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ERIC Number: ED456868
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 23
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Community Impact Report. Executive Summary, Fall 2000.
Hodge, Valerie
This summary details Bellevue Community College's (BCC's) (Washington) short-term and long-term community impacts. Short-term community impacts include: (1) 34,994 students were educated and trained at BCC; (2) BCC employed over 2,272 people, 53% of whom lived in the BCC service area; (3) BCC total revenue was $62,966,226; (4) 28.6% of the total revenue was from the state general fund; (5) total direct economic contribution of BCC to the community (institutional, employee, and student expenditures) was $51,030,523; and (6) if the statewide jobs multiplier was used, BCC employment would account for an additional 2,567 jobs in the community. Long-term community impacts include: (1) 622 dislocated workers were trained, 64% of these were from the BCC service area; (2) 95 people enrolled in Workfirst (the state's welfare-to-work program); (3) an average of over 700 students per quarter enrolled in the English-as-a-Second-Language program; (4) 500 students enrolled in Weekend College; (5) professional/technical students earn an average of $8,000 more per year after BCC training; and (6) students who say they intend to transfer but go into the workforce instead exhibit wage gains of between 39 and 50% compared to wages earned prior to their enrollment at BCC. (NB)
Bellevue Community College, 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 (full report also available). Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bellevue Community Coll., WA.