ERIC Number: ED475562
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Student Enrollments and Completions in the Illinois Community College System, Fiscal Year 2002.
Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.
The Illinois Community College System recorded a total of just under one million (945,661) students in credit and non-credit courses during fiscal year 2002, a decrease of 3.5% from fiscal year 2001. Credit-generating students accounted for over 71% of the overall 2002 headcount. During 2002, the 48 public community colleges enrolled 676,412 students in instructional credit courses, an increase of 1.5% from 2001. Minority students accounted for well over one-third (35.9%) of credit students enrolled. The median age of credit-generating students was 26.7 during 2002--slightly younger than in 2001. The average age of community college students was 31 years. Baccalaureate/transfer remained the largest credit instructional program area, enrolling 36% of 2002 Illinois Community College System students. This was an increase of 5% from 2001. Occupational program enrollments were 27%, an increase of 2%. The largest occupational programs were (1) Associate Degree Nursing; (2) Business Data Programming; and (3) Criminal Justice Technology. More than 19% of credit-gathering community college students were enrolled in adult education courses, an increase of 2% from 2001. Females constituted 55% of the student population. In 2002, Illinois Community College students completed 69% of their attempted hours. Appended are 40 tables of data. (NB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Credit Courses, Degrees (Academic), Demography, Educational Assessment, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Noncredit Courses, Outcomes of Education, School Holding Power, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.iccb.state.il.us/HTML/pdf/reports/02enrollmentrpt.pdf.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Illinois Community Coll. Board, Springfield.