Institutional Research

Enrollment Facts & Figures for Fall of 2003

 
Fall 2003 Headcount Enrollment
  Fall 2003
%
Total Students 4,915
 
   Full-Time 1,576
32.1%
   Part-Time 3,339
67.9%
 For a 'Full Time Equivalent' of 2,663

Continuing Students 2,727 55.6%
1st time Freshmen 996 20.2%
Transfer Students 739 15.0%
High School Students 453 9.2%

Student Characteristics    
Gender    
    Male 1,978 40.2%
    Female 2,937 59.8%
Age    
   Average Age 25.1  
   Median Age 21.8  
Ethnicity    
   Caucasian 4,198 85.4%
   Hispanic/Other 316 6.4%
   Asian or Pacific Islander 119 2.4%
   American Indian 90 1.8%
   African-American 58 1.2%
   Declined Response 134 2.7%
Residence    
   Benton County 2,893 58.9%
   Washington County 1,829 37.2%
   Other Arkansas 151 3.1%
   Out of State 42 0.9%
Educational Objective for Enrollment
   Complete degree at NWACC 2,261 46.0%
   Transfer to another institution 1,497

30.5%

   Improve job skills 204 4.2%
   Explore educational
      opportunities
84 1.7%
   Personal Enrichment 105 2.1%
   High School Credit 408 8.3%
   Objective Unknown 356 7.2%

Degrees Awarded - 2002-2003    
   Associate of Arts 61  
   Associate of Science 86  
   Associate of Applied Science 104  
   Certificates 101  
  GED's 198  

Prepared by the
Office of Institutional Research

 

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