ERIC Number: ED477195
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Washington Community and Technical Colleges Fall Enrollment and Staffing Report, 2002.
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.
This 2002 staffing and enrollment report for the Washington Community and Technical College System (WCTCS) provides a snapshot of enrollments, as well as an analysis of the system as a whole and an extensive set of tables. The system consists of 30 districts and 34 colleges, which enrolled 260,488 individuals (156,729 FTEs) in fall 2002. More than 57% of state-supported FTEs were enrolled full-time (10 credits or more), an increase of 6% from fall 2001. At least 46% of state-supported FTEs were generated by students enrolled for workforce training, 40% by students preparing for transfer, 9% by students with a final goal of literacy or English as a second language, and 5% by students enrolled for parenting classes or other purposes. More than 28% of students were students of color, compared with 22% people of color in the state population. At least 58% of students were female, higher than the percentage in the general population. The median age of students in state-supported classes was 27 years. Transfer students had a median age of 21, while workforce training students had a median age of 31. In fall 2002, 56% of state-supported teaching faculty were full-time, while 44% were part-time. The part-time teaching faculty percentages increased over the previous year. Contains approximately 90 tables. (NB)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia.