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Fall Enrollment in Higher Education 1971 [microform] / George H. Wade
Bib ID 5248349
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Wade, George H
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1973 
657 p. 

Fall enrollment data in institutions of higher education, 1971, were obtained from a single questionnaire. The data are compiled in tabular form according to distributing data by control and level of institution, state or other area, and individual institution. Data indicated: (1) In fall 1971, total enrollment in institutions of higher education passed the 9 million mark, a 4.3% increase over fall 1970. (2) Enrollment at public universities increased by 1.0% offsetting the 2.6% loss at private universities, and resulting in the net overall increase for all universities of 0.1%. (3) The enrollment of full-time students increased 4.5% over 1970. Women constituted 41.9% of all students compared to 41.3% in 1970 and 40.8% in 1969. (4) Enrollment in bachelor's or higher degree-credit programs increased 2.5% over like enrollment in 1970. (5) Enrollment in terminal-occupational programs increased by 26.1%. (6) Students entering college for the first time in the fall term of 1971 increased byonly 2.7% over the number of first-time student in the fall of 1970. (7) While public institutions were enrolling 4.1% more first-time students in fall 1971 than in 1970, the corresponding enrollment in private institutions dropped by 2.4%. The Appendix includes survey background material and the survey instrument. (MJM)


Availability: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 1780-01227, $5.55).

Educational level discussed: Higher Education.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects College Students.  |  Enrollment.  |  Enrollment Trends.  |  Higher Education.  |  Institutional Administration.  |  Institutional Research.  |  Part Time Students.  |  Private Colleges.  |  Questionnaires.  |  Statistical Data.  |  Units of Study.
Other authors/contributors National Center for Educational Statistics (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Higher Education Surveys Branch
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