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Classroom Utilization - West Lafayette Campus
(for Fall Semester every five years from 1956-57 through 2006-07)
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Fall semesters past 50 Years
1956-57
1961-62
1966-67
1971-72
1976-77
1981-82
1986-87
1991-92
1996-97
2001-02
2006-07
50 Year Percent Change

Headcount Enrollment
13,060
16,543
21,407
26,504
30,194
32,797
32,243
36,163
35,156
38,208
39,228
200%
Classroom Area (ASF)1
212,100
209,600
207,100
218,991
206,890
217,166
209,484
214,959
222,924
227,313
252,020
19%
Headcount Enrollment per 100 Square Feet
6.2
7.9
10.3
12.1
14.6
15.1
15.4
16.8
15.8
16.8
15.6
153%

 
                         
Fall semesters past 10 Years
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
 

Number of Classrooms Used2
265
265
267
269
269
269
269
274
270
273
277
 
Average Weekly Hours of Room Use
39.3
38.5
39.9
40.5
39.7
38.6
38.8
37.1
37.5
37.9
38.7
 

 

1The classroom area values for 1956-54, 1961-62, and 1966-67 are estimates. Classroom area (assignable square feet) does not include classroom service space.
2Includes daytime and evening use.




Source: Space Management and Academic Scheduling 


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