Student Demographics

Fall 2014 Enrollment Highlights

The credit enrollment for fall 2014 was 6,031 students. On average, students took 9 credits.
 
  • Sixty-four percent of current students returned from the spring 2014 semester.

  • The ratio of full-time (34%) to part-time (66%) students changed this semester with a slight decrease in full-time students over the past five years.

  • Female students make up 57% of the fall 2014 student body. The male population experienced a 1.0% growth compared to a 7.6% decline for females between the years of 2010 and 2014. The overall enrollment decline for this period was -4.0%.

  • This fall, 35 students transferred to FCC from other two-year institutions and 140 from four-year universities. Also, 495 students concurrently enrolled at high school and FCC.

  • Hispanic enrollment has increased by 15% from the previous fall semester. Students of color now comprise 31.8% of FCC's current population.

  • Since 2010, there have increases in the numbers of students indicating that their reasons for attending FCC are to earn a certificate to update their job skills (9.0%) and transfrer before earning a degree (17.3%).

  • Traditional age students (18-21) comprise 43% of this semester's enrollment which is slightly down (-2.6%) from last fall and the average age is 21. The largest increase in the student population was in the 17 or under group which increased by 16.3%. This can be credited to the dual enrollment program and continued success of the college's open campus program.

  • Twenty-seven percent of the students identified themselves as first generation students.




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