STUDENT PROFILE:

DECATUR CAMPUS

Fall

1986…

Fall

1994

Fall

1995

Fall

1996

Fall

1997

Fall

1998

% Change

97 to 98

% Change

86 to 98

Total Enrollment                
Headcount 723 1,664 1,531 1,380 1,274 1,148 -9.9% 58.8%
*EFT 407 881 843 797 750 538 -28.3% 32.2%
Schedule                
Day   1048 966 913 839 891 6.2%  
Evening   567 558 581 514 398 -22.6%  
Weekend   0 0 0 5 47 840.0%  
Gender                
Male 257 585 518 381 376 335 -10.9% 30.4%
Female 466 1,079 1,013 999 898 813 -9.5% 74.5%
% Female 64% 65% 66% 72% 70% 71%    
Race                
Black 483 1,305 1,267 1,216 1,115 1,007 -9.7% 108.5%
Native American 0 3 3 6 0 2 0.0% 0.0%
Asian 5 17 21 18 27 27 0.0% 440.0%
Multiracial       7 19 17 -10.5% 0.0%
Hispanic 7 9 8 8 13 6 -53.8% -14.3%
White 228 330 232 125 100 89 -11.0% -61.0%
% Non-White 68% 80% 85% 91% 92% 92%    
Classification                
**Learning Support/Dev. Stud. 303 484 472 472 441 382 -13.4% 26.1%
Joint Enrollment 16 8 1 4 11 7 -36.4% -56.3%
Freshman 205 463 446 426 352 342 -2.8% 66.8%
Sophomore 171 629 563 459 448 393 -12.3% 129.8%
Transient 11 32 23 18 15 13 -13.3% 18.2%
***Unclassified 17 48 26 0 7 11 57.1% -35.3%
New Students                
**Learning Support/Dev. Stud. 89 195 197 173 169 179 5.9% 101.1%
Joint Enrollment 16 8 1 4 8 7 -12.5% -56.3%
Entering Freshman 3 28 11 46 16 14 -12.5% 366.7%
Transfer 41 65 62 57 40 42 5.0% 2.4%
Transient 7 11 11 5 4 6 50.0% -14.3%
***Unclassified 4 12 7 0 5 2 -60.0% -50.0%
Total 160 319 289 285 242 250 3.3% 56.3%
Learning Support                
Math       336 363 316 -12.9%  
English       197 144 133 -7.6%  
Reading       175 112 121 8.0%  
Unduplicated Head Count       472 441 382 -13.4%  
Residence                
Georgia 708 1,607 1,466 1,342 1,233 1,179 -4.4% 66.5%
Out-of-State 15 52 57 36 39 25 -35.9% 66.7%
Non-Res. Tuition Waived   5 8 2 2 4 100.0%  
Other                
Senior Citizens 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0% 0.0%
Non-U.S. 5 71 92 89 83 78 -6.0% 1460.0%
Average Age   26.9 27.0 26.7 27.1 26.5 -2.2%  
Standard Deviation       8.0 7.7 8.3 7.8%  
Median Age   24 24 24 24 23 -4.2%  
% Full-Time   30% 34% 34% 38% 30%    

*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