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  2012 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, 2012. Note: Report students formerly designated as "first professional" in the graduate cells. The data below, and all data reported in the CDS, refers only to Purdue University West Lafayette.  
                     
        FULL-TIME     PART-TIME  
  Undergraduates Men Women     Men Women  
  Degree-seeking, first-time              
  freshmen 3,521 2,809     7 12  
  Other first-year, degree-              
  seeking 940 518     27 132  
  All other degree-seeking 12,096 8,833     610 440  
  Total degree-seeking 16,557 12,160     644 584  
  All other undergraduates              
  enrolled in credit courses 18 4     83 97  
  Total undergraduates 16,575 12,164     727 681  
                     
  Graduate              
  Degree-seeking, first-time 1,055 790     298 175  
  All other degree-seeking 2,465 1,824     1,449 809  
  All other graduates enrolled              
  in credit courses 32 25     107 80  
  Total graduate 3,552 2,639     1,854 1,064  
                 
  Total all undergraduates:         30,147    
  Total all graduates:         9,109    
  GRAND TOTAL ALL STUDENTS:       39,256    
                     
  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, 2012. Include international students only in the category "Nonresident aliens." Complete the "Total Undergraduates" column only if you cannot provide data for the first two columns. Report as your institution reports to IPEDS: persons who are Hispanic/Latino should be reported only on the Hispanic/Latino line, not under any race, and persons who are non-Hispanic/Latino multi-racial should be reported only under "Two or more races."  
            TOTAL, DEGREE  
        DEGREE-SEEKING   AND NON-  
        FIRST-TIME DEGREE-SEEKING DEGREE-SEEKING  
        FIRST-YEAR UNDERGRADUATES UNDERGRADUATES  
  Nonresident aliens    1,008   4,944   4,974  
  Hispanic   237   1,113   1,117  
  Black or African American,              
  non-Hispanic    181   1,006   1,006  
  White, non-Hispanic   4,331   20,243   20,391  
  American Indian or Alaska              
  Native, non-Hispanic   9   54   54  
  Asian, non-Hispanic   278   1,433   1,442  
  Native Hawaiian or other              
  Pacific Islander, non-              
  Hispanic   6   17   17  
  Two or more races, non-              
  Hispanic   138   502   504  
  Race and/or ethnicity              
  unknown   103   633   642  
  Total   6,291   29,945   30,147  
                     
  Persistence  
                     
  B3. Number of degrees awarded by your institution from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012  
  Certificate/diploma 297          
  Associate degrees 297          
  Bachelor's degrees 6,844          
  Post bachelor's certificates 0          
  Master's degrees 1,606          
  Post-master's certificates 49          
  Doctoral degrees - research/scholarship 656          
  Doctoral degrees - professional practice 219          
  Doctoral degrees - other 0          
               
  Graduation Rates (Available after March 1, 2013 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 2012 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 2006. Include in the cohort those who entered your institution during the summer term preceding fall 2006.  
                     
  B4. Initial 2006 cohort of first-time, full-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students; total all students:  
              7,001      
                     
  B5. Of the initial 2006 cohort, how many did not persist and did not graduate for the following reasons: deceath, permanently disabled, service in the armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government, or official church missions; total allowable exclusions:  
              7      
                     
  B6. Final 2006 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions:  
              6,994      
                     
  B7. Of the initial 2006 initial cohort, how many completed the program in four years or less (by August 31, 2010):        
              2,763      
  B8. Of the initial 2006 cohort, how many completed the program in more than four years but in five years or less (after August 31, 2010 and by August 31, 2011):        
              1,787      
                     
  B9. Of the initial 2006 cohort, how many completed the program in more than five years but in six years or less (after August 31, 2011 and by August 31, 2012):        
              366      
                     
  B10. Total graduating within six years (sum of questions B7, B8, and B9):        
              4,916      
                     
  B11. Six-year graduation rate for 2006 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 2011 (or the preceding summer term). The initial cohort may be adjusted for students who departed for the following reasons: death, permanently disabled, service in the 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 2011 (or the preceding summer term), what percentage was enrolled at your institution as of the date your institution calculates its official enrollment in fall 2012?  
              91%      
                     
  Common Data Set: 2012-13 Academic Year