Fall Semesters Enrollment Summary

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Headcount
Fall Semester
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Headcount  
16,841
17,764
19,086
19,691
20,212
20,574
20,517
20,517
20,459
20,673
First Time Students (UG and Grad)
3,419
3,738
4,161
4,304
4,259
4,357
4,280
4,151
4,186
4371
New Transfers (UG)
876
914
1,080
1,033
1,160
1,083
1,031
1,071
1,168
1114
Continuing Students (UG and Grad)
12,546
13,112
13,845
14,354
14,793
15,134
15,206
15,295
15,105
15,188
Student Level
Fall Semester
Student Level
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Undergraduate
14,854
15,490
16,486
17,044
17,525
17,993
17,904
18,004
17,963
18,005
  Female
7,225
7,467
7,988
8,402
8,687
8,964
8.946
9,037
9,018
9,126
  Male
7,629
8,023
8,498
8,642
8,838
9,029
8,958
8,967
8,945
8,879
Graduate Level
1,987
2,274
2,600
2,647
2,687
2,581
2,613
2,513
2,496
2,668
  Female
1,399
1,555
1,720
1,709
1,737
1,661
1,711
1,679
1,655
1,794
  Male
588
719
880
938
950
920
902
834
841
874
Gender
Fall Semester
Gender
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Female
8,624
9,022
9,708
10,111
10,424
10,625
10,657
10,716
10,673
10,920
Male
8,217
8,742
9,378
9,580
9,788
9,949
9,860
9,801
9,786
9,753
Load Type
Fall Semester
Load Type
 2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Undergraduate
14,854
15,490
16,486
17,044
17,525
17,993
17,904
18,004
17,963
18,005
  Full Time
13,272
13,840
14,799
15,337
15,634
15,818
15,762
15,844
15,872
15,976
  Part Time
1,582
1,650
1,687
1,707
1,891
2,175
2,142
2,160
2,091
2,029
Graduate Level
1,987
2,274
2,600
2,647
2,687
2,581
2,613
2,513
2,496
2,668
  Full Time
678
757
972
972
952
921
1,005
1,061
1,032
1,146
  Part Time
1,309
1,517
1,628
1,675
1,735
1,660
1,608
1,452
1,464
1,522
Regents FTE
Fall Semester
Regents FTE
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Total FTE
15,397
16,136
17,448
17,994
18,429
18,706
18,679
18,792
18,771
19,085
Undergraduate FTE
14,039
14,565
15,580
16,104
16,520
16,865
16,790
16,922
16,924
17,065
Graduate Level FTE
1,358
1,571
1,868
1,890
1,909
1,841
1,889
1,870
1,847
2,020
Note.  Full-time Undergraduate + part-time Undergraduate hours divided by 12; and, Full-time Graduate + part-time Graduate hours divided by 9.
Classification
Fall Semester
Classification
 2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Freshman
4,627
4,615
4,909
5,027
4,839
4,888
4,759
4,686
4,578
4,671
Sophomore
3,557
3,615
3,874
3,958
4,209
4,036
4,103
4,206
4,301
4,204
Junior
2,845
3,131
3,233
3,376
3,554
3,767
3,564
3,711
3,742
3,858
Senior
3,120
3,229
3,614
3,754
3,965
4,247
4,460
4,455
4,381
4,457
Other Undergraduate*
705
900
856
929
958
1,055
1,018
946
961
815
Masters
1,167
1,409
1,707
1,768
1,835
1,817
1,904
1,808
1,798
1,903
Specialist
169
208
260
268
300
241
189
174
163
176
Doctorate
502
531
517
510
482
451
453
462
473
523
Non-Degree Graduate
149
126
116
101
70
72
67
69
62
66
* Other Undergraduate – Joint Enrolled, Transient, and Post-Baccalaureatte
Ethnicity
Fall Semester
Ethnicity
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
American Indian/
Alaska Native
45
48
49
62
88
110
89
92
84
77
Asian
283
301
287
340
327
369
374
388
443
497
Black/African
American
3,617
3,874
4,218
4,682
5,059
5,291
5,409
5,446
5,441
5,375
Hispanic (of any race)
333
371
615
699
775
818
833
946
1,023
1,109
Native Hawaiian/
Other Pacific Islander
44
33
35
31
27
22
21
17
Two or More Races
334
387
375
414
376
377
392
391
392
429
Unknown
1,234
919
385
350
305
354
446
411
351
293
White
10,995
11,864
13,113
13,111
13,247
13,224
12,947
12,821
12,704
12,876
Note.  Race counts by category include students classified as non-resident aliens.  Race categories prior to summer 2009 were Asian or Pacific Islander; Black, Non-Hispanic; Hispanic; Multiracial; American Indian or Alaska Native; White, Non-Hispanic; Unknown/Undeclared.
State of Current Legal Residence
Fall Semester
State of Current Legal Residence
 2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
In-State
15,734
16,681
17,884
18,482
18,993
19,228
19,105
19,188
19,025
19,110
Out-of-State
1,107
1,083
1,202
1,209
1,219
1,346
1,412
1,329
1,434
1,563
Credit Hours
Fall Semester
 
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Credit Hours
213,389
223,906
241,007
247,884
251,721
255,661
255,260
255,748
255,718
261,445
Lower Division
137,158
142,864
152,799
159,609
160,458
162,071
159,665
159,734
159,363
161,465
Upper Division
63,768
66,651
70,982
70,997
73,590
76,537
78,128
78,547
79,058
80,984
Undergraduate Level Total
200,926
209,515
223,781
230,606
234,048
238,608
237,793
238,281
238,421
242,449
Graduate Level
12,463
14,391
17,226
17,278
17,673
17,053
17,467
17,467
17,297
18,996
Beginning Freshmen
Fall Semester
Beginning Freshmen
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Beginning Freshmen
2,579
2,600
2,981
3,101
3,000
3,037
2,953
2,925
2,917
3,059
Yield Rate (Accepted/Enrolled)
70.3%
60%
57.8%
56.5%
61%
61.7%
57.3%
52.7%
52.9%
52.9%
High School GPA Average
3.16
3.17
3.15
3.20
3.20
3.21
3.24
3.27
3.29
3.33
Retention/Graduation (IPEDS)
Fall Cohort
Retention/Graduation
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
1st Year Retention (IPEDS)
81%
81%
79%
80%
77%
80%
81%
82%
81%
n/a
6 Year Graduation Rates (IPEDS)
50%
51%
50%
51%
SAT Averages (of Beginning Freshmen)
Fall Semester
SAT Averages (of Beginning Freshmen)
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Composite Average
1108
1111
1106
1106
1112
1115
1112
1113
1112
1113
Composite Average – State Average **
989
984
981
978
972
977
977
973
975
983
Composite Average – National Average **
1017
1017
1016
1017
1011
1010
1010
1010
1006
1002
Math Average
558
558
556
558
558
559
556
556
554
556
Math Average – State Average **
495
493
491
490
487
489
487
485
485
490
Math Average – National Average **
515
515
515
516
514
514
514
513
511
508
Critical Reading Average
550
552
549
548
554
556
556
557
558
557
Critical Reading Average – State Average **
494
491
490
488
485
488
490
488
490
493
Critical Reading Average – National Average **
502
502
501
501
497
496
496
497
495
494
Writing Average
527
523
525
531
527
526
527
527
Writing Average – State Average **
479
475
473
475
475
472
475
476
Writing Average – National Average **
493
492
489
488
488
487
484
482
** State and National Averages are for College Bound Seniors whether they enrolled in College or not

Last updated: 8/1/2017

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