Mission College and Our Community

Report
Mission College
and our Community
Muslim Community Association
May 2012
Today’s
Community College
• Open Access—practicing the ideal of education for all
• Offering flexibility in education
• Part-time students
• Evening, weekend and short-term courses, distance education
• Educating Community Leaders
• 80% of firefighters, law enforcement officers and EMTs are
credentialed at community colleges
• 70% of nurses in California received their education from
community colleges
• Transfer students from community colleges account for 48% of
University of California’s bachelors degrees in science,
technology, engineering, and math
Today’s California
community Colleges
• Largest system of higher education in the world
• 112 community colleges across the state
• Serve over two and a half million students each year
(2,758,081 individual students in 2009-10)
• The most affordable option for higher education
Cost to Students: Undergraduate Fees, 2011-12
Resident Fees
Nonresident Fees
CCC System
$1,080
$6,409
CSU System
$6,422
$17,582
UC System
$13,218
$34,164
Today’s California
community Colleges
• Important Entry Point for Higher Education
• 54% of CSU Graduates and 28% of UC Graduates in
2009-10 began their college years at a California
Community College
• Transfers in 2009-10 from CA Community Colleges
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To University of California 14,690
To California State University 37,651
To In-State Private Colleges/Universities 23,584
To Out of State Colleges/Universities 17,025
CCC system
in Context
Per-Student Funding by Education System, 2009-10
$ Per Student
K-12 System
$7,957
CCC System
$5,376
CSU System
$11,614
UC System
$20,641
(amounts include state Gender Fund, local property tax, student fee revenue, and federal stimulus funding, but not STRS or lottery funds.)
Today’s Mission
College
• Founded in 1977
• Service area includes portions of Santa Clara and
Santa Cruz Counties, with students from throughout
Silicon Valley
• Offers more than 70 academic, vocational and
fundamental skills programs
• Serves approximately 12,000 students each term
Enrollment trends
• Close to 65% of students come from outside the official
college service area
• Shift following the tech bubble swing in the early 2000s
• Reduction in number of employed workers coming for specific
tech-related skills
• Increasing number of traditional students coming direct from
High School
• Traditionally known as an “evening school,” students now
attend daytime classes in greater numbers than evening
• Students in daytime classes made up 46% of students in Fall
2000, 63% in Fall 2010
• Distance Learning has increased by 20% in two years
Enrollment Trends
• Student Headcount peaked in Spring of 2009
• Strong demand in last three years has been tempered
by state mandated workload reductions
Student Focus
• Of all Full Time Equivalent Students (FTES) in
Spring 2011:
• 13.6% came from Basic Skills (nontransferable)
• 80.7% came from areas Transferable to 4-year
colleges and universities
• In addition, 29.5% of FTES generated would
apply towards Vocational Education goals
About Our Students
• Nearly 10% of students are new, first-time students
while over 60% are returning from the prior term
ENROLLMENT
STATUS FALL 2010
Student Count
Student
Percentage
First-Time Student
1,094
9.52%
Continuing Student
(from last term)
7,077
61.61%
Returning Student
(from prior terms)
1,429
12.44%
Transfer
(from other colleges)
839
7.30%
Other / Uncollected
1,048
9.12%
Student completion
Mission College Student Awards
2010-2011
Awards
Associate Degrees
Certificates 18+ Units
Certificates 6-18 Units
Combined Total
574
85
12
671
Mission College Transfers to UC and CSU
2009-2010
Transfers
UC System
CSU System
Combined Total
36
188
224
Largest Transfer Schools:
San Jose State
Cal State East Bay
106
52
Student
characteristics
• 57% Female, 42% Male (Spring 2011)
• Diverse spread across age categories
• 15% age 19 or younger, 14% age 50 or higher
• 44% between the ages
of 20 and 29
Race & Ethnicity
• Richly diverse student body
• 77% of students with reported race/ethnicity are nonwhite
Students & Our
community
High School Success
Rates
• Only half of high school graduates are ready for a
four-year college
• The 4-Year Dropout Rate has improved to 11.9%
from 16.1% in 2008-2009
High School Success Rates, Santa Clara County 2009-10
Graduates
High School Graduates
Source: California Department of Education DataQuest
16,833
Graduates with UC/CSU
Required Courses
8,229
48.9%
4-Year
Dropout
Rate
11.9%
Industry growth
Santa Clara County Industries with the Fastest
Anticipated Growth, 2010 to 2019:
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Information, 19%
Other services, 17%
Education and health services, 16%
Financial activities, 16%
Agriculture, natural resources, and mining, 16%
• Overall growth, 10%
Source: Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. 2011
Occupation growth
Santa Clara County Occupations with the Fastest Anticipated Growth,
2010 to 2019:
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Professional and related occupations, 15%
Management, business, and financial occupations, 13%
Service occupations, 13%
Sales and related occupations, 9%
Occupations with Anticipated Declines
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Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations, -17%
Military occupations, -3%
Production occupations, -1%
Source: Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. 2011
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