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C. Characteristics of Undergraduate Students

Cumberland County College enrolls a diverse student population. In Fall 2012 for example, 62.9 percent of the headcount enrollment in credit courses was comprised of female students. The Fall 2012 enrollment included 47.9 percent of students from under-represented populations: 25.7 percent Hispanic, and 21.0 percent African American/Black.

Headcount enrollment decreased by 5.8 percent over the previous Fall semester.

29.7 percent of the total number of recent high school graduates in the county enrolled at Cumberland County College. During the past several years, information has been compiled concerning the number of students needing remediation in the skill areas of English, reading, mathematics and algebra. All of these characteristics are reported in the sections below.
 

2. Enrollment in Remediation Courses by Subject Area

Cumberland County College uses Accuplacer© for testing and placement of entering degree seeking students. The total number of students tested and needing remediation in at least one skill area in Fall 2012 is shown in the tables below. 

Total Number of Undergraduate Enrolled in Fall 2012 and Number Enrolled in One or More Remedial Courses

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
Number of Students Enrolled in One or More Remedial Courses
Percent Total
3,944
1,313
33.3%


Total Number of First-time Full-time (FTFT) Students Enrolled in One or More Remedial Courses in Fall 2012

Total Number of FTFT Students
Number of FTFT Students Enrolled in One or More Remedial Courses
Percent of FTFT Enrolled in One or More Remedial Courses
 
780
405
51.9%


First-Time Full Time Students (FTFT) Enrolled in Remediation in Fall 2012 by Subject Area
Subject Area
Number of FTFT Enrolled in:
Percent of all FTFT Enrolled in:
Computation
285
36.5%
Algebra
18
2.3%
Reading
150
19.2%
Writing (included in English)
0
0.0%
English
268
34.4%


3a. Race/Ethnicity - Fall 2012
Full-Time
Part-Time
Total
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
White
1045
46.7%
902
52.9%
1947
49.4%
Black
480
21.4%
349
20.5%
829
21.0%
Hispanic
627
28.0%
385
22.6%
1012
25.7%
Asian*
7
0.3%
0
0%
7
0.2%
American Indian
23
1.0%
24
1.4%
47
1.2%
Non-Res.Alien
4
0.2%
0
0%
4
0.1%
Unknown*
52
2.3%
46
2.7%
98
2.5%
Total
2,238
100.0%
1,706
100.0%
3,944
100.0%


* Note: Asian includes Pacific Islanders and Unknown includes 2 or more races.

3b. Gender - Fall 2012
Characteristics
Fall 2012
Number
Percent
Full-time Male
926
41.4%
Full-time Female
1312
58.6%
 
Part-time Male
537
31.5%
Part-time Female
1169
68.5%
Total Male
1463
37.1%
Total Female
2481
62.9%
Total
3944
100%

3c. Enrollment by Age
Age Breakdown
Full-Time
Part-Time
Total
Age Category
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Less than 18
10
0.4%
10
0.6%
20
0.5%
18-19
922
41.2%
162
9.5%
1084
27.5%
20-21
566
25.3%
309
18.1%
875
22.2%
22-24
243
10.9%
316
18.5%
559
14.2%
25-29
195
8.7%
289
16.9%
484
12.3%
30-34
117
5.2%
186
10.9%
303
7.7%
35-39
71
3.2%
136
8.0%
207
5.2%
40-49
75
3.4%
179
10.5%
254
6.4%
50-64
38
1.7%
97
5.7%
135
3.4%
65+
1
0%
20
1.2%
21
0.5%
Unknown
0
0%
2
0.1%
2
0.1%
Total
2238
100%
1706
100%
3944
100%


4. Number of Students Receiving Financial Assistance under each Federal-, State- & Institution-Funded Aid Program - FY 2012
Recipients Dollars($) $/Recipient
FEDERAL PROGRAMS
Pell Grants 2,667 9,047,000 3,392.20
College Work Study 96 85,000 885.42
Perkins Loans 0 0 -
SEOG 220 79,000 359.09
PLUS Loans 3 14,000 4,666.67
Stafford Loans (Subsidized) 743 2,396,000 3,224.76
Stafford Loans (Unsubsidized) 803 3,528,000 4,393.52
STATE PROGRAMS
Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) 1,181 1,499,000 1,269.26
Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) 119 96,000 806.72
Outstanding Scholars (OSRP) 0 0 -
Distinguished Scholars 1 1,000 1,000.00
Urban Scholars 3 1,000 333.33
NJ STARS 116 302,000 2,603.45
NJCLASS Loan 8 32,000 4,000.00
INSTITUTIONAL PROGRAMS
Grants/Scholarships 213 270,000 1,267.61
Loans 0 0 -

Source: NJIPEDS Form #41 Student Financial Aid Report
5. State of Residence

Number and Percentage of First-Time Full-Time Undergraduate Students who were State Residents in Fall 2012
State Residents Non-State Residents Total % State Resident
780 0 780 100.00%

Source: IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey




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