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Carroll, Dennis – 1987
The relationship between college persistence and the receipt of grant aid was studied with full-time students at public and private four-year institutions, based on data from the High School and Beyond (HS&B) study. Two measures of persistence were considered: (1) the percent of students who dropped out during the year and (2) for students who…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Students, Dropout Research, Grants
American Council on Education, Washington, DC. – 1985
Information on minority participation in U.S. higher education is presented. Educational developments from 1970 through 1983 and projections through 1993 are covered, with attention to enrollments, remedial education, faculty, degrees, and majors, and trends for minorities. Also covered are: desegregation, historically black colleges, the shortage…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrators, Black Colleges, College Attendance
Berrian, Albert H.; And Others – 1982
A series of tables contains data reflecting the extent to which the national higher education system and its several subsystems serve minority groups. Tables include: a roster of historically and predominantly black institutions, with classification (public, private, and proprietary), founding year, degree level, academic calendar, and tuition;…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Accreditation (Institutions), American Indians, Black Colleges
Hill, Susan T. – 1983
Information on the participation of black students in higher education during the 1970s is presented, with additional considerations discussed: demographic changes among black youth in the 1970s, trends in majors and degree completion, enrollment by type of institution, and school location. Findings for the early 1970s include the following: the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Colleges, Black Students, College Attendance
Mickler, J. Ernest – 1982
Data and narrative information are presented on college enrollments, based on a survey of institutions in the United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Territories. The total four-year college enrollment for fall 1981 was 7,530,013, of which 5,306,832 were full-time and 2,223,181 were part-time. The total two-year college enrollment for fall 1981 was…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, College Freshmen, College Students, Enrollment Trends
Behring, Daniel W.; And Others – 1979
This report covers the activities of a program designed to strengthen traditional career planning services, to augment the liberal arts program, and to integrate students' educational and vocational development. A review and evaluation are included for: (1) major program components, i.e., student workshops, faculty efforts, practicums, and the…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Planning, College Students, Counseling Services
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Change, 1984
College student population trends are analyzed and charted, including first-time freshmen as a percentage of all undergraduates, total student applications, mean total applicants by institution type, percentage of applicants accepted by institution type, percentage of accepted student enrolling by institution type, high school grades, and faculty…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Faculty, College Preparation, College Students
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Andersen, Charles J., Ed. – Educational Record, 1982
The projected population of young adults 18 to 24 years old in 1990 is mapped by state, and a chart shows trends in the size of this cohort for each state since 1965 and projected through 1990. Regional totals are also provided. (MSE)
Descriptors: Age, College Students, Declining Enrollment, Geographic Distribution
Suggs, Welch – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1999
A study of over 2,000 college athletes and 1,600 coaches and administrators reveals that abuse is common in team initiations. Nearly two-thirds of athletes admitted participating in "questionable" behavior, and over one-quarter had participated in dangerous or criminal behavior. Female athletes are almost as likely as males to participate. Only…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Athletes, Athletic Coaches, College Administration
Taylor, Ronald A. – Black Issues in Higher Education, 1996
Reasons for declining engineering enrollments, particularly among black, Hispanic, and women students, are not fully understood but may be attributable to low student motivation, poor college preparation, reduction in job opportunities due to corporate downsizing, and decreases in available financial aid. Implications of this trend for overall…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Black Students, College Students, Economic Change
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Welsh, Laurie; Hodgkinson, Harold – Student Aid Transcript, 1998
A speech given by Harold Hodgkinson on the demographics of higher education in the near future is summarized and excerpted. Topics discussed include growing ethnic diversity in the college-student population, applicant-pool projections, the relationship between education and income, attendance patterns (part- vs. full-time, time to degree), and…
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, College Administration, College Students, Enrollment Projections
Desruisseaux, Paul – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1997
The 457,984 foreign students enrolled in the United States in 1996-97 represented a record high but only a modest increase in growth rate. Educators concerned about increased competition from Britain, Australia, and other countries fear limits on U.S. enrollments. Data on foreign student characteristics and enrollments by state, institutions with…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends, Financial Support
Evangelauf, Jean – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1991
A new study detailing demographic shifts in the college-age population predicts growth in minority high school graduates and shrinkage or maintenance of White graduation rates. The report is the first to provide state-by-state figures on actual and projected graduates from 1986 through 1995 by racial and ethnic group. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Students, Enrollment Projections, Enrollment Trends, Ethnic Groups
Collison, Michele N-K – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1992
A telephone survey of 1,170 African-American, Hispanic, and white 15 to 24 year olds found 50 percent saw race relations as "generally bad." Whites and minorities differed on perceptions of racial discrimination and affirmative action. Results confirm college administrators' feelings that racial division and intolerance persist on campus. Groups…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Affirmative Action, Blacks, College Students
Lederman, Douglas – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1992
A survey of 203 colleges and universities investigated disparities in spending on men's and women's sports. Survey data on the distribution of men and women students and athletes and differential spending (amounts and percentages) on athletics scholarships, programs, and recruitment are displayed in tables and analyzed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Athletes, College Athletics, College Students, Females
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