Gulf Coast Community College Enrollment Increases

According to the most recent preliminary figures, Gulf Coast Community College is posting an 3.9% overall Full Time Equivalent, or FTE, increase in enrollment for the Fall 2009 term as compared to the Fall 2008 term. Student headcount is also up 3.6% compared to one year ago.

The highest percentage of GCCC’s student population groups also showed positive increases:

General education and university transfer (degree-seeking) students increased 5% in headcount while FTE increased 3.7%
Postsecondary vocational (career-based, terminal programs) classes rose by 4.1% in FTE College Prep numbers increased 1.9% in headcount and 4.7% in FTE

“We are going to keep pushing our message out there that everyone can attend Gulf Coast Community College,” said Dr. Jim Kerley, President. “Our students have so many choices – everything from university transfer degree programs to technical career certificates – and they are really responding positively to our flexible schedules.”

Some new programs that are helping with the enrollment increase include:
• Associate in Arts
- Health Services Administration; Health Science

• Associate in Applied Science
- Network Services Technology

• Certificate Programs
- Alternative Energy Engineering Technology; Computer Network
-Security; Florida Child Care Prof. Cred.; Magnetic Resonance Imaging

• Vocational Certificate Programs
-Central Services Technology

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