ERIC Number: ED463035
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Gulf Coast Consortium Standard Student Survey: System Analysis Spring 2000 Student Survey.
Houston Community Coll. System, TX. Office of Institutional Research.
This report presents the results of the Houston Community College System's (HCCS's) (Texas) year 2000 Student Survey. Highlights include: (1) 63% of students surveyed were female, and more than 67% of students surveyed lived in households of 2 to 4 individuals; (2) the ethnic/racial makeup of the sampled students is almost evenly divided among the 3 major ethnic groups/racial groups in the geographic area--Caucasians 27%, Hispanics 26%, and African Americans 25%; (3) the mean age of students surveyed was 28 years, and the median age was 24 years; (4) almost 70% of students reported that they were employed off campus, in either full- or part-time positions; (5) approximately 37% of students reported an annual household income equal to or exceeding $33,460, while almost 15% reported a yearly household income of $8,050 or less; (6) approximately 51% of students indicated that they were first-generation college attendees; and (7) slightly more than 50% of students indicated a desire to transfer either to the University of Houston-Downtown or the University of Houston-University Park. Results of the survey were presented as System totals as well as being broken down into the five System campuses: Central, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, and Southwest. (NB)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Houston Community Coll. System, TX. Office of Institutional Research.