College Enrollment Rates

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Where Did the Class of '97 Go After Graduation?

Where Did the Class of '97 Go After Graduation?


College Enrollment Rates: Oregon High School Class of 1997
Compared to Classes of 1993 and 1995
(Percent of Survey Sample*)

 

 

Class of 1993

Class of 1995

Class of 1997


Enrolled in a postsecondary program

 

Enrolled fall term after graduation

62.5

 

63.4

 

63.9

 

Delayed enrollment until winter term

 

5.8

 

3.5

 

Total enrolled in a postsecondary program

 

69.2

 

67.4

 

 

Not enrolled in any college

After fall term following graduation

37.5

 

36.6

 

36.1

 

After winter term following graduation

 

30.8

 

32.6

 

 

Will DEFINITELY enroll within the next 12 months

8.1

 

10.0

 

10.1

 

Will PROBABLY enroll within the next 12 months

12.2

 

6.6

 

8.6

 

 

Total who have enrolled or say they will DEFINITELY enroll within 18 months of high school graduation

70.6

 

79.2

 

77.5

 

 

Total who have enrolled or say they will either either DEFINITELY or PROBABLY enroll within 18 months of high school graduation

82.8

 

85.8

 

86.1

 


* For the class of 1993 survey, sample size is 531; sample sizes for the classes of 1995 and 1997 are 380 and 381, respectively (each with an over-sample of 400 responses from ethnic minority graduates, weighted proportionately and merged into the general sample).

Source: OUS Institutional Research Services, "Where Have Oregon's Graduates Gone? Survey of the Oregon High School Graduating Class of 1997." May 1998.


Revised: February 1999
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