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ERIC Number: ED463039
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Sep
Pages: 86
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: La Guardia Community Coll., Long Island City, NY.