Humanities Indicators
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Key Findings:

  • Between 700- and 750-thousand students took at least one history course at a community college in the fall of 2015.
  • About 14,500 community college faculty taught a course in history, which comprised approximately 21% of the faculty teaching humanities courses in community colleges.
  • History courses were offered at approximately 75% of community colleges.
  • Slightly more than 10% of students enrolled at community colleges for credit were taking a history course.
  • Dually enrolled high school students comprised 14%–17% of the students enrolled in history courses at community colleges.

For information and figures describing how history 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.

Tables

  • Unduplicated Headcounts of All Students Enrolled in and Faculty Members Teaching For-Credit, College-Level History Courses at Two-Year Colleges, Fall 2015
  • Unduplicated Headcounts of All Students Enrolled in and Faculty Members Teaching For-Credit, College-Level History Courses at Two-Year Colleges by Size of Institution, Fall 2015
  • Unduplicated Headcounts of All Students Enrolled in and Faculty Members Teaching For-Credit, College-Level History Courses at Two-Year Colleges by US Census Bureau Region, Fall 2015
  • Unduplicated Headcounts of All Students Enrolled in and Faculty Members Teaching For-Credit, College-Level History Courses at Two-Year Colleges by Carnegie Classification, Fall 2015
  • Unduplicated Headcounts of High Schools Students Enrolled in For-Credit, College-Level History Courses at Two-Year Colleges, Fall 2015
  • Unduplicated Headcounts of High Schools Students Enrolled in For-Credit, College-Level History Courses at Two-Year Colleges by Size of Institution, Fall 2015
  • Unduplicated Headcounts of High Schools Students Enrolled in For-Credit, College-Level History Courses at Two-Year Colleges by US Census Bureau Region, Fall 2015
  • Unduplicated Headcounts of High Schools Students Enrolled in College-Level, For-Credit History Courses at Two-Year Colleges by Carnegie Classification, Fall 2015