PROGRAM EVALUATION:

ENGINEERING

 

Table of Contents

Notes

Section I: Unduplicated Discipline Enrollment Profile

Section II: Program Placed Student Profile

Section III: Number of Degrees Awarded

Section IV: FTES: FTEF Ratio

Section V: Graduate Survey Summary

Section VI: Transfer Data

 

Notes

  • Section II presents program placed Student Profiles by specialization and campus for the Fall semesters from 1994 to 1998.

  • Section III includes information on the number of graduates who received an AS in Engineering for the years 1997 through 1999.

  • Section IV includes the FTES: FTEF ratios by campus for the Fall and Spring 1997-1998 and 1998-1999 semesters.

  • Section V presents the Graduate Survey Summary. Graduate responses to specific survey questions are summarized for the years 1993 to 1997.



Section I: Unduplicated Discipline Enrollment Profile

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

UNDUPLICATED DISCIPLINE ENROLLMENT PROFILE

FALL 1998

DISCIPLINE=EGR

COURSE CAMPUS


                  ALEXANDRIA   ANNANDALE      E.L.I.      COLLEGE    

                    N     %      N     %      N     %      N      %    
                  ---------    ---------    ---------    ----------    

ENROLLMENT         42 100.0    194 100.0     47 100.0    283  100.0

  SEX
  _  MALE          38  90.5    166  85.6     35  74.5    239   84.5
  _  FEMALE         4   9.5     28  14.4     12  25.5     44   15.5

  RACE
  _  WHITE         21  50.0     88  45.4     35  74.5    144   50.9
  _  BLACK          4   9.5     18   9.3      7  14.9     29   10.2
  _  AM.INDIAN      1   2.4      2   1.0      .     .      3    1.1
  _  ASIAN          4   9.5     56  28.9      .     .     60   21.2
  _  HISPANIC       7  16.7     19   9.8      3   6.4     29   10.2
  _  OTHER          5  11.9     11   5.7      2   4.3     18    6.4

  AGE GROUP    
  _  17 & BELOW     1   2.4      3   1.5      1   2.1      5    1.8
  _  18-21 YRS     15  35.7     78  40.2      9  19.1    102   36.0
  _  22-30 YRS     19  45.2     85  43.8     17  36.2    121   42.8
  _  31-44 YRS      4   9.5     23  11.9     11  23.4     38   13.4
  _  45-59 YRS      2   4.8      5   2.6      5  10.6     12    4.2
  _  60+ YRS        1   2.4      .     .      4   8.5      5    1.8

  FULL-TIME PART-TIME

_ FULL-TIME 16 38.1 124 63.9 13 27.7 153 54.1 _ PART-TIME 26 61.9 70 36.1 34 72.3 130 45.9 ENGINEERING. AS _ IN PROGRAM 18 42.9 81 41.8 16 34.0 115 40.6 _ NOT IN PROGR. 24 57.1 113 58.2 31 66.0 168 59.4 SOURCE: IRIS COURSE AND STUDENT MASTER FILES, LABS WERE REMOVED. INFORMATION REFLECTS CENSUS DATE ENROLLMENT. (Student may have multiple enrollments but is counted only once)



Section II: Program Placed Student Profile

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PROGRAM PLACED STUDENT PROFILE

FALL 1994 - FALL 1998

   MAJOR:ENGINEERING         SPECIAL:                  AWARD:  AS              CAMPUS: ALEXANDRIA    



                          FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL    
                          1994                 1995                 1996                 1997                 1998    
         
                      N          %         N          %         N          %         N          %         N          %    
                    ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------    
   HEADCOUNT         195      100.0       199      100.0       133      100.0       145      100.0       127      100.0    

     SEX    
   MALE              165       84.6       163       81.9       109       82.0       121       83.4       109       85.8    
   FEMALE             30       15.4        36       18.1        24       18.0        24       16.6        18       14.2    

     RACE    
   WHITE              65       33.3        66       33.2        40       30.1        44       30.3        36       28.3    
   BLACK              40       20.5        35       17.6        27       20.3        37       25.5        37       29.1    
   AM. INDIAN          0          0         0          0         1        0.8         0          0         2        1.6    
   ASIAN              66       33.8        65       32.7        40       30.1        33       22.8        28       22.0    
   HISPANIC           16        8.2        25       12.6        21       15.8        16       11.0        16       12.6    
   OTHER               8        4.1         8        4.0         4        3.0        15       10.3         8        6.3    

     ENROLLMENT STATUS
   FT                 74       37.9        75       37.7        59       44.4        50       34.5        43       33.9    
   PT                121       62.1       124       62.3        74       55.6        95       65.5        84       66.1    

     AGEGROUP    
   LT 18               2        1.0         4        2.0         0          0         3        2.1         1        0.8    
   18-21              49       25.1        47       23.6        31       23.3        28       19.3        24       18.9    
   22-24              37       19.0        36       18.1        26       19.5        33       22.8        25       19.7    
   25-29              56       28.7        59       29.6        35       26.3        38       26.2        34       26.8    
   30-44              50       25.6        51       25.6        40       30.1        41       28.3        40       31.5    
   45-59               1        0.5         2        1.0         1        0.8         2        1.4         3        2.4    

     STUDENT TYPE    
   FIRST-TIME         35       17.9        28       14.1        19       14.3        27       18.6        21       16.5    
   RETURNING         160       82.1       171       85.9       114       85.7       118       81.4       106       83.5

     LEGAL RESIDENCE
   NORTHERN VIRGINIA 176       90.3       180       90.5       114       85.7       119       82.1       107       84.3    
   OTHER VIRGINIA      3        1.5         4        2.0         1        0.8         3        2.1         2        1.6
   OUT OF STATE       16        8.2        15        7.5        18       13.5        23       15.9        18       14.2    

     DAY/NIGHT    
   DAY ONLY           82       42.1        89       44.7        52       39.1        68       46.9        37       29.1
   NIGHT ONLY         39       20.0        41       20.6        28       21.1        31       21.4        34       26.8    
   MIXED              74       37.9        69       34.7        53       39.8        46       31.7        56       44.1    

             
   SOURCE: INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH INFORMATION SYSTEM FILES

 

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PROGRAM PLACED STUDENT PROFILE

FALL 1994 - FALL 1998


   MAJOR:ENGINEERING         SPECIAL:                  AWARD:  AS              CAMPUS: ANNANDALE    

                            FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL    
                            1994                 1995                 1996                 1997                 1998    

                        N          %         N          %         N          %         N          %         N          %    
                      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------    
   HEADCOUNT           343      100.0       332      100.0       309      100.0       289      100.0       304      100.0    

     SEX    
   MALE                307       89.5       291       87.7       269       87.1       249       86.2       251       82.6    
   FEMALE               36       10.5        41       12.3        40       12.9        40       13.8        53       17.4    

     RACE    
   WHITE               175       51.0       174       52.4       151       48.9       126       43.6       142       46.7    
   BLACK                23        6.7        10        3.0        16        5.2        17        5.9        22        7.2    
   AM. INDIAN            1        0.3         2        0.6         3        1.0         3        1.0         3        1.0    
   ASIAN               106       30.9       104       31.3        92       29.8        85       29.4        81       26.6    
   HISPANIC             22        6.4        23        6.9        27        8.7        38       13.1        37       12.2    
   OTHER                16        4.7        19        5.7        20        6.5        20        6.9        19        6.3    
          
     ENROLLMENT STATUS    
   FT                  148       43.1       133       40.1       140       45.3       126       43.6       148       48.7    
   PT                  195       56.9       199       59.9       169       54.7       163       56.4       156       51.3    
          
     AGEGROUP    
   LT 18                 1        0.3         1        0.3         4        1.3         2        0.7         0          0    
   18-21                96       28.0        97       29.2       109       35.3       113       39.1       124       40.8    
   22-24                77       22.4        75       22.6        60       19.4        40       13.8        56       18.4    
   25-29                60       17.5        63       19.0        59       19.1        55       19.0        51       16.8    
   30-44                97       28.3        86       25.9        66       21.4        73       25.3        62       20.4    
   45-59                11        3.2        10        3.0        10        3.2         6        2.1        11        3.6    
   60 +                  1        0.3         0          0         1        0.3         0          0         0          0    
         
     STUDENT TYPE    
   FIRST-TIME           72       21.0        49       14.8        68       22.0        56       19.4        72       23.7    
   RETURNING           271       79.0       283       85.2       241       78.0       233       80.6       232       76.3    

     LEGAL RESIDENCE    
   NORTHERN VIRGINIA   303       88.3       291       87.7       268       86.7       246       85.1       259       85.2    
   OTHER VIRGINIA       13        3.8         8        2.4         7        2.3         6        2.1        15        4.9    
   OUT OF STATE         27        7.9        33        9.9        34       11.0        37       12.8        30        9.9    
          
     DAY/NIGHT    
   DAY ONLY            177       51.6       166       50.0       159       51.5       153       52.9       136       44.7
   NIGHT ONLY           69       20.1        60       18.1        48       15.5        43       14.9        58       19.1
   MIXED                97       28.3       106       31.9       102       33.0        93       32.2       110       36.2

                           
   SOURCE: INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH INFORMATION SYSTEM FILES

 

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PROGRAM PLACED STUDENT PROFILE

FALL 1994 - FALL 1998

   MAJOR:ENGINEERING         SPECIAL:                  AWARD:  AS              CAMPUS: LOUDOUN    

                             FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL    
                             1994                 1995                 1996                 1997                 1998                                    
                         N          %         N          %         N          %         N          %         N          %    
                        ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      -------------    
   HEADCOUNT             1      100.0         0      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0    

     SEX    
   MALE                  1      100.0         0          0         1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0    

     RACE    
   WHITE                 1      100.0         0          0         1      100.0         0          0         1      100.0    
   HISPANIC              0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0         0          0    

     ENROLLMENT STATUS    
   FT                    0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0         1      100.0    
   PT                    1      100.0         0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0    

     AGEGROUP    
   18-21                 0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0         1      100.0    
   25-29                 1      100.0         0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0    

     STUDENT TYPE    
   RETURNING             1      100.0         0          0         1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0    
   LEGAL RESIDENCE    
   NORTHERN VIRGINIA     1      100.0         0          0         1      100.0         1      100.0         1      100.0    

     DAY/NIGHT    
   DAY ONLY              0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0         0          0    
   NIGHT ONLY            1      100.0         0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0    
   MIXED                 0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    

                              
   SOURCE: INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH INFORMATION SYSTEM FILES

 

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PROGRAM PLACED STUDENT PROFILE

FALL 1994 - FALL 1998


   MAJOR:ENGINEERING         SPECIAL:                  AWARD:  AS              CAMPUS: MANASSAS    

                           FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL    
                           1994                 1995                 1996                 1997                 1998    

                       N          %         N          %         N          %         N          %         N          %    
                      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------    
   HEADCOUNT           0      100.0         1      100.0         0      100.0         0      100.0         1      100.0    

     SEX    
   MALE                0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         0          0    
   FEMALE              0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    

     RACE    
   WHITE               0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    

     ENROLLMENT STATUS      
   FT                  0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    
   PT                  0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         0          0    

     AGEGROUP    
   22-24               0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    
   25-29               0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         0          0    

     STUDENT TYPE    
   RETURNING           0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    

     LEGAL RESIDENCE    
   NORTHERN VIRGINIA   0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    

     DAY/NIGHT    
   DAY ONLY            0          0         0          0         0          0         0          0         1      100.0    
   MIXED               0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         0          0    



   SOURCE: INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH INFORMATION SYSTEM FILES

 

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PROGRAM PLACED STUDENT PROFILE

FALL 1994 - FALL 1998

   MAJOR:ENGINEERING         SPECIAL:                  AWARD:  AS              CAMPUS: WOODBRIDGE    

                       FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL                 FALL    
                       1994                 1995                 1996                 1997                 1998    

                   N          %         N          %         N          %         N          %         N          %    
                  ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------      ---------------    
   HEADCOUNT       0      100.0         1      100.0         0      100.0         0      100.0         0      100.0    

     SEX    
   MALE            0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         0          0    

     RACE    
   BLACK           0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         0          0    

     ENROLLMENT STATUS    
   PT              0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         0          0    

     AGEGROUP    
   25-29           0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         0          0    

     STUDENT TYPE    
   FIRST-TIME      0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         0          0    

     LEGAL RESIDENCE    
   OUT OF STATE    0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         0          0    

     DAY/NIGHT    
   NIGHT ONLY      0          0         1      100.0         0          0         0          0         0          0    



   SOURCE: INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH INFORMATION SYSTEM FILES




Section III: Number of Degrees Awarded

1997 Through 1999 Graduates With An A.S. In

Engineering

CURRICULUM/SPECIALIZATION

YEAR OF GRADUATION

 

1997

1998

1999

Total

Engineering, A.S.

14

6

6

26

Engineering/ Electrical Engineering, A.S.

8

10

9

27

Total

22

16

15

53

Note: Few students in this program may have more than one award.

Source: OIR - IRIS Graduate Files and Online Graduate File.

 




Section IV: FTES: FTEF Ratios

FTES:FTEF Ratios by Campus

Discipline Prefix: EGR

Alexandria Campus

 

FTES:FTEF
Ratio

Current Funded Ratio


Differential

Fall 1997

18.9

14.5

4.4

Spring 1998

17.2

14.5

2.7

Fall 1998

15.9

14.5

1.4

Spring 1999

15.7

14.5

1.2

Ratio = Actual Ratio of FTES:FTEF

Current Funded Ratio = Current Funded SCHEV ratio

Differential = Difference Between Actual Ratio and Current Funded Ratio

 

Discipline Prefix: EGR

Annandale Campus

 

FTES:FTEF
Ratio

Current Funded Ratio


Differential

Fall 1997

17.4

14.6

2.8

Spring 1998

17.2

14.6

2.6

Fall 1998

19.4

14.6

4.8

Spring 1999

19.7

14.6

5.1

Ratio = Actual Ratio of FTES:FTEF

Current Funded Ratio = Current Funded SCHEV ratio

Differential = Difference Between Actual Ratio and Current Funded Ratio

 

 

Section V: Graduate Survey Summary

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

GRADUATE SURVEY SUMMARY 1993 - 1997

PROGRAM: ENGINEERING, A.S.

                                                               GRADUATE RATINGS FOR SELECTED COLLEGE SERVICES    
                                                               (4=EXCELLENT 3=GOOD 2=AVERAGE 1=BELOW AVG 0=POOR)    
        NUMBER OF GRADUATES BY YEAR                                                                   OVERALL         OVERALL    
                                                                                                       PROG.          COLLEGE    
        Y E A R     GRADUATES     RESPONDENTS                  SERVICE CATEGORY                   N   RATING       N  RATING    
        -------     ---------     -----------                  ----------------------           ----- -------    ---- -------    
         1993              22               4                  WRITING EFFECTIVELY                 23   2.78     3965   2.92    
         1994              22               8                  SPEAKING EFFECTIVELY                23   2.52     3891   2.89    
         1995              13               5                  UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICS           26   3.35     3653   2.71    
         1996              14               4                  USING COMPUTERS                     25   2.28     3629   2.60    
         1997              14               6                  INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS             19   1.79     2827   2.33    
        -------     ---------     -----------                  COOPERATING W. OTHERS               24   2.38     3876   2.97    
         TOTAL             85              27                  LEADERSHIP SKILLS                   20   2.20     3529   2.74    
                                                               APPRECIATING OTHER PTS. OF VIEW     23   2.78     3906   2.99    
                                                               AWARENESS OF MANY CULTURES          23   2.70     3685   2.92    
        AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS    
        IT TOOK TO GRADUATE =  6                               AVERAGE SALARY FOR GRADUATES WORKING 35 HRS. OR MORE = $38,695    
                                                               (SELF REPORTED)    
        PRIMARY GOAL IN ATTENDING NVCC.                         MINIMUM SALARY..   $20,000    
                                     N    %                     MAXIMUM SALARY..   $77,500    
                                ------ ------    
        TRANSFER TO UNIV.           23   88    
        OCC. TRAINING                0    0                    HOW DID YOUR NVCC DEGREE HELP YOU ON THE JOB ?    
        IMPROVE JOB SKILLS           2    8                                                         N         %    
        PERSONAL ENRICHMENT          1    4                                                      -----     -----    
        -------------------     ------ ------                  SALARY INCREASE                      .         0    
        T O T A L                   26  100                    GAINED PROMOTION                     .         0    
                                                               SAL. INCREASE & PROMOTION            2        33    
        WAS YOUR GOAL ATTAINED ?  YES-  24( 92%)               BETR. JOB W. NEW EMPLOYER            2        33    
                                   NO-   2(  8%)               OTHER                                2        33    
                                                               -------------------------         ----      ----    
                                                               T O T A L                            6       100    
        OCCUPATIONAL STATUS 6 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATING.    
                                     N    %    
                                 -----  -----                   JOB RELATED TO MAJOR ?   YES-  8( 42%)    
        FT EMPLOYED                 12   46                                              NO-  11( 58%)    
        PT EMPLOYED                  5   19    
        UNEMP (LOOKING)              3   12    
        -------------------     ------ ------    
        T O T A L                   20   77                    DIFFICULTY TRANSFERRING NVCC CREDIT HOURS    
                                                               TO TRANSFER COLLEGE ?    
                                                                                                   N         %    
        EDUCATIONAL STATUS 6 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATING.                                            -----     -----    
                                     N    %                    NO (OR NOT APPLICABLE)             17        77    
                                ------ ------                  YES                                 5        23    
        FULL-TIME STUDENT           14   61                     MAJOR REASON:    
        PART-TIME STUDENT            7   30                      NVCC CREDITS TRANSFERRED    
        NOT A STUDENT                2    9                       AS ELECTIVES ONLY                2        50    
        -------------------     ------ ------                  SOME NVCC CREDITS WOULD    
        T O T A L                   23  100                     NOT TRANSFER                       0         0    
                                                               CREDITS NOT EVALUATED BY    
                                                                TRANSFER COLLEGE                   0         0    
        NVCC EDUCATION AS PREP. FOR PRESENT COLLEGE STUDIES.   ENTIRELY NEW FIELD OF    
                                    N    %                      STUDY AT TRANSFER INST.            0         0    
                                -----  -----                   OTHER                               2        50    
        EXCELLENT PREP.            10   45    
        ADEQUATE PREP.             12   55    
        INADEQUATE PREP.            0    0                                                               OVERALL      OVERALL     
        -------------------     -----  ----                                                                PROG.      COLLEGE    
        T O T A L                  22  100                    OVERALL RATING OF COLLEGE INSTRUCTION   N   RATING   N   RATING    
                                                             -------------------------------------  ---- ------- ---  -------    
                                                              QUALITY OF INSTRUCTION                   26   3.15  4263   3.24    
        RELATION OF PRESENT MAJOR TO OLD MAJOR.               COURSE CONTENT                           26   3.08  4199   3.14    
                                   N     %                    GRADING                                  25   3.20  4229   3.13    
                                ----  ----                    TEXTBOOKS                                 3   2.33   965   2.62    
        SAME AS NVCC               1    4    
        RELATED TO NVCC           21   91    
        NOT RELATED TO NVCC        1    4    
        NEW & DIFFERENT MAJOR      0    0    
        --------------------- ----   ----    
        T O T A L                 23  100    
                  



NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

GRADUATE SURVEY SUMMARY 1993 - 1997

PROGRAM: ENGINEERING, A.S. (Contd.)


                                                     OVERALL          OVERALL    
                                                       PROG.          COLLEGE    
        COLLEGE PROF. SERVICES                     N  RATING       N  RATING    
        ----------------------                   ---- -------    ---- -------    
        CAREER & ED. PLANNING INFO                 17   2.59     2811   2.71    
        COURSE & PROG. ADVISEMENT                  24   2.63     3562   2.75    
        LIBRARY SERVICES                            3   2.67      903   3.20    
        TESTING LAB SERVICES                       22   2.68     3227   2.90    
        LEARNING LAB SERVICES                      10   2.50     2037   2.88    
        WRITING LAB SERVICES                        7   2.14     1467   2.83    
        COOP. EDUCATION                             1   1.00      214   2.94    
        FINANCIAL AID                              11   2.55     1224   2.65    
        BOOKSTORE                                  25   2.44     4017   2.61    
        SERVICES FOR DISABLED STUDENTS              6   2.83      699   2.85    

        FACILITIES/EQUIPMENT    
        --------------------    
        SCIENCE LABS & EQUIPMENT                   23   2.04     2586   2.66    
        COMPUTER LABS & EQUIPMENT                  21   1.90     3143   2.65    
        LIBRARY FACILITIES                         25   2.64     3737   2.92    
        DISABLED ACCESS                             0    .        128   2.80    
        
          
         
          NOTE: 1. "HOW DID YOUR NVCC DEGREE HELP YOU ON THE JOB"    
                    --------------------------------------------    
                    AS OF 1994 MULTIPLE RESPONSES WERE ALLOWED    

                2.  COLLEGE PROF. SERVICES    
                    ----------------------    
                    VARIABLES EXIST AND ARE CONTINUOUS FROM 1993 - 1997    

                3.  FACILITIES/EQUIPMENT    
                    --------------------    
                    VARIABLES EXIST AND ARE CONTINUOUS FROM 1993 - 1997    
         
           
                  ** THIS PROGRAM IS BASED ON CURR. CODE 831 AND SPEC=0 **    

             
        SOURCE: OIR, IRIS GRADUATE FILES AND ONLINE GRADUATE MASTER FILE



NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

GRADUATE SURVEY SUMMARY 1993 - 1997

PROGRAM: ENGINEERING/ELECTRICAL EGR., A.S.

                                                                    GRADUATE RATINGS FOR SELECTED COLLEGE SERVICES    
                                                                  (4=EXCELLENT 3=GOOD 2=AVERAGE 1=BELOW AVG 0=POOR)    
        NUMBER OF GRADUATES BY YEAR                                                                   OVERALL         OVERALL    
                                                                                                       PROG.          COLLEGE    
        Y E A R     GRADUATES     RESPONDENTS                  SERVICE CATEGORY                     N  RATING       N  RATING    
        -------     ---------     -----------                  ----------------------           ----- -------    ---- -------    
         1993              11               4                  WRITING EFFECTIVELY                 17   3.00     3965   2.92    
         1994               8               3                  SPEAKING EFFECTIVELY                17   2.94     3891   2.89    
         1995              11               4                  UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICS           17   3.65     3653   2.71    
         1996               8               2                  USING COMPUTERS                     16   2.88     3629   2.60    
         1997               8               4                  INTERNATIONAL AWARENESS             12   2.17     2827   2.33    
        -------     ---------     -----------                  COOPERATING W. OTHERS               17   2.88     3876   2.97    
         TOTAL             46              17                  LEADERSHIP SKILLS                   15   2.67     3529   2.74    
                                                               APPRECIATING OTHER PTS. OF VIEW     16   3.00     3906   2.99    
                                                               AWARENESS OF MANY CULTURES          15   3.07     3685   2.92    
        AVERAGE NUMBER OF YEARS    
        IT TOOK TO GRADUATE =  5                               AVERAGE SALARY FOR GRADUATES WORKING 35 HRS. OR MORE = $40,312    
                                                               (SELF REPORTED)    
        PRIMARY GOAL IN ATTENDING NVCC.                         MINIMUM SALARY..   $29,174    
                                     N    %                     MAXIMUM SALARY..   $55,000    
                                ------ ------    
        TRANSFER TO UNIV.           15   88    
        OCC. TRAINING                1    6                    HOW DID YOUR NVCC DEGREE HELP YOU ON THE JOB ?    
        IMPROVE JOB SKILLS           1    6                                                         N         %    
        PERSONAL ENRICHMENT          0    0                                                      -----     -----    
        -------------------     ------ ------                  SALARY INCREASE                      2        40    
        T O T A L                   17  100                    GAINED PROMOTION                     .         0    
                                                               SAL. INCREASE & PROMOTION            .         0    
        WAS YOUR GOAL ATTAINED ?  YES-  15( 94%)               BETR. JOB W. NEW EMPLOYER            2        40    
                                   NO-   1(  6%)               OTHER                                1        20    
                                                               -------------------------         ----      ----    
                                                               T O T A L                            5       100    
        OCCUPATIONAL STATUS 6 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATING.    
                                   N     %
                                ------ ------                  JOB RELATED TO MAJOR ?   YES-   9( 82%)    
        FT EMPLOYED                  9   56                                              NO-   2( 18%)    
        PT EMPLOYED                  4   25    
        UNEMP (LOOKING)              1    6    
        -------------------     ------ ------    
        T O T A L                   14   88                    DIFFICULTY TRANSFERRING NVCC CREDIT HOURS    
                                                                TO TRANSFER COLLEGE ?    
                                                                                                   N         %    
        EDUCATIONAL STATUS 6 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATING.                                            -----     -----    
                                   N     %                      NO (OR NOT APPLICABLE)             10        67    
                                ------ ------                   YES                                 5        33    
        FULL-TIME STUDENT            7   54                      MAJOR REASON:    
        PART-TIME STUDENT            6   46                       NVCC CREDITS TRANSFERRED    
        NOT A STUDENT                0    0                        AS ELECTIVES ONLY                2        67    
        -------------------     ------ ------                    SOME NVCC CREDITS WOULD   
        T O T A L                   13  100                       NOT TRANSFER                      0         0    
                                                                 CREDITS NOT EVALUATED BY    
                                                                  TRANSFER COLLEGE                  0         0    
        NVCC EDUCATION AS PREP. FOR PRESENT COLLEGE STUDIES.     ENTIRELY NEW FIELD OF    
                                   N     %                        STUDY AT TRANSFER INST.           0         0    
                                -----  -----                     OTHER                              1        33    
        EXCELLENT PREP.            10   67        
        ADEQUATE PREP.              5   33                                                                                       
        INADEQUATE PREP.            0    0                                                                  OVERALL   OVERALL    
                                 -------------                                                               PROG     COLLEGE
        T O T A L                  15  100                       OVERALL RATING OF COLLEGE INSTRUCTION    N RATING  N  RATING
                                                                 -------------------------------------   -- ------ -- -------
                                                                 QUALITY OF INSTRUCTION                   17   3.65 4263 3.24
         RELATION OF PRESENT MAJOR TO OLD MAJOR                  COURSE CONTENT                           17   3.41 4199 3.14    
                                   N          %                  GRADING                                  17   3.41 4229 3.13    
                                   -----  -----                  TEXTBOOKS                                 4   3.00  965 2.62    
         SAME AS NVCC              2         13    
         RELATED TO NVCC          13         87    
         NOT RELATED TO NVCC       0          0    
         NEW & DIFFERENT MAJOR     0          0    
           ---------------------   -----  -----    
         T O T A L                15        100    

             



NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

GRADUATE SURVEY SUMMARY 1993 - 1997

PROGRAM: ENGINEERING/ELECTRICAL EGR., A.S. (Contd.)

             
                                                      OVERALL         OVERALL    
                                                       PROG.          COLLEGE    
        COLLEGE PROF. SERVICES                     N  RATING       N  RATING    
        ----------------------                   ---- -------    ---- -------    
        CAREER & ED. PLANNING INFO                  6   2.50     2811   2.71    
        COURSE & PROG. ADVISEMENT                  11   2.64     3562   2.75    
        LIBRARY SERVICES                            4   3.50      903   3.20    
        TESTING LAB SERVICES                       16   3.25     3227   2.90    
        LEARNING LAB SERVICES                      12   3.17     2037   2.88    
        WRITING LAB SERVICES                       10   3.20     1467   2.83   
        COOP. EDUCATION                             2   1.50      214   2.94    
        FINANCIAL AID                               6   2.67     1224   2.65    
        BOOKSTORE                                  16   2.50     4017   2.61    
        SERVICES FOR DISABLED STUDENTS              6   3.17      699   2.85    

        FACILITIES/EQUIPMENT    
        --------------------    
        SCIENCE LABS & EQUIPMENT                   15   2.80     2586   2.66    
        COMPUTER LABS & EQUIPMENT                  13   2.62     3143   2.65    
        LIBRARY FACILITIES                         16   3.13     3737   2.92    
        DISABLED ACCESS                             2   3.00      128   2.80    
        
        
        
          NOTE: 1. "HOW DID YOUR NVCC DEGREE HELP YOU ON THE JOB"    
                    --------------------------------------------    
                    AS OF 1994 MULTIPLE RESPONSES WERE ALLOWED    

                2.  COLLEGE PROF. SERVICES    
                    ----------------------    
                    VARIABLES EXIST AND ARE CONTINUOUS FROM 1993 - 1997    

                3.  FACILITIES/EQUIPMENT    
                    --------------------     
                    VARIABLES EXIST AND ARE CONTINUOUS FROM 1993 - 1997    
        
         
                  ** THIS PROGRAM IS BASED ON CURR. CODE 831 AND SPEC=1 **    

             
                            
        SOURCE: OIR, IRIS GRADUATE FILES AND ONLINE GRADUATE MASTER FILE




Section VI: Transfer Data

FORMER NVCC MAJORS IN ENGINEERING, A.S.

WHO ATTENDED A SENIOR INSTITUTION

BETWEEN 1996 AND 1998

                    
                 
                                                                  GPA/       GPA/      
                                   NUMBER OF     AVG. NUM.        MEAN       MEAN      NUMBER    
                                   TRANSFER     OF CREDITS       GPA AT     GPA AT    WITH NVCC    
         NAME OF INSTITUTION       STUDENTS     TRANSFERRED     SR. INST.    NVCC       AWARD    
     
     

         LONGWOOD COLLEGE             1            32.0            3.9        3.5          0           
         JAMES MADISON UNIV.          2            18.0            3.3        3.2          0    
         OLD DOMINION UNIV.           7            61.0            1.3        3.0          4    
         UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA       3            62.7            2.1        3.3          1         
         GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY     58            69.7            2.4        2.9          8           
         VIRGINIA TECH               35            52.5            2.3        3.2          8    
                           

             
                      ACADEMIC STANDING AT SENIOR INSTITUTION      

                                                
                  ACADEMIC STANDING     NUM. OF STUDENTS         PERCENT    

                    NONE GIVEN                  6                   5.7    
                    PRESIDENTS LIST             3                   2.8         
                    DEANS LIST                  6                   5.7     
                    GOOD                       65                  61.3     
                    WARNING                     7                   6.6                                             
                    PROBATION                  14                  13.2    
                    SUSPENSION                  5                   4.7    

                         

                      FORMER NVCC MAJORS IN ENGINEERING, A.S.    
                         TOP MAJORS AT SENIOR INSTITUTIONS    
                                                                                
                                                                              
                         CURRENT MAJOR         NUM. OF STUDENTS

                          ENGINEERING                 65    
                          COMPUTER SCIENCE             7    
                          BIOLOGY                      3    
                          BUSINESS                     3    
                          PUBL                         2         
                          ACCOUNTING                   1           
                          CIS                          1     
                          FIN                          1      
                          UNKNOWN                     20    

                                

         NOTE:    1.  UNDUPLICATED STUDENT HEADCOUNT
                  2.  INCL. ONLY STUDENTS WITH 12 OR MORE NVCC CREDIT HOURS
                  3.  WHEN ONLY ONE STUDENT IS IDENTIFIED, STUDENT GPA DATA WILL BE GIVEN    
                  4.  TRANSFER CREDITS MAY INCLUDE CREDIT HOURS FROM COLLEGES OTHER THAN NVCC    


Source: OIR, GL8 database

 

 

 

 

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

OFFICE OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH

 

 

 

DIRECTOR

Dr. George E. Gabriel

 

 

 

STAFF MEMBERS


Consuelo Brito

Margret Chang

Johan Dennett

Louise Herzfeld

Linda Hoffman

Nadezhda Osmanova

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