ERIC Number: ED457920
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Career Placement and Graduate Transfer Report, 2000.
Community Coll. of Rhode Island, Warwick. Office of Institutional Research and Planning.
Each year, the Community College of Rhode Island attempts to measure its success in helping students enter the workforce or transfer to a university by surveying the previous year's graduates. This report presents survey statistics for the class of 2000 (response rate 80.5%, n=1,073). Highlights include: (1) 637 graduates were employed full time and 255 part time; (2) 411 graduates were continuing their education, more than half on a full-time basis; (3) 42% were attending Rhode Island College and 18% the University of Rhode Island; (4) 162 business administration graduates made an average salary of $32,444 per year; (5) 60 computer studies graduates made an average salary of $35,521 per year; (6) 18 dental hygiene graduates made an average of $46,974 per year; (7) 108 human services graduates, many of whom became teachers, made an average of $25,923 per year; (8) 238 liberal arts graduates made an average of $32,398 per year; (9) average engineering and technology graduate salaries have increased $7,966 since 1998, to $39,238; and (10) total degrees and certificates awarded by the college in 1999-2000 was 1,333, a decrease of 387 from 1994-1995. Salaries and job titles obtained are listed for each of the college's 28 programs. Appended are the survey and several comparative graphs. (EMH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Community Coll. of Rhode Island, Warwick. Office of Institutional Research and Planning.