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Determining the Economic Benefits of Attending Community College

New Directions for Community Colleges (J-B CC Single Issue Community Colleges)

by Jorge R. Sanchez

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Published by Jossey-Bass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Secondary schools,
  • Administration - General,
  • Education / Administration,
  • Secondary,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11096782M
    ISBN 100787942375
    ISBN 109780787942373

      Earning a community college certificate generally leads to higher earnings. The financial benefit varies considerably, though, and depends on several factors, including field of study, the state where the person is employed and whether the credential is a short-term certificate (taking less than one year of full-time study to complete) or a long-term certificate (taking a year or more of full. Community colleges have open admission, which means a class can contain a wide variety of ages, economic backgrounds, and levels of academic preparation. And yet, the courses must maintain academic rigor because community college is still college, after all.

    The benefits of a free college education are best achieved through programs that focus aid on students who might not otherwise attend college. Students attending a community college that covers the cost of tuition and fees can focus on their studies instead of working long hours to pay for school.   With all of the media attention being focused on the student loan crisis, as well as the individual horror stories graduates are facing, community colleges stand up as an excellent antidote to the whole student loan problem. A lot of people look down their noses at the prospect of community college, but there are?at least eight benefits of attending community colleges.

    Community college vs. university: which is better? The decision to attend a community college instead of, or before, a four-year college is complicated and based on many factors. It’s definitely cheaper, and a great way to satisfy your prerequisites before transferring to an expensive four-year college to .   The economic benefits of attending college tend to require getting to graduation. And students who drop out with even relatively small amounts of debt face a substantial risk of default, previous research has found. Some institutions have been successful in improving completion rates.


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Determining the Economic Benefits of Attending Community College by Jorge R. Sanchez Download PDF EPUB FB2

Determining the Economic Benefits of Attending Community College: New Directions for Community Colleges, Number (J-B CC Single Issue Community Colleges) [Sanchez, Jorge R., Laanan, Frankie Santos] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Determining the Economic Benefits of Attending Community College: New Directions for Community CollegesPrice: $ Get this from a library. Determining the economic benefits of attending community college. [Jorge R Sanchez; Frankie Santos Laanan;] -- "Use of administrative databases has enabled higher education coordinating boards to assess the post-college earnings of students who attend community college.

Some states have developed. Determining the Economic Benefits of Attending Community College. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number Cited by: 6. Of course, there are also drawbacks to attending a community college. Limited Course Offerings.

The CCRC states that 81% of community college students intend to transfer to a four-year university upon graduation. Knowing this, community colleges offer a high number of basic classes that will easily transfer to a four-year school.

This digest presents highlights from the Winter New Directions for Community Colleges volume titled "Determining the Economic Benefits of Attending Community College." The passage of the Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act (VATEA) in gave incentives to states to develop accountability measures.

Attempts are being made in all states to Determining the Economic Benefits of Attending Community College book performance and Cited by: 1. This report confirms the critical importance of higher education, showing the personal economic benefits of attending college, and includes data and analysis on the broader role of a well-educated workforce, which is vital to our nation’s future economic growth.

Determining the Economic Benefits of Attending Community College, edited by Sanchez and Laanan, provides information on the techniques of measuring the economic outcomes of community college attendance. This Digest concentrates on one aspect of the journal, the various ways states measure student economic performance.

There are over 1, community colleges in the United States serving 11 million students. Consider the advantages of enrolling in a community college: Save Money on Tuition Attending community college before completing your bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution can save you a sizable chunk of change.

Tuition and fees at public. This should probably be phrased more like “What are the benefits of attending community college?” because nobody, without knowing you and your situation personally, can say whether you should indeed attend community college.

But in general, the be. Benefits Of Attending A Community College There’s one glaringly obvious benefit to attending community college: cheap tuition.

According toat many community colleges, tuition costs less than half of the cost of tuition to a public four-year university and one-tenth of the tuition at a.

Top 10 Benefits of Community Colleges If you are not sure where you want to go to college or even if you want to go to college, you may want to consider trying a community college. Community colleges are publicly funded post-secondary schools that are accessible to everyone no matter your GPA, gender, major, age, or financial status.

Attending a community college for your first two years of college before transferring to a university can save you quite a bit of money in the long run. Aside from tuition costs, there are many other benefits of attending a community college before transferring to a four-year university.

Community college is an economical way to go about the college experience, and nobody should be ashamed to have to go that route. Location Living at home for an extra couple of years may seem like a drag, but think about it: home cooking, paid rent, and extra time with your ever-loving parents before “real” adulthood hits.

Community college offers several benefits: low cost, small classes, flexible schedules, and the chance to improve one's GPA. The Benefits of Attending Community College Dixon is the author.

Benefits of Going to Community College Flexible Scheduling Student bodies in community colleges tend to be much more diverse than those found at 4-year universities.

Advantages of Attending Community College. Postsecondary education is key to qualifying for better jobs and earning higher pay. According to Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, studies have shown that people with associate's degrees earn 30% more than those who have only a high school diploma ().This is one of several advantages community colleges can offer.

This article reviews the existing literature on the economic and other benefits of attending community college. The article reports on the earnings gains across all students and reviews the evidence for subgroups by gender, minority status, and credits accumulated.

The Benefits of Attending a Community College Some prospective college students tend to overlook the many benefits that come along with attending a community college. This may be because they aren't aware of the advantages or they don't have a true understanding of how this type of educational training can benefit them.

Comparing those figures to a public community college, tuition and fees would be, on average, $3, for the year. Including room and board, the. Average tuition at a community college is about $2, per year, or less than half of the cost of a 4 year state college.

By attending community college for two years most students can save between $12, and $16, in tuition costs alone. The first two years of college courses are pretty much the same at all colleges and universities. Community colleges can make the transition to a university much smoother and much more cost-effective than beginning a college career at a traditional university.

They offer many different types of educational programs like associate degrees, skilled trade degrees, vocational certificates, and transferable credits to obtain a bachelor’s degree. When I was a senior in high school, I was accepted into my dream school, which was the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

I auditioned for the color guard (and made it!), I registered for classes, had a roommate, and was less than a month away from starting classes before it was decided that I wouldn’t be able to attend UIUC.

Paying for college is a big consideration, and the average cost of annual tuition and fees at four-year institutions in the school year was $35, at private colleges, $9, for state.