ERIC Number: ED480770
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
State-by-State Profile of Community Colleges. 6th Edition.
American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.
This state-by-state profile of community colleges offers a brief overview, by state, of the following trends and statistics for the nation's 1,173 community colleges: (1) Number of public, tribal, and independent colleges in the state; (2) credit enrollment; (3) student characteristics; (4) average faculty salary; (5) full-time employees; (6) tuition and family income; (7) expenditures; and (8) sources of revenue. The report also offers a brief overview, by state, of the following trends and statistics for state demographics: (1) current and projected racial/ethnic percentages; (2) projected number of high school graduates; (3) educational attainment, 25 and older; (4) migration/immigration projections; and (5) rural/urban population. The report also offers trends and statistics for these state workforce issues: (1) highest paying occupations requiring some college/associate degree; (2) fastest growing occupations requiring some college/associate degree; (3) fastest declining occupations requiring some college/associate degree; (4) unemployment rate; (5) number of allied health workers employed; (6) gross state product; and (7) change in number of businesses 1995-2000. Also offers graphs and tables depicting per capita state and local appropriations for community college by state, average in-state tuition fees, median household incomes by state, percentages of population served by community colleges, highest educational attainment of people 25 and older, and statistics regarding 10 projected fastest growing occupations in the nation. (NB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Community Colleges, Curriculum, Demography, Educational Finance, Emerging Occupations, Financial Support, Job Training, National Surveys, Outcomes of Education, Tuition, Two Year Colleges
Community College Press, a Division of American Association of Community Colleges, One Dupont Circle NW, Ste. 410, Washington, DC 20036 ($44, nonmembers; $35, members). Web site: http://www.aacc.nche.edu/.
Publication Type: Books; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.
Note: For the 2001 edition, see ED 449 864.