Washington Community and Technical Colleges Fall Enrollment and Staffing Report, 1995.Report as inadecuate

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A statistical overview is provided of trends in enrollment, student characteristics, and staffing in Washington's community and technical colleges as of fall 1995. The report first examines patterns of enrollment by funding source for full-time equivalent students (FTE's) and other students; changes in student characteristics from 1993 to 1995; students purpose of attendance, full- and part-time status, and planned length of attendance; and the impact of tuition waivers. Next, the demographics of students served are detailed for 1993 to 1995. The following sections present information on student characteristics for selected programs, state supported course enrollment, and contract supported course enrollment. Information on staff characteristics is then provided for 1993-95. Finally, data on enrollment, funding sources, and student characteristics are presented for 29 community colleges and college districts and 5 technical colleges for fall 1995. Highlighted findings include the following: (1) the Washington community and technical colleges served 228,550 students in fall of 1995, compared to 229,978 in fall 1994; (2) 53% of state-supported students were enrolled full-time; (3) 48% of state FTE's were enrolled for workforce training purposes and 40% for transfer; (4) 21% of the student population were students of color; and (5) full-time faculty provided 54% of all instruction in fall 1995, declining from 55% in fall 1994. (TGI)

Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, School Demography, State Aid, Student Characteristics, Student Educational Objectives, Technical Institutes, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges

Author: Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Olympia. Education Div.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=12491&id=ED396784

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