ERIC Number: ED453874
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jun
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A Decade of Growth: HCCC's Presence among New Jersey Community Colleges, 1990-1999.
This report focuses on changes in the enrollment of credit students at Hudson County Community College (HCCC) (New Jersey) during the period 1990-1999. The data permit two types of comparisons: HCCC over time and HCCC relative to the other 18 community colleges in New Jersey. Highlights include: (1) HCCC entered the decade as the 15th largest college and exited the decade as the 14th largest college in New Jersey; (2) an examination of all 19 colleges indicates that Essex was the only other institution to move up in rank during the 1990s; (3) during the 1990s, the community college sector experienced a slight decrease in total enrollment; in contrast, HCCC experienced an increase of 58%; (4) in terms of 1990-1999 changes, both part-time (41%) and full-time (68%) enrollments increased at HCCC; (5) the most dramatic finding is the 68% increase in full-time enrollment at HCCC, which accounts for 13% of the total full-time increase among the 19 community colleges; and (6) the most significant change in terms of gender is that while the sector composition remained stable during the 1990-1999 period, HCCC became "more female" (57% vs. 62%). Contains six tables and 1 figure. (JA)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: Hudson County Community Coll., Jersey City, NJ. Office of Planning and Institutional Research.