ERIC Number: ED463039
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
La Guardia Community College Institutional Profile, 2001.
Gau, Qi-Jian, Comp.
This 2001 report is an institutional profile for LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York. The report includes the following sections: (1) a student body profile; (2) enrollment profile; (3) measures of success (degree and graduation statistics); (4) adult and continuing education; and (5) institutional resources (information technology, faculty and staff, library, finances, grant awards, and space). Highlights from the student profiles category include the following: (1) the ethnic background of students at LaGuardia in the fall term of the year 2000 was 34% Hispanic, 16% Black/Non-Hispanic, 16% Asian or Pacific Islander, 14% White/Non-Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 5% other, and 16% unknown; (2) 14% of year 2000 entering students planned to earn an associate's degree or certificate, while 86% had plans to obtain a bachelor's, master's, or higher degree; (3) 92% of first-time, degree-seeking students in the year 2000 needed preparatory work in at least 1 subject area; (4) 74% of entering students needed to take basic math; (5) the average 5-year rate for associate's degree attainment at LaGuardia was 25.7% (compared with the national average of 18.6%); (6) approximately 65% of academic year 1999-2000 graduates reported continuing their education in senior colleges within 6 months of graduation; and (7) the year 2000 employment rates of LaGuardia graduates averaged 51% over the past 5 graduating classes. A glossary of specialized terms used in report is appended. (NB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Age, Basic Skills, Buildings, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Educational Facilities, Enrollment Trends, Minority Groups, Outcomes of Education, Personnel, Profiles, School Funds, Sex, Student Characteristics, Student Educational Objectives, Student Records, Transfer Rates (College), Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.lagcc.cuny.edu/facts/2001IP.asp.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: La Guardia Community Coll., Long Island City, NY.