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Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2012
"Key Facts about Higher Education in Washington" provides vital data to chart higher education's progress and challenges. First published in 2002 by the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, this annual report highlights "Key Facts" about Washington's postsecondary institutions--including faculty, students, budgets,…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Private Colleges
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2011
Since its establishment in the 1860s, Washington's higher education system has evolved rapidly to meet a myriad of state needs in fields as diverse as agriculture, bioscience, chemistry, environmental sciences, engineering, medicine, law, business, computer science, and architecture. Today, higher education, like other vital state functions, faces…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Technical Institutes, Private Colleges
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2011
More than 70 percent of the students who access higher education in Washington do so first at a two-year institution. Washington's two-year colleges account for a higher percentage of public and private college student enrollments (49 percent) than in the United States in general (34 percent). The Higher Education Coordinating Board's (HECB)…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Two Year Colleges, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2010
First published in 2002, "Key Facts about Higher Education in Washington" provides valuable information on the ways higher education serves the state and its people. The most current data and information available is presented throughout this report to highlight the "Key Facts" about Washington's postsecondary institutions,…
Descriptors: State Aid, Delivery Systems, Student Characteristics, Outcomes of Education
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2010
Native American students in Washington attend more than 40 postsecondary institutions and participate in college at a rate greater than their proportional presence in the population. They are just as likely to apply for and receive financial aid as other groups, a little less likely to borrow to attend college, and experience a greater gap than…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, American Indian Education, Access to Education, College Attendance
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2008
This publication brings together much of the information one might need to develop a broad understanding of how public and private higher education institutions serve the people of Washington and about the important role higher education plays in developing the state's society, economy, and future. The most often-asked questions about…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Tables (Data), Enrollment, College Role
Clements-Sampson, Sara; Smith, Andi; Spaulding, Randy – Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2006
Over the past several decades, a bachelor's degree has become an increasingly important tool for workers interested in pursuing the jobs of tomorrow. For the thousands of students who begin their college careers at community and technical colleges, transfer is essential in realizing their goal of attaining a bachelor's degree and ensuring they can…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Educational Attainment, Community Colleges, Technical Institutes
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2006
Improving the participation and performance of African American, Latino, American Indian, and Asian American students, faculty and staff in Washington state's higher education system represents a pivotal element of the statewide strategic master plan. This report includes current statistics and trend data for student enrollment, retention, and…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Diversity (Institutional), Higher Education, Recruitment
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2006
This report summarizes Washington-statewide results achieved in the most recent academic year for which statewide data are available (in most cases, the 2005-2006 academic year). Data on results for individual four-year institutions, as well as a variety of background information and contextual data is presented separately in a comprehensive…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Experience, Academic Achievement, Educational Policy
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2005
The Washington state operating budget requires the Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) to set biennial performance targets for each public baccalaureate institution and to review each institution's performance annually thereafter. This report compares 2003-04 academic year performance against those targets, as well as against baseline data…
Descriptors: Transfer Students, State Colleges, Productivity, Graduation Rate
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2003
Washington state's public four-year universities and college have submitted their 2003-05 accountability plans to the Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB). The state operating budget directs the Board to review these plans and set biennial performance targets for each institution. For 2003-05, the four-year institutions are reporting on a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Transfer Students, Productivity, Graduation Rate