Quick Facts for Academic Year 2011-2012

The following "Quick Facts" are designed as a quick reference guide to the information compiled in a variety of “Assessment of Institutional Effectiveness” venues. This overview consists of select data that were collected from various university departments for the purpose of planning, decision making and institutional improvement.

Fall 2011 data as of October 15.


Student Enrollment

  Headcount FTE
Overall Enrollment
4,398 4,441
Undergraduate 3,958 4,034
Graduate 440 407


Freshman Class

  Headcount
Applicants 5,099
Acceptance Rate 63.48%
Yield 27.71%
Matriculates 897


Undergraduates By Gender

  FT PT Headcount Percent
Male 1,611 62 1,673 42.3%
Female 2,216 63 2,279 57.7%
Total 3,827 125 3,952  


Degree-Seeking Undergraduates by Race/Ethnicity

  Headcount Percent
Nonresident aliens 85 2.2%
Hispanic 221 5.6%
Black or African-American, non-Hispanic 172 4.4%
White, non-Hispanic 3,021 77.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic 40 1.0%
Asian, non-Hispanic 50 1.3%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic 3 0.1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic 70 1.8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 250 6.4%
Total, Undergrad Degree-Seeking 3,912  


Degrees Conferred (2010-2011)

  Degree
Bachelor's 693
Double Majors 122
Master's 336


Placement Rate (7-9 months out)

  Class of 2011
Total Placement Rate 91%
Primarily Education 32%
Primarily Employed 59%


Top 5 Majors at Graduation 2010-2011

  Count Percent
Music Education 74 11%
Business Administration (BS) 53 8%
Psychology 47 7%
History 43 6%
Childhood Education 39 6%
Total # of Degrees granted 2010-2011 693  


1-year Retention (Persistence) Rate (entering term)

Fall 2010 Cohort 76.8%
Fall 2009 Cohort 77.7%
Fall 2008 Cohort 76.9%
Fall 2007 Cohort 73.2%


Cohort Graduation Rates (entering term)

  4-Year 5-Year 6-Year Transfer out rate
Fall 2003 35.7% 54.9% 57.2% 30.5%
Fall 2004 34.5% 53.1% 55.9% 31.5%
Fall 2005 29.4% 47.2% 50.9% 31.7%
Fall 2006 31.8% 48.6%    
Fall 2007 29.4%      


6-Year Graduation Rate Detail (Fall 2005 Cohort)

By Gender  
Male 44.5%
Female 55.7%
   
By Financial Aid Status  
Received Pell Grant 47%
Received Stafford Loan, Not Receiving Pell Grant 50%
Not Receiving Pell Grant or Stafford Loan 55%
   
By Race/Ethnicity  
American Indian/Alaska Native 12.5%
Asian 62.5%
Black 42.4%
Hispanic 48.0%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander N/A
White 52.4%
Non-Resident Alien 25.0%


Tuition and Fees (2011-2012)

  In- State Out-of-State
Undergraduate    
Tuition & Fees $6,506 $15,556
Room & Board $9,830 $9,830
     
Graduate    
Tuition & Fees $9,946 $16,236


Financial Aid Profile (2011-2012)

Undergraduates Receiving Aid 3,834
Undergraduates Receiving Pell Grants 42.5%
Average Aid Package (grants, loans, work-study) $12,453
Average need-based scholarship grant award $6,038
Percentage of need that was met of students who were awarded any need-based aid 88%


Faculty 

FTE Faculty 291
Total Faculty 363
Full-time 258
Part-time / Adjunct 105
Faculty with PhD/Highest Terminal Degree 203
Faculty of Color (FT+PT) 28
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 14:1
Average class size (median 20

 

  Freshman Seniors
% who rated the quality of relationships with faculty members as available, helpful, and sympathetic  * 84% 87%
% who reported that they talked about career plans with a faculty member often or very often * 40% 56%
% who reported that they discussed ideas from readings or classes with faculty members outside of class * 25% 43%


* According to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) 2011


Student Life 

Living on campus 62%
Fraternity 1%
Sorority 3%
Involved in Intercollegiate Athletics 7.2%
# of Clubs & organizations 76


Information Technology

# of PCs for public and academic purposes 541
% of students who self-rated their computer skills as average or above average compared to the average person their age* 90%


* According to the CIRP Freshman Survey 2011


Endowment Fund

  June 30, 2011
Endowment Market Value, EOY $17,042,243


Alumni

Alumni giving rate (as % solicited) 11%
Total voluntary support $3,076,976