The Advocate

Low enrollment causes funding deficit, class cancellations

By Andrew Weedon, Scene Editor

February 20, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat, News

The class schedule is taking drastic cuts this semester as campus administrators try to regain some of the college’s financial surplus, which has been dwindling in the last few years. Since the college leadership has undergone m...

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...

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