ERIC Number: ED454914
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Johnson County Community College Fall 2000 New Student Survey.
Weglarz, Shirley G.
This report presents the results of a survey at Johnson County Community College (JCCC) (Kansas), conducted to determine new students' educational objectives and what factors influenced their decisions to attend JCCC. Questions were also asked about new students' preferences for various media in order to provide information for the college's marketing and advertising efforts. Report highlights include: (1) overall, new students' ratings of JCCC are very favorable, with almost nine in ten responding new students (85%) rating JCCC "excellent" or "good," 10% "average," and the remaining 5% "fair" or "poor"; (2) forty-two percent of the respondents chose "inexpensive, reasonable" as what they like best about JCCC; (3) more than one-third (34%) liked the "small class sizes" best; (3) the percentage of respondents indicating that a campus service meets their needs ranged from a high of 92% for computer labs to a low of 65% for job listing and recruitment; (4) one-third of all new students surveyed indicated their educational objectives were to transfer to another college or university, while 18% cited "personal interest/self-improvement"; and (5) the following factors were cited as major influences in students' decision to attend JCCC: "class times fit my schedule" (67%), "can work while attending" (66%), "course offered at JCCC" (63%), and "cost of attending" (60%). (EMH)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Johnson County Community Coll., Overland Park, KS. Office of Institutional Research.