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This report summarizes and analyzes fall enrollment in Iowa's community colleges. Each year, Iowa's 15 community colleges submit data on enrollment on the 10th business day of the fall semester. Some highlights from this report include: (1) Fall 2014 enrollment was 93,772 students--a decline of 0.49 percent from last fall; (2) Enrollment continues to exceed pre-recession levels, but is down markedly from peak enrollment in fall 2010, particularly for students over age 24; (3) Compared to fall 2013, registered semester hours fell 4.6 percent to 832,234, and declined at 11 of the 15 community colleges; (4) The typical student is a white (77 percent) female (54 percent) from Iowa (91 percent) whose average age is 21.6 years, and enrolled part-time (60 percent) in a transfer-oriented college parallel program (68 percent); (5) A total of 27,455 students enrolled in at least one online course, accounting for almost 30 percent of total enrollment; (6) Health science remained the largest career and technical education (CTE) career cluster; manufacturing was second; business management and administration was third; (7) Enrollment of high school students (joint enrollment) increased 12.2 percent from fall 2013, to 31,446 students; and (8) Next fall, between 90,427 and 98,195 students are predicted to enroll in Iowa's community colleges.

Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment, Full Time Students, Part Time Students, Declining Enrollment, Student Characteristics, Online Courses, Dual Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Enrollment Projections, Two Year College Students, High School Students, Vocational Education

Iowa Department of Education. Grimes State Office Building, 400 East 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0146. Tel: 515-281-5294; Fax: 515-242-5988; Web site: http://educateiowa.gov

Author: Iowa Department of Education

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=1508&id=ED555975


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