First Year Student Demographics

Fall Term first -year cohort degree-seeking students
Fall Term  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total 427 456 425 497 429 382 402 378 431
Male 48.9% 51.3% 48.9% 45.5% 49.0% 47.9% 50.2% 53.2% 51.0%
Female 51.1% 48.7% 51.1% 54.5% 51.0% 52.1% 49.8% 46.8% 49.0%

 

Fall Term 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
% Pell-Eligible 24.0% 22.8% 16.9% 25.6% 22.1% 19.9% 19.7% 24.6% 19.3%
% First Generation   25.4% 28.9% 23.1% 24.9% 27.2% 29.6% 31.7% 26.5%

Percent Pell reflected above is percent of all first year students who were awarded a Pell grant; may differ from IPEDS financial aid reports which only includes those who were awarded aid
First generation status is per admission application: neither parent or guardian graduated with a bachelor’s degree.

Race/Ethnicity
Fall Term 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
International Students 1.2% 2.0% 1.9% 3.2% 1.9% 1.0% 1.7% 1.9% .7%
SOC 2+ 20.4% 20.2% 20.9% 24.9% 23.1% 21.2% 20.1% 27.8% 25.5%
Underrepresented Students of Color 2+     14.6% 16.3% 17.5% 17.3% 16.7% 22.0% 24.4%

 

Fall Term 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Nonresident Alien 1.2% 2.0% 1.9% 3.2% 1.9% 1.0% 1.7% 1.9% .7%
Hispanic/Latino 4.4% 5.5% 6.8% 6.4% 6.5% 8.1% 8.2% 10.3% 8.4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 5.2% 4.6% 4.9%            
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.2% 4.0% 3.1% 3.2% 4.2% 4.6%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0%
Black or African American 8.4% 6.6% 4.9% 8.0% 9.1% 6.5% 5.7% 9.3% 9.0%
Race/Ethnicity Unknown 2.1% 0.0% 2.4% 1.4% 2.3% 3.1% 1.7% 3.2% 4.6%
Two or More Races* 2.3% 3.1% 4.2% 4.2% 3.5% 3.1% 2.7% 4.0% 3.0%
White 76.3% 77.9% 74.8% 70.4% 72.7% 74.6% 76.4% 67.2% 69.6%

 
~Students of color 2+ are those who self-identify as American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (excludes international students)
~Underrepresented Students of Color 2+ is a subset of Students of Color and includes students indicating one or more of the following groups; American Indian or Alaska Native, Black, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino; excludes international students, students identifying as Asian, and students identifying as White and Asian


Data source: IPEDS Fall Enrollment survey (gender, race/ethnicity); Colleague Registrar Report; Slate records