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College of Visual and Performing Arts
Summary of Fall Student Enrollment Trends 2006 - 2010
  Fall
  2006* 2007* 2008* 2009 2010
Student Headcount (based on student majors)
Undergrad Degree 1,011 1,005 1,019 1,101 1,131
Undergrad Non Degree 19 21 27 20 16
Graduate Master 156 168 191 194 193
Graduate Doctoral 0 0 0 0 9
Graduate Non Degree 23 17 35 38 28
Total 1,209 1,211 1,272 1,353 1,377
Student Credit Hours (SCH) Taught (based on course regardless of student levels)**
Undergrad 14,491 15,376 15,542 16,804 17,536
Graduate 1,080 1,103 1,370 1,539 1,633
Contract 0 0 0 36 0
Total 15,571 16,479 16,912 18,379 19,169
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Student Taught (based on course enrollment)**
Undergrad 966.07 1,025.07 1,036.13 1,120.39 1,169.12
Graduate 90.00 91.92 114.17 128.25 136.07
Contract 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.00 0.00
Total Course FTES 1,056.07 1,116.98 1,150.30 1,251.64 1,305.19
*   Includes RAK
** Source: Enrollment Planning

Note: The college mappings for student programs and course subjects are based on the most recent structure.

Terms & Definition:
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Student:
A a statistic derived from the student-credit hours productivity of the unit. In non-summer terms, the number of FTE students is obtained by dividing the total number of undergraduate, first professional (law), and graduate credit hours per term by 15, 15, and 12 respectively. The number of FTE students in summer, and annualized regular session (fall and spring semesters) is obtained by dividing the total number of undergradaute, first professional, and graduate credit hours per session by 30, 30, and 24 respectively. this defintion should be distinguised from the definition of a full-time student.