ERIC Number: ED461393
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Washington Community and Technical Colleges Academic Year Report 2000-01.
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.
This report provides 2000-2001 information on funding, staffing, facilities, and enrollment at all Washington State community and technical colleges. It also includes demographics on student characteristics, enrollment, graduation, and transfer rates. Highlights include: (1) the colleges enrolled the equivalent of 158,192 full-time students; (2) a large number of students were recorded as having taken distance-learning courses; (3) a majority of the students were enrolled in workforce/job preparation education courses; (4) nearly 14,000 current high school 11th and 12th graders were enrolled in early college credit courses at the community colleges; (5) there was an increase in welfare-to-work students; (6) transfer numbers were down slightly from previous years; (7) the community colleges employ over 17,000 staff members and own 2,753 acres of land (14.4 million square feet of facilities); (8) the community and technical colleges' expenditures total over $812.9 million dollars; and (9) approximately 76% ($614.8 million) of revenue came from general and special state funds and student tuition. The report is filled with tables of information. The appendix contains information on full-time student tuition and fees, enrollment figures, statistical publications information, and definitions of report terms. (MKF)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Basic Skills, College Faculty, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Enrollment, Governance, Outcomes of Education, Program Implementation, Remedial Instruction, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.sbctc.ctc.edu.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.