Humanities Indicators
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Key Findings:

  • Over 1.7 million students took at least one course in English at a community college in the fall of 2015.
  • More than half of the faculty teaching humanities courses in community colleges (approximately 37,000) taught English courses, which represented approximately 10% of all community college faculty.
  • Almost every community college offered at least one course in English.
  • Approximately a quarter of students enrolled at community colleges for credit took an English course.
  • Dually enrolled high school students comprised approximately 15% of the students enrolled in English courses at community colleges.

For information and figures describing how English programs compare to other disciplines, see the overview and reports about faculty, students, and high school students, as well as institutional differences in the sector.

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