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Classroom Utilization - West Lafayette Campus
(for Fall Semester every five years from 1958-59 through 2008-09)
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Fall semesters past 50 Years
1958-59
1963-64
1968-69
1973-74
1978-79
1983-84
1988-89
1993-94
1998-99
2003-04
2008-09
50 Year Percent Change

Headcount Enrollment
13,368
17,674
24,718
26,582
30,445
31,856
34,969
35,161
36,878
38,847
40,090
200%
Classroom Area (ASF)1
211,100
208,600
204,438
217,315
213,792
209,316
219,752
218,822
226,007
239,810
262,492
24%
Headcount Enrollment per 100 Square Feet
6.3
8.5
21.1
12.2
14.2
15.2
15.9
16.1
16.3
16.2
15.3
141%

 
                         
Fall semesters past 10 Years
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
 

Number of Classrooms Used2
267
269
269
269
269
274
270
273
277
276
279
 
Average Weekly Hours of Room Use
39.9
40.5
39.7
38.6
38.8
37.1
37.5
37.9
38.7
37.4
37.0
 

 

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