-Hispanics (-562 students), males (-380), full-time students (-448), U.S. citizens (-525), students in the 21-25 years-old age range (-406), and students with a native language of English (-1,174); (3) increases occurred for Hispanics (+131 students), students with a native language of Spanish (+643), students in the 36 years and older age ranges (+290), and foreign/visa students (+153); (4) 59% of students were taking primarily Associate in Arts courses, 20% Associate in Science courses, and 16% were enrolled primarily in college preparatory courses; (5) fall term enrollment has decreased steadily across the past five years, and there were 4,131 fewer students in fall 1999 than in fall term 1995. (JA)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.