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Current Project list mires parking lot expansion

By Jaleel Perry, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

Filed under Campus Beat

Parking has become an issue on campus due to enrollment increasing over the winter break, but Contra Costa College Buildings and Grounds Manager Bruce King said it is low on the project list. Following the construction of the new buildi...

Enrollment slowly rises

Enrollment slowly rises

August 26, 2016

Nonresident tuition rate jumps to $237 per unit

By Asma Alkrizy, Opinion Editor

April 11, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Nonresident tuition fees have soared over the past few years, making it challenging for the growing number of nonresidents enrolling at Contra Costa College.   The District Office has approved increasing the nonresident tuition rate  f...

Despite steady trend, some expect ‘imminent’ rebound

By Benjamin Bassham, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Headcount is up, but enrollment is down, and the college is hurting. To oversimplify, a Full-Time Equivalent Student represents 15 semester units that students have enrolled in. The amount of FTES directly affects the funding a coll...

Enrollment trend affects funding

By Christian Urrutia, Editor-in-Chief

September 2, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

When jobs are plentiful, students are not. Student head count enrollment numbers have been steadily decreasing for the past five years beginning in the fall semester, reflecting the amount of Full-Time Equivalent Student (FT...

District enrollment, funding plummets

By Rodney Woodson, Associate Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Although full-time equivalent student totals have been declining each semester recently, District Office and Contra Costa College administrators agree that there is no need for panic. The colleges and district are funded by the state de...

Dwindling enrollment to impact funding

By Roxana Amparo, News Editor

January 27, 2015

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Faculty and administrators who anticipated improvements from last year’s 8.4 percent enrollment decrease will be disappointed. Last spring (2014) there were 2,471 FTES and this year, as of Monday, there are 2,264 at Contra Co...

Program offers unique opportunity for UC experience

By Roxana Amparo, News Editor

November 19, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat, News

Students have the opportunity to enroll in a class at a chosen university for the upcoming spring semester through the Concurrent Enrollment Program. The program provides full-time Contra Costa College students the ability to enr...

FTES totals continue to dwindle, college set to receive $1.4 million

By Lorenzo Morotti, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2014

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The number of students enrolled at Contra Costa College for the 2014 fall semester has declined by 1 percent since last fall, bringing the current deficit to 3.2 percent since 2012. Enrollment district wide is less than it was durin...

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