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Classroom Utilization - West Lafayette Campus
(for Fall Semester every five years from 1955-56 through 2005-06)
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Fall semesters past fifty years
1955-56
1960-61
1965-66
1970-71
1975-76
1980-81
1985-86
1990-91
1995-96
2000-01
2005-06
50 year percent change

Headcount Enrollment
11,813
15,160
20,176
25,582
28,923
32,366
31,987
35,647
34,685
37,871
38,712
228%
Classroom Area (ASF)*
212,600
210,100
207,600
213,741
203,538
217,752
210,886
217,433
228,093
227.424
245,488
15%
Headcount Enrollment per 100 sq. ft.
5.6
7.2
9.7
12.0
14.2
14.9
15.2
16.4
15.2
16.7
15.8
184%

 
                         
Fall semesters past ten years
1995-96
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
 

Number of classrooms used**
273
265
265
267
269
269
269
269
274
270
273
 
Average weekly hours of room use
36.9
39.3
38.5
39.9
40.5
39.7
38.6
38.8
37.1
37.5
37.9
 

 



Classroom Utilization
                  Classrooms Used
Charts representing Classroom Utilization and Number of classrooms used

*The classroom area values for 1955-56, 1960-61, and 1965-66 are estimates. Classroom area (Assignable Square Feet) does not include classroom service space.
**Includes daytime and evening use


Source: Space Management and Academic Scheduling

 


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