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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 491 560 635 733 756
Undergrad Non Degree 12 14 25 14 18
Graduate Master 2,300 2,309 2,450 2,439 2,377
Graduate Doctoral 169 201 216 251 284
Graduate Non Degree 1,452 1,304 1,153 978 938
Total 4,424 4,388 4,479 4,415 4,373
Student Credit Hours (SCH) Taught (based on course regardless of student levels)**
Undergrad 7,802 8,743 10,238 11,479 12,136
Graduate 8,224 8,193 8,709 9,079 9,692
Contract 8,645 8,346 8,517 8,389 7,406
Total 24,671 25,282 27,464 28,947 29,234
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Student Taught (based on course enrollment)**
Undergrad 520.13 582.87 682.53 765.26 809.05
Graduate 685.33 682.75 725.38 756.59 807.63
Contract 719.13 693.40 707.96 698.95 617.13
Total Course FTES 1,924.59 1,959.02 2,115.87 2,220.80 2,233.81
*   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.