ERIC Number: ED464679
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
A Matter of Facts: The North Carolina Community College System Fact Book, 2002.
North Carolina Community Coll. System, Raleigh.
This is the 2002 edition of North Carolina's annual Community College System Fact Book. It provides information on the status of the state's 58 community, technical and other public two-year colleges. The book discusses the system's history, governance, and funding; college program briefs; finance and college facilities; student data; and staff and faculty statistics. Report highlights include: (1) for 2001-2002, the tuition rate was $31 per credit hour and $496 maximum tuition charge per semester for in-state students; for out-of-state students, tuition was $173.24 per credit hour and $2,772 maximum semester charge; (2) the system's colleges offered more than 1,800 curriculum programs under more than 240 curriculum titles; (3) in 2000-2001, unduplicated headcount was 772,280; (4) 57% of these students were pursuing an associate's degree, and 30% were transitional students; (5) the most prominent age group (non-continuing education) was 20-24, followed closely by 25-34; (6) 68% of the students were white, 25% African American, 2% Hispanic, 2% Asian, and 1% American Indian; (7) 60% of the non-continuing education students were female; (8) 95% of students were in-state; and (9) 38% were taking 5 or fewer credits. Appendices include a glossary of terms, a directory of the state board of directors for the community college systems, and a list of the community college presidents. (EMH)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Basic Skills, College Programs, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Degrees (Academic), Educational Assessment, Educational Finance, Enrollment, Governance, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Mission, School Personnel, Student Characteristics, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Community Coll. System, Raleigh.