STUDENT PROFILE:

ALL CAMPUSES

Fall

1986…

Fall

1994

Fall

1995

Fall

1996

Fall

1997

Fall

1998

% Change

97 to 98

% Change

86 to 98

Total Enrollment                
Headcount 8,786 16,091 16,073 15,690 15,468 14,085 -8.9% 60.3%
*EFT 5,777 10,614 10,632 10,653 10,680 8,219 -23.0% 42.3%
Schedule                
Day   10,770 10,740 10,991 10,769 10,325 -4.1%  
Evening   6,891 6,967 6,639 6,656 6,345 -4.7%  
Weekend   558 615 658 762 951 24.8%  
Gender                
Male 3,995 6,364 6,248 6,118 6,083 5,533 -9.0% 38.5%
Female 4,791 9,727 9,825 9,572 9,385 8,552 -8.9% 78.5%
% Female 55% 60% 61% 61% 61% 61%    
Race                
Black 1,522 4,476 4,792 4,848 4,823 4,372 -9.4% 187.3%
Native American 25 52 49 40 41 30 -26.8% 20.0%
Asian 266 959 1,016 1,056 1,041 1,049 0.8% 294.4%
Multiracial       172 272 302 11.0% 0.0%
Hispanic 129 330 389 412 424 389 -8.3% 201.6%
White 6,844 10,274 9,827 9,162 8,867 7,943 -10.4% 16.1%
% Non-White 22% 36% 39% 42% 43% 44%    
Classification                
**Learning Support/Dev. Stud. 2,250 3,929 4,008 4,113 3,928 3,270 -16.8% 45.3%
Joint Enrollment 402 471 590 580 803 876 9.1% 117.9%
Freshman 3,988 5,257 5,172 5,540 5,099 4,837 -5.1% 21.3%
Sophomore 1,825 5,681 5,574 5,118 5,212 4,715 -9.5% 158.4%
Transient 166 303 309 263 283 202 -28.6% 21.7%
***Unclassified 155 450 420 1 143 185 29.4% 19.4%
New Students                
**Learning Support/Dev. Stud. 1,124 1,946 1,904 1,849 1,813 1,633 -9.9% 45.3%
Joint Enrollment 394 460 574 540 782 861 10.1% 118.5%
Entering Freshman 246 637 574 982 653 720 10.3% 192.7%
Transfer 441 957 957 826 743 702 -5.5% 59.2%
Transient 96 122 137 130 113 84 -25.7% -12.5%
***Unclassified 46 182 158 0 118 73 -38.1% 58.7%
Total 2,347 4,304 4,304 4,327 4,222 4,073 -3.5% 73.5%
Learning Support                
Math       3,413 3,263 2,815 -13.7%  
English       1,205 1,156 970 -16.1%  
Reading       919 815 781 -4.2%  
Unduplicated Head Count       4,113 3,928 3,270 -16.8%  
Residence                
Georgia 8,596 15,139 15,032 14,697 14,531 13,304 -8.4% 54.8%
Out-of-State 190 876 944 903 845 667 -21.1% 251.1%
Non-Res. Tuition Waived   76 97 90 92 114 23.9%  
Other                
Senior Citizens 12 16 11 18 14 16 14.3% 33.3%
Non-U.S. 152 1,597 1,828 1,943 1,924 1,881 -2.2% 1137.5%
Average Age 24.3 25.3 25.3 25.4 25.4 25.0 -1.6%  
Standard Deviation       7.5 7.4 7.4 0.0%  
Median Age   23 23 23 23 22 -4.3%  
% Full-Time 35% 35% 35% 38% 40% 35.2%    

*EFT (equivalent full-time) = total credit hours divided by 15
**In summer 1996 Dev. Studies changed its reporting title to learning support
***Student with degree, enrolled for credit, but not pursuing a degree at GPC

Source:PAPER/11/98