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Summary of Fall Student Enrollment Trends 2006 - 2010
  Fall
  2006* 2007* 2008* 2009 2010
Student Headcount (based on student majors)
Undergrad Degree 3,441 3,632 3,826 3,882 3,473
Undergrad Non Degree 39 42 27 25 20
Graduate Master 374 453 473 515 541
Graduate Non Degree 8 3 4 6 0
Total 3,862 4,130 4,330 4,428 4,034
Student Credit Hours (SCH) Taught (based on course regardless of student levels)**
Undergrad 27,474 29,815 31,188 30,661 30,348
Graduate 2,956 3,577 3,694 3,924 4,225
Contract 66 54 0 0 0
Total 30,496 33,446 34,882 34,585 34,573
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Student Taught (based on course enrollment)**
Undergrad 1,831.60 1,987.67 2,079.20 2,044.11 2,023.21
Graduate 246.33 297.65 305.72 327.11 352.05
Contract 4.40 3.60 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total Course FTES 2,082.33 2,288.92 2,384.92 2,371.22 2,375.26
*   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.