ERIC Number: ED481775
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Satisfaction and Characteristics of Graduating Students, Classes of 2002 and 2003.
Mendocino Coll., Ukiah, CA.
This document discusses the characteristics and satisfaction level of graduating students in 2002-03 in Mendocino College. The graduating class of 2003 was the largest in the colleges history. The information gathered in the report came from a survey mailed to graduates from the class of 2002 and 2003. The response rate was 35% for class of 2002 and 21% for class of 2003. Some of the key findings of the survey are as follows: (1) for both graduating classes, the majority of students completed their program in two or three years; (2) in comparison to the class of 2002, less students from 2003 planned to transfer to a four year school upon graduation; (3) more students from 2003 planned to begin/continue working upon graduation; (4) students from both years were satisfied with most of the services and program offered by the college; (5) overall for both years, the majority (78%) of students were White; (6) more students from 2002 worked full-time (64%) during college than 2003 students (59%); (7) the majority of students from both years took classes both during the day and night; and (8) the most common area of study was General Studies and Liberal Arts (57%). Contains 2 tables and 10 graphs. (MZ)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mendocino Coll., Ukiah, CA.