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Fifty-five tables, 31 figures, and text examine enrollment, student characteristics, and student financial aid in Oklahoma public and independent institutions of higher education. The data are organized in the following categories: introduction, student inflow, enrollments, distribution, student progression, transfer of students, enrollment projections, American College Test mean scores, graduation rates, financial aid, and noncredit activities. Data highlights include: (1) from 1991-92 to 1992-93, first time freshmen in public institutions increased by 2.4 percent; (2) public institution enrollment in 1992-93 represented a 10-year high; (3) over time, two out of three Oklahoma high school seniors go to an Oklahoma public college; (4) 56 percent of students at public institutions enrolled as full-time students; (5) between fall 1991 and 1992, Asian enrollments increased by 7.9 percent, Blacks by 4.7 percent, Hispanics by 8.1 percent, Native Americans by 9.7 percent, and Whites by 1.6 percent; (6) the average age of students has increased 2.2 years since 1983; (7) Oklahomans comprised 90.6 percent of the students in the public sector in fall 1992; (8) in 1991-92, grants continued to increase slightly as sources of financial aid dollars while loans, scholarships, and student employment declined slightly; and (9) the amount of noncredit activity decreased from 1991-92 to 1992-93, with the most frequently reported focuses being "business" and "upgrading skills." (JDD)

Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Entrance Examinations, College Students, Enrollment, Enrollment Projections, Enrollment Trends, Ethnicity, Graduation, Higher Education, Private Colleges, Public Colleges, Race, Scores, Sex, State Colleges, State Universities, Statistical Data, Student Characteristics, Student Financial Aid, Transfer Students, Trend Analysis

Author: Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Oklahoma City.


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