Student Statistics and Enrollment Data...behind the Faces of South

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  2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
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Total Students * 6356 5914 7,526 7,632 7,333 7,580

7,893

7,338 8,178 8,376
Main Campus 5334 5334 6,139 6,506 5,453 5,480

5,570

4,958 5,116 4,928
Georgetown (formerly Duwamish)Apprenticeship Programs 624 538 997 1,068 1,428 1,581

1,735

1,735 2,528 2,890
BAS Hospitality 68 43 55 n/a
Student Characteristics
(Main Campus * )
Average Age of Students 31.5 31 36 31 29 29

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32 31 30
Median Age of Students 30.5 29 32 33 32 32 32 31 31 29
Gender
Male 47% 46% 45% 45% 45% 43% 44% 45% 44% 45%
Female 52% 53% 52% 55% 55% 57% 54% 55% 54% 52%
Enrollment
Full Time 66% 68% 63% 59% 66% 59.5% 55% 61% 56% 56%
Part Time 34% 32% 37% 41% 34% 40.5% 45% 38% 44% 44%
Attendance
Day Time 67% 64% 62% 57% 66% 62.7% 47% 49% 49% 47%
Evening 22% 22% 23% 15% 22% 25.7% 30% 28% 29% 30%
Day and Evening 11% 13% 15% 28% 12% 11.4% 23% 23% 23% 23%
Educational Backgrounds
Less than High School
Graduation
16% 19% 19% 22% 19% 19.6% 20% 24% 26% 23%
High School Diploma/GED 31% 28% 28% 30% 29% 29.3% 28% 37% 41% 41%
Some College/No Degree 14% 13% 13% 14% 12% 17.4% 10% 14% 14% 16%
Certificate
(less than 2 years)
4% 3% 4% 4% 3% 4.0% 3% 4% 4% 4%
Associate Degree 5% 5% 4% 5% 4% 4.2% 3% 5% 5% 5%
Bachelor's Degree or Above 11% 10% 10% 11% 9% 10.8% 7% 10% 11% 11%
Ethnicity *****
African Americans 21% 20% 19% 21% 15% 14% 13% 13% 13% 13%
Asian Pacific Islands 26% 27% 23% 25% 20% 21% 21% 22% 24% 24%
Caucasian 37% 37% 44% 39% 30% 30% 31% 33% 33% 33%
Hispanic 12% 12% 10% 13% 9% 9% 10% 10% 11% 9%
Native Americans 2% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Unknown 2% 2% 2% 1% 24% 23% 25% 19% 16% 17%
Program Areas
Academic/College Transfer 29% 32% 27% 32% 35% 34% 28% 36% 34% 34%
Apprentice 10% 10% 13%              
BAS Hospitality 1% 1% 1% n/a
Basic & Transitional Studies
24% 22% 20% 29% 26% 26% 31% 25% 28% 26%
Continuing Education 10% 7% 14% 12% 9% 12% 14% 11% 13% 12%
Professional/Vocational 26% 28% 25% 27% 30% 28% 27% 25% 25% 28%
Student Characteristics
(Main Campus *)
First Generation to Attend
College ****
54% 54% 51% 51% 51% 50.5% 51% 48% 48% 48%
Single Parent 9% 10% 10% 10% 9% 9.6% 9% 9% 9% 9%
Citizenship Status 
Immigrants 8% 9% 9% 11% 11% 13.9% 10% 14% 12% 15%
Refugees 1% 18% 2% 2% 2% 2.6% 2% 3% 3% 4%
Number of First
Languages Spoken
35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35
Family Language was not
English ***
41% 41% 44% 44% 44% 43.6% 44% 33% 33% 33%
Working Status 
Part-Time Employment 19% 18% 17% 21% 23% 24.3% 20% 24% 20% 21%
Full-Time Employment 22% 19% 18% 21% 24% 21.5% 21% 25% 20% 20%

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* Please Note: Data based on total headcount for all program areas except for Georgetown Apprenticeship Training Programs and Home and Family.
** Data Express:CB-Citzed
*** According to the CCESQ (Community College Exit Survey Questionnaire varies by year)
**** First Generation to Attend College = Mother or Guardian did not attend college from the CCSEQ
***** This does not include the % of students that didn't respond.