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Classroom Utilization - West Lafayette Campus
(for Fall Semester every five years from 1957-58 through 2007-08)
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Fall semesters past 50 Years
1957-58
1962-63
1967-68
1972-73
1977-78
1982-83
1987-88
1992-93
1997-98
2002-03
2007-08
50 Year Percent Change

Headcount Enrollment
13,013
17,164
23,370
26,213
30,303
32,455
33,174
35,833
35,715
38,564
39,102
200%
Classroom Area (ASF)1
211,600
209,100
205,955
218,506
213,131
212,453
207,662
213,172
224,887
227,504
251,559
19%
Headcount Enrollment per 100 Square Feet
6.1
8.2
11.3
12.0
14.2
15.3
16.0
16.8
15.9
17.0
15.5
153%

 
                         
Fall semesters past 10 Years
1997-98
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
 

Number of Classrooms Used2
265
267
269
269
269
269
274
270
273
277
276
 
Average Weekly Hours of Room Use
38.5
39.9
40.5
39.7
38.6
38.8
37.1
37.5
37.9
38.7
37.4
 

 

1The classroom area values for 1957-58 and 1962-63 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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