Institutional Research

Enrollment Facts & Figures for Fall of 2002

 
Fall 2002 Headcount Enrollment
  Fall 2002
%
Total Students 4,731
 
   Full-Time 1,485
31.4%
   Part-Time 3,246
68.6%
 For a 'Full Time Equivalent' of 2,532

Continuing Students 2,544 53.7%
1st time Freshmen 941 19.9%
Transfer Students 777 16.4%
High School Students 469 10.0%

Student Characteristics    
Gender    
    Male 2,001 42.3%
    Female 2,730 578.7%
Age    
   Average Age 26.0  
   Median Age 21.6  
Ethnicity    
   Caucasian 4,095 86.6%
   Hispanic/Other 255 5.4%
   Asian or Pacific Islander 94 2.0%
   American Indian 77 1.6%
   African-American 49 1.0%
Residence    
   Benton County 2,843 60.10%
   Washington County 1,729 36.5%
   Other Arkansas 127 2.7%
   Out of State 32 .7%
Educational Objective for Enrollment
   Complete degree at NWACC 2,135 45.1%
   Transfer to another institution 1,291 27.3%
   Improve job skills 264 5.6%
   Explore educational
      opportunities
143 3.0%
   Personal Enrichment 140 3.0%
   High School Credit 469 10.0%
   Objective Unknown 289 6.1%

Degrees Awarded - 2001-2002    
   Associate of Arts 42  
   Associate of Science 43  
   Associate of Applied Science 101  
   Certificates 112  
  GED's 253  

Prepared by the
Office of Institutional Research

 

 

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