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Classroom Utilization
(for Fall Semester every five years from 1952-53 through 2002-03)


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Fall semesters past fifty years
1952-53
1957-58
1962-63
1967-68
1972-73
1977-78
1982-83
1987-88
1992-93
1997-98
2002-03
50 year percent change

Headcount enrollments
9,285
13,013
17,164
23,370
26,213
30,303
32,455
33,174
35,833
35,715
38,564
315%
Classroom space (ASF)*
214,100
211,600
209,100
205,955
218,506
213,131
212,543
207,662
213,172
224,887
227,504
6%
Headcount enrollment per 100 sq. ft.
4.3
6.1
8.2
11.3
12.0
14.2
15.3
16.0
16.8
15.9
17.0
291%

 
                         
Fall semesters past ten years
1992-93
1993-94
1994-95
1995-96
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-00
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
 

Number of classrooms used**
259
266
274
273
265
265
267
269
269
269
269
 
Average weekly hours of room use
38.7
37.4
36.6
36.9
39.3
38.5
39.9
40.5
39.7
38.6
38.8
 

 



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

*The values for 1952-53, 1957-58, and 1962-63 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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