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  2009 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, 2009. 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 3,418 2,585       16 23  
  Other first-year, degree-seeking 892 739       25 97  
  All other degree-seeking 12,873 9,120       604 540  
  Total degree-seeking 17,183 12,444       645 660  
  All other undergraduates enrolled in                
  credit courses 12 7       89 105  
  Total undergraduates 17,195 12,451       734 765  
                   
  Graduate                
  Degree-seeking, first-time 948 602       230 113  
  All other degree-seeking 2,524 1,954       1,198 711  
  All other graduates enrolled in credit                
  courses 34 26       103 109  
  Total graduate 3,506 2,582       1,531 933  
                   
  Total all undergraduates:     31,145    
  Total all graduate and professional students:     8,552    
  GRAND TOTAL ALL STUDENTS:     39,697    
                   
  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, 2009. 
    DEGREE-SEEKING,   TOTAL, DEGREE  
    FIRST-TIME, DEGREE- AND NON-  
FIRST YEAR SEEKING DEGREE-SEEKING
                     
  Non-resident aliens  689   2,809   2,818    
  Black, non-Hispanic  235   1,066   1,071    
  American Indian or Alaskan Native  18   153   155    
  Asian or Pacific Islander 276   1,660   1,668    
  Hispanic 165   896   903    
  White, non-Hispanic  4,656   24,348   24,530    
  Race/ethnicity unknown  0   0   0    
  Total 6,042   30,932   31,145    
                   
  Persistence
                   
  B3. Number of degrees awarded by your institution from July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2009 *
  Certificate/diploma   182            
  Associate degrees   516            
  Bachelor's degrees   6,139            
  Post bachelor's certificates   71            
  Master's degrees   1,321            
  Post-master's certificates   42             
  Doctoral degrees - research/scholarship 651            
  Doctoral degrees - professional practice 231            
  Doctoral degrees - other                
                   
  Graduation Rates (Available after March 1, 2010 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 2009 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 2003. Include in the cohort those who entered your institution during the summer term preceding fall 2003.
                   
  B4. Initial 2003 cohort of first-time, full-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students; total all students:
              6,013    
                   
  B5. Of the initial 2003 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:
              4    
                   
  B6. Final 2003 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions:
              6,009    
                   
  B7. Of the initial 2003 initial cohort, how many completed the program in four years or less (by August 31, 2007):
              2,254    
                   
  B8. Of the initial 2001 cohort, how many completed the program in more than four years but in five years or less (after August 31, 2007 and by August 31, 2008):
              1,601    
                   
  B9. Of the initial 2003 cohort, how many completed the program in more than five years but in six years or less (after August 31, 2008 and by August 31, 2009):
              327    
                   
  B10. Total graduating within six years (sum of questions B7, B8, and B9):
              4,182    
                   
  B11. Six-year graduation rate for 2003 cohort (question B10 divided by question B6):
              70%    
                   
  Retention Rates
  Report for the cohort of all full-time, first-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in fall 2008 (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 2008 (or the preceding summer term), what percentage was enrolled at your institution as of the date your institution calculates its official enrollment in fall 2008?
              87%    
                   
  Common Data Set: 2009-10 Academic Year