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Enrollment

Fall 2016:

Undergraduate

Graduate

Total

Total Enrollment

7,861

887

8,748

Full-time enrollment

7,250

489

7,739

Part-time enrollment

611

398

1,009

% Female

56.7%

75.8%

58.6%

% Male

43.3%

24.2%

41.4%

Minority Race/Ethnicity** (Fall 2016)

African-American

13.8%

9.4%

13.4%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0.6%

0.0%

0.6%

Asian/Pacific Islander

3.2%

1.0%

3.0%

Hispanic

3.9%

2.5%

3.8%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0.2%

0.2%

0.2%

Two or More Races 3.3% 2.6% 3.2%

Nonresident Alien

1.8%

1.5%

1.8%

Total Minority & Nonresident Alien 26.8% 17.2% 26.0%

% In-State

84.5%

81.6%

84.2%

% Out-of-State

15.5%

18.2%

15.8%

Countries Represented

38

9

41

States/Territories Represented 30 24 32
**Race and ethnicity calculations exclude those whose race/ethnicity is "unknown."
Total Headcount (Fall 2016) 8,748

Increase from Fall 2015 (+77)

0.9%

Increase from Fall 2011 (+142)

1.7%

Increase from Fall 2006 (+1,365)

18.5%

Percent that are Undergraduate: 89.9%

Percent of Undergraduates that are full-time: 93.7%

Percent full-time (all students): 88.5%

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Student Age:

Fall 2016 Average Age

All Students

22.2

Undergraduates

21.1

Graduates

31.4

% of all undergraduates are age 24 and younger    91.8%

% of the total student body is age 25 and older     14.5%

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On-Campus Residents (Fall 2016):

3,158 (40% of full-time undergraduates)

Retention and Graduation Rates:

Freshman to Sophomore Retention Rate (2015 Cohort): 84.3%

Six-year (6-year) Graduation Rate (2010 Cohort):

68.6% (Source: IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey 2015-16)

Student/ Faculty Ratio & Class Size (Fall 2016):

Student/Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

                                                                                                                                                                                     Average Student Credit Hours (Fall 2016):


All Full-Time Part-Time
Per undergraduate student: 14.39 15.02 6.87
Per graduate student: 7.52 10.19 4.25

                                                                                                                                                                Class Sizes (Fall 2016):

Lecture courses w/ < 20 students: 30%
Lecture courses w/> 40 students: 7%
Lecture courses w/ 20-40 students: 62%
Average class size: 23
2,118 course sections between 8 a.m. & 10 p.m. (including labs and independent sections)

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