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Enrollment by Age
(for Fall Semester in Academic Years 1996-97 through 2005-06)

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Undergraduate
Age
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05 2005-06

17-19
40.1%
40.0%
40.0%
40.6%
39.3%
39.1%
37.9%
37.3%
38.2% 39.3%
20-25
53.2%
53.7%
53.9%
53.9%
55.6%
56.5%
57.5%
58.3%
57.4% 56.6%
26+
6.6%
6.3%
6.2%
5.5%
5.0%
4.4%
4.5%
4.5%
4.4% 4.0%
Total
28,567
29,122
30,159
30,835
30,899
30,987
30,908
30,851
30,747 30,875
Average
20.9
20.8
20.8
20.8
20.8
20.7
20.7
20.7
20.7 20.6

Graduate
Age
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05 2005-06

17-19
0.1%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.1% 0.0%
20-25
32.5%
31.2%
33.4%
34.0%
35.1%
35.0%
36.4%
36.6%
36.4% 35.7%
26+
67.3%
68.6%
66.3%
65.8%
64.7%
64.9%
63.6%
63.4%
63.5% 64.3%
Total
6,157
5,994
6,013
6,137
6,121
6,343
6,757
7,096
6,982 6,932
Average
29.4
29.6
29.4
29.3
29.3
29.2
29.1
29.0
29.0 29.0

Professional
Age
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05 2005-06

17-19
1.4%
1.2%
0.6%
0.8%
0.6%
0.3%
0.4%
0.9%
0.6% 0.6%
20-25
74.3%
78.3%
79.9%
78.1%
78.5%
80.3%
80.6%
81.2%
83.2% 84.5%
26+
24.3%
20.5%
19.5%
21.1%
20.9%
19.4%
18.9%
17.9%
16.1% 14.9%
Total
432
599
706
790
851
878
899
900
924 905
Average
24.4
23.9
23.9
23.8
23.8
23.8
23.8
23.7
23.7 23.6

Total
Age
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05 2005-06

17-19
32.7%
32.7%
32.7%
33.2%
32.1%
31.7%
30.4%
29.6%
30.4% 31.4%
20-25
49.9%
50.3%
51.1%
51.1%
52.8%
53.5%
54.4%
54.9%
54.2% 53.5%
26+
17.5%
17.0%
16.2%
15.6%
15.0%
14.8%
15.2%
15.5%
15.4% 15.1%
Total
35,156
35,715
36,878
37,762
37,871
38,208
38,564
38,847
38,653 38,712
Average
22.5
22.4
22.3
22.2
22.2
22.1
22.3
22.3
22.3 22.2

Recent Trends in Average Age
Total Distribution of Age by Level for Fall 2005-06
A set of charts representing Recent Trends in Average Age and Total Distribution of Age by Level A set of charts representing Recent Trends in Average Age and Total Distribution of Age by Level for Fall 2005-06

Source: Office of Enrollment Management


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