ERIC Number: ED456876
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-May
The College Fact Book: Academic Year 2000-2001.
El Centro Coll., Dallas, TX.
This comprehensive fact book is part of the institutional effectiveness effort at El Centro College in Texas. It provides extensive information on students, graduation, performance measures, continuing education, faculty, and finances. Report highlights (for fall 2000, unless noted otherwise) include: (1) unduplicated headcount was 4,227; (2) females made up 68% of enrollment; (3) 39% of students were African American, 31% White, 22% Hispanic, and 7% "other"; (4) average student age was 29; (5) only 23% of students were enrolled full time; (6) for academic year 1999-2000, 133 certificates and 370 associate degrees were awarded; (7) 39% of the degrees were in nursing, 15% in liberal arts, and 11% in legal assistance; (8) in fall 1999, El Centro had an 81% course completion rate, comparable to the state's (80%) and higher than the district's (76%); (9) 37% of students earned less than $8,000 per year, and 13% earned more than $27,000; (10) 40% of students reported job-related reasons for attending the school; (11) for academic year 1999-2000, headcount for continuing/workforce education was 10,364; (12) in fall 1999, the college employed 315 faculty, 56% of whom were female and 76% of whom were White; (13) in 1999, 45 faculty members held doctoral degrees and 157 held master's degrees; (14) in 1999, 210 of the faculty members were between 41 and 60 years of age; (15) average salary reported for faculty members in academic year 1999-2000 was $53,049 for males and $48,111 for females, a decline from 1997-1998; and (16) total current funds revenue for fiscal year 1998-1999 was $24,304,542. Contains numerous tables and graphs. (EMH)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Educational Finance, Enrollment, Females, Institutional Characteristics, Labor Force Development, Males, Minority Groups, Salaries, School Effectiveness, Student Characteristics, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: El Centro Coll., Dallas, TX.
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