State Senate Interim Study 12-9 Senators Ford and Halligan October 4, 2012. Enhancing Community College Success. Degrees Awarded Transfer Rates Employment Outlook for Graduates Business and Industry Joint Training Programs. OKLAHOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE ENROLLMENT. Enrollment Share.
State Senate Interim Study 12-9Senators Ford and HalliganOctober 4, 2012
Oklahoma’s community colleges have experienced a dramatic increase in enrollment in the last decade. This increase is driven by not only returning adult students, but also by significant increases in recent high school graduates, international students, and students who already have college degrees.
Community college graduates prove to be successful as transfer students to four-year institutions and as entrants into the workforce.
GPA PERFORMANCE OF COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITIES
Community College Transfers
Oklahoma’s community colleges serve as higher education access points to many students who then successfully transfer to four-year institutions.
Comparison of GPAs of Two-Year Transfer Students with Four-year Student Starters
4 year Universities
61-90 credit hours
30-60 credit hours
91+ credit hours
Percentage of Four-Year- Degree Recipients With Community College Backgrounds , Top Ten by State.
Source: Inside Higher Ed, September 20, 2012
Oklahoma’s community colleges provide the education needed for some of the fastest growing occupations in the nation, many of which are critical to the needs of our society.
Source of Education
For New Nurses
Source: Oklahoma Nursing Association
Employment and Salary
Salary after 1 year
Salary after 5 years
EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK FOR GRADUATES
Employment Projections by Education
OSUIT Natural Gas Compression Training
OSUIT Natural Gas Technician
Associate in Applied Science
Grade A Goat Dairy
Viticulture and Enology
Animal Reproduction Labs
The $3.35 million CCURI initiative will include twenty-six community colleges from across the nation and will extend from spring 2012 through spring 2015.
Average Yearly Tuition