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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 1,141 1,180 1,238 1,232 1,239
Undergrad Non Degree 25 33 31 27 22
Graduate Master 342 438 583 718 805
Graduate Doctoral 57 51 52 51 76
Graduate Non Degree 105 129 121 182 77
Total 1,670 1,831 2,025 2,210 2,219
Student Credit Hours (SCH) Taught (based on course regardless of student levels)**
Undergrad 7,967 8,589 9,930 10,066 11,677
Graduate 2,479 3,135 4,016 5,272 5,848
Contract 542 539 607 680 342
Total 10,988 12,263 14,553 16,018 17,867
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Student Taught (based on course enrollment)**
Undergrad 531.13 572.60 662.00 671.05 778.50
Graduate 206.58 261.25 334.67 439.31 487.30
Contract 44.67 44.82 50.48 56.67 28.50
Total Course FTES 782.38 878.67 1,047.15 1,167.03 1,294.30
*   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.