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Full-Time Equivalency and Credit Hours - West Lafayette Campus
(for Fall Semester in Academic Years 1998-99 through 2007-08)
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1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08

Full-Time Equivalency        
 
Undergraduate
29,802
30,526
30,579
30,774
30,600
30,641 30,506 30,749 31,236 31,189 
  Professional
785
881
934
972
993
988 1,028 1,027 1,040 1,064 
  Graduate
4,899
5,022
5,081
5,199
5,576
5,842 5,747 5,757 5,872 5,807 
  Total
35,486
36,429
36,594
36,945
37,169
37,471 37,281 37,533 38,148 38,060 

Credit Hours
 
Undergraduate
447,033 457,889 458,675 461,601 458,992 459,620 457,589 461,247 468,528 467,845 
 
Professional
11,778 13,209 14,004 14,581 14,893 14,816 15,420 15,404 15,607 15,966 
  Graduate 58,782 60,259 60,975 62,384 66,912 70,098 68,968 69,084 70,468 69,687 
  Total 517,593 531,357 533,654 538,566 540,797 544,534 541,977 545,735 554,603 553,498 

Average Credit Hours per Student Headcount
 
Undergraduate
14.8 14.8 14.8 14.9 14.9 14.9 14.9 14.9 15.0 15.0 
 
Professional
16.7 16.7 16.5 16.6 16.6 16.5 16.7 17.0 17.1 17.3 
  Graduate 9.8 9.8 10.0 9.8 9.9 9.9 9.9 10.0 10.0 10.0 
  Total 14.0 14.1 14.1 14.1 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.1 14.1 14.2 

Enrollment Headcount
 
Undergraduate
30,159
30,835
30,899
30,987
30,908
30,851 30,747 30,875 31,290 31,186 
 
Professional
706
790
851
878
899
900 924 905 915 922 
  Graduate
6,013
6,137
6,121
6,343
6,757
7,096 6,982 6,932 7,023 6,994 
  Total
36,878
37,762
37,871
38,208
38,564
38,847 38,653 38,712 39,228 39,102 

Note: Full-time equivalent enrollment is calculated by dividing total credit hours by 15 for undergraduate, professional, and certificate students, and by 12 for graduate students.

Source: Office of Enrollment Management


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