ERIC Number: EJ489637
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Criteria for Establishing Two-Year Colleges in the United States.
Hammons, James O.; Nunn, Walter H.
Higher Education Review, v26 n3 p51-56 Sum 1994
Seven common criteria for establishment of a new community college in the United States are outlined. They include local population and demographic factors; community interest; funding availability; appropriate state regulation; assessment of existing educational opportunities; and geographic location and logistics. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Planning, College Role, Community Colleges, Demography, Economic Impact, Educational Assessment, Educational Demand, Educational Supply, Enrollment Projections, Financial Support, Geographic Location, Higher Education, Program Development, School Community Relationship, State Aid, State Legislation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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