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  2006 Common Data Set for Purdue University
  B. Enrollment and Persistence
                   
  Purdue answers are in bolded gold, although all options are listed.
  B1. Institutional Enrollment-Men and Women. Provide numbers of students for each of the following categories as of the institution's official fall reporting date or as of October 15, 2006. The data below, and all data reported in the CDS, refers only to Purdue University West Lafayette. 
                   
    FULL-TIME       PART-TIME  
    Men Women       Men  Women  
  Undergraduates                
  Degree-seeking, first-time freshmen 4,333 3,030       8 18  
  Other first-year, degree-seeking 480 337       22 241  
  All other degree-seeking 12,773 8,733       684 378  
  Total degree-seeking 17,586 12,100       714 637  
  All other undergraduates enrolled in                
  credit courses 4 6       101 142  
  Total undergraduates 17,590 12,106       815 779  
                   
  First-professional                
  First-time, first-professional students 15 48       0 8  
  All other first-professionals 269 575       6 15  
  Total first-professional 284 623       6 23  
                   
  Graduate                
  Degree-seeking, first-time 782 527       212 104  
  All other degree-seeking 2,209 1,358       1,002 593  
  All other graduates enrolled in credit                
  courses 11 7       98 99  
  Total graduate 3,002 1,892       1,312 796  
                   
  Total all undergraduates:     31,290    
  Total all graduate and professional students:     7,938    
  GRAND TOTAL ALL STUDENTS:     39,228    
                   
  B2. Enrollment by Racial/Ethnic Category. Provide numbers of undergraduate students for each of the following categories as of the institution's official fall reporting date or as of October 15, 2006. 
    DEGREE-SEEKING, DEGREE-SEEKING  
    FIRST-TIME, FIRST YEAR UNDERGRADUATES  
  Non-resident aliens    418       1,837    
  Black, non-Hispanic    276       1,094    
  American Indian or Alaskan Native    48       152    
  Asian or Pacific Islander   463       1,708    
  Hispanic   231       854    
  White, non-Hispanic    5,953       25,392    
  Race/ethnicity unknown    0       0    
  Total   7,389       31,037    
                   
  Persistence
                   
  B3. Number of degrees awarded by your institution from July 1, 2005, to June 30, 2006 *
  Certificate/diploma                
  Associate degrees 529              
  Bachelor's degrees 5,948              
  Post bachelor's certificates                
  Master's degrees 1,420              
  Post-master's certificates                
  Doctoral degrees 566              
  First professional degrees 219              
  First professional certificates                
                   
  Graduation Rates (Available after March 1, 2007 when IPEDS GRS is submitted)
  The items in this section correspond to data elements formerly collected by the IPEDS Web-based Data Collection System's Graduation Rate Survey (GRS). For complete instructions and definitions of data elements, see the IPEDS GRS instructions and glossary on the 2006 Web-based survey.
                   
  For Bachelor's or Equivalent Programs
  Report for the cohort of full-time first-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in fall 2000. Include in the cohort those who entered your institution during the summer term preceding fall 2000.
                   
  B4. Initial 2000 cohort of first-time, full-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students; total all students:
              5,996    
                   
  B5. Of the initial 2000 cohort, how many did not persist and did not graduate for the following reasons: deceased, permanently disabled, armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government, or official church missions; total allowable exclusions:
              7    
                   
  B6. Final 2000 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions:
              5,989    
                   
  B7. Of the initial 2000 initial cohort, how many completed the program in four years or less (by August 31, 2004):
              2,209 36.9%  
                   
  B8. Of the initial 2000 cohort, how many completed the program in more than four years but in five years or less (after August 31, 2004 and by August 31, 2005):
              1,726 28.8%  
                   
  B9. Of the initial 2000 cohort, how many completed the program in more than five years but in six years or less (after August 31, 2005 and by August 31, 2006):
              270 4.5%  
                   
  B10. Total graduating within six years (sum of questions B7, B8, and B9):
              4,205    
                   
  B11. Six-year graduation rate for 2000 cohort (question B10 divided by question B6):
              70.2%    
                   
  Retention Rates
  Report for the cohort of all full-time, first-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in fall 2005 (or the preceding summer term). The initial cohort may be adjusted for students who departed for the following reasons: deceased, permanently disabled, armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government or official church missions. No other adjustments to the initial cohort should be made.
                   
  B22. For the cohort of all full-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered your institution as freshmen in fall 2005 (or the preceding summer term), what percentage was enrolled at your institution as of the date your institution calculates its official enrollment in fall 2006?
              84%    
                   
  Common Data Set: 2006-07 Academic Year