University Profile

Student Enrollment
Set forth below are both headcount and full-time equivalent enrollments of the University for the past five academic years, based upon fall semester registrations. Also shown is the distinction between full and part-time students and change in student profile.

Enrollment- Headcount/FTE

Headcount

Full-Time Equivalent*
Fall
Undergrad
Graduate
Total
Undergrad
Graduate
Total
2007 5,217 1,593 6,810 3,860 821 4,681
2008 5,211 1,609 6,820 3,843 935 4,778
2009 5,398 1,837 7,235 4,029 1,163 5,192
2010 5,675 1,687 7,362 4,277 1,187 5,464
2011 5,280 1,602 6,882 4,031 1,218 5,249
2012 4,618 1,489 6,107 3,454 1,154 4,608
2013
4,340
1,361
5,701
3,236
1,081
4,316

* Based on the Illinois Board of Higher Education definition of full-time equivalency. Undergrad student full-time equivalent is computed as the total number of Fall term full-time semester credit hours divided by 15. Graduate student full-time equivalent is computed as the total number of Fall term full-time semester credit hours divided by 12.

Enrollment- Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time

Part-Time
Fall Undergrad Graduate Total Undergrad Graduate Total
2007 3,308 376 3,684 1,909 1,217 3,126
2008 3,300 474 3,774 1,911 1,135 3,046
2009 3,545 661 4,206 1,853 1,176 3,029
2010 3,836 730 4,566 1,839 957 2,796
2011 3,585 861 4,446 1,695 741 2,436
2012 3,012 467 3,479 1,606 1,022 2,628
2013 2,852 738 3,590 1,488 623 2,111

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Full-time enrollment for undergraduates is based on 12 hours and graduates is 9 hours. Part-time enrollment is anything less than the numbers noted respectively for each category.

 

Student Profile

  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013**
Men 28% 28% 29% 30% 29% 29% 29%
Women 72% 72% 71% 70% 71% 71% 70%
Minority 92% 92% 91% 92% 94% 88% 94%
Non-Minority 8% 8% 9% 7% 6% 12% 6%
Average Age (includes graduates) 31 30 30 31 31 31 32
Average Age of Freshmen* 23 23 22 23 22 22 24
Average ACT Scores 19.2 19.0 17.7 17.3 18.0 18.2 18.4

* This denotes the average age of all freshman students including new freshman first time students.
** Also note that 1% of the CSU population did not identify their gender.

 

Related Links

University Graduation Rates 2013 Academic Data
University Retention Data University Alumni
University Graduation Rates for Transfer Students University Alumni-Brief 2
University Retention Rates for Transfer Students Pell Recipients Academic Years 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 by Student Status and Gender
Financial Aid Available at CSU Financial Aid Process at CSU

Revised by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Research