ERIC Number: ED463000
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Student Enrollments and Completions in the Illinois Community College System, Fiscal Year 2001.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
This document details the recorded student data from the 48 institutions in the Illinois Community College System. Student data is collected twice during the fiscal year by the colleges--fall opening enrollments and end-of-fiscal-year annual student enrollment and completion figures. Report highlights include: (1) In 2001, Illinois community colleges showed 340,101 students enrolled at the start of the fall semester and 666,491 students who took courses during the entire fiscal year--students enrolled in non-credit courses increase the total to 979,585; (2) Females made up 55% of the total student population enrolled in credit courses; (3) Minority (non-white) students accounted for 35% of all enrolled credit students; (4) The average age of all students was 31.6 years; (5) Thirty-five percent of the credit students were enrolled in a college transfer program; (6) Occupational credit programs accounted for 27% of the credit student enrollment; (7) Nearly 12,900 transfer degrees and 24,633 occupational degrees and certificates were awarded during the 2001 fiscal year; (8) Females accounted for 58% of the graduates; (9) Minorities earned 29% of the degrees and certificates awarded; and (10) More than half (57%) of the enrolled credit students expressed no intent to pursue a degree. The report includes statistics by individual colleges and programs. Statistics on student demographics, grades, standardized test scores, and educational objectives are also provided. Appended are credit enrollment data tables, noncredit course enrollment data tables, and completion data tables. (MKF)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.