2014-2015 Common Data Set

2014-2015 Common Data Set
COMMON DATA SET
2014-2015
ROGERS STATE UNIVERSITY
Claremore, Oklahoma
Office of Accountability and Academics
RSUCommonDataSet
TheinformationcontainedintheCommonDataSetiscollectedfromseveralinstitutionaloffices.
Theenrollmentandfacultydataarebasedonthepreliminarydatastoredafterthelastdaytodrop
courseswithnograderecordwhichistraditionallytheendofthesecondweekofclasses.The
tuitioninformationisprovidedbytheOfficeoftheBursarandthefinancialaiddataisprovidedby
theOfficeofFinancialAid.
Preparedby
AccountabilityandAcademics
November2014
A.GeneralInformation
A1
AddressInformation
NameofCollege/University:
MailingAddress:
City/State/Zip/Country:
StreetAddress(ifdifferent):
City/State/Zip/Country:
MainPhoneNumber:
WWWHomePageAddress:
AdmissionsPhoneNumber:
AdmissionsToll‐FreePhoneNumber:
AdmissionsOfficeMailingAddress:
City/State/Zip/Country:
AdmissionsFaxNumber:
AdmissionsE‐mailAddress:
IfthereisaseparateURLforyour
school’sonlineapplication,please
specify:______________
Ifyouhaveamailingaddressother
thantheabovetowhich
applicationsshouldbesent,please
provide:
RogersStateUniversity
1701W.WillRogersBlvd.
Claremore,OK74017
918‐343‐7777
www.rsu.edu
918‐343‐7546
800‐256‐7511
1701W.WillRogersBlvd.
Claremore,OK74017
918‐343‐7595
[email protected]
https://rsuportal.rsu.edu/ics/Admissions/Apply_Online.jnz
A2
Sourceofinstitutionalcontrol(Checkonlyone):
Public
X
Private(nonprofit)
Proprietary
A3
Classifyyourundergraduateinstitution:
Coeducationalcollege
X
Men'scollege
Women'scollege
A4
Academicyearcalendar:
Semester
Quarter
Trimester
4‐1‐4
Continuous
Differsbyprogram(describe):
Other(describe):
X
A5
Degreesofferedbyyourinstitution:
Certificate
Diploma
Associate
TransferAssociate
TerminalAssociate
Bachelor's
Postbachelor'scertificate
Master's
Post‐master'scertificate
Doctoral
Firstprofessional
Firstprofessionalcertificate
Doctoraldegree
research/scholarship
Doctoraldegree–
professionalpractice
Doctoraldegree‐‐other
X
X
X
X
X
Enrollmentinformationisbasedonpreliminarynumbersgeneratedafterthedrop/addperiodforfall.
Thisdocumentwaspreparedonthebasisofthebestinformationavailableatthetime.Allinformationissubject
tochangewithoutnoticeorobligation.Forcurrentinformation,pleaserefertotheRSUwebsite(www.rsu.edu).
B.ENROLLMENTANDPERSISTENCE
B1
InstitutionalEnrollment‐MenandWomenProvidenumbersofstudentsforeachofthefollowingcategoriesasoftheinstitution's
officialfallreportingdateorasofOctober15,2014.Note:Reportstudentsformerlydesignatedas“firstprofessional”inthe
graduatecells.
FULL‐TIME
PART‐TIME
Total
Men
Women
Men
Women
Undergraduates
n
%
n
%
n
%
n
%
n
%
Degree‐seeking,first‐time
266
28.1%
350
24.0%
33
5.9%
55
5.2%
704
17.5%
freshmen
151
15.9%
257
17.6%
187
33.6%
348
33.0%
943
23.5%
Otherfirst‐year,degree‐seeking
531
56.0%
852
58.4%
317
56.9%
635
60.2%
2,335
58.1%
Allotherdegree‐seeking
948 100.0% 1,459 100.0%
537
96.4% 1,038
98.4%
3,982
99.1%
Totaldegree‐seeking
Allotherundergraduatesenrolled
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
20
3.6%
17
1.6%
37
0.9%
increditcourses
948
1,459
557
1,055
4,019
Totalundergraduates
Graduate
3 100.0%
2 100.0%
2 100.0%
5 100.0%
12
100.0%
Degree‐seeking,first‐time
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
Allotherdegree‐seeking
Allothergraduatesenrolledin
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
100.0%
creditcourses
3
2
2
5
12
Totalgraduate
Totalallundergraduates
4,019
Totalallgraduate
12
GRANDTOTALALLSTUDENTS
4,031
B2
EnrollmentbyRacial/EthnicCategory.Providenumbersofundergraduatestudentsforeachofthe
followingcategoriesasoftheinstitution'sofficialfallreportingdateorasofOctober15,2014.
Includeinternationalstudentsonlyinthecategory"Nonresidentaliens."
Degree‐Seeking
First‐Time
FirstYear
n
Nonresidentaliens
Hispanic
AmericanIndianorAlaskaNative,non‐
Hispanic
Asian,non‐Hispanic
BlackorAfricanAmerican,non‐Hispanic
NativeHawaiianorotherPacificIslander,
non‐Hispanic
White,non‐Hispanic
Twoormoreraces,non‐Hispanic
Raceand/orethnicityunknown
TOTAL
Degree‐Seeking
Total
Undergraduates
Undergraduates
(includefirst‐time (bothdegree‐and
first‐year)
non‐degree‐seeking)
%
n
%
n
%
8
35
1.0%
4.5%
34
192
0.9%
4.8%
34
193
0.8%
4.8%
124
11
23
15.8%
1.4%
2.9%
508
49
95
12.8%
1.2%
2.4%
509
50
96
12.7%
1.2%
2.4%
0
449
129
6
785
0.0%
57.2%
16.4%
0.8%
4
2,388
701
11
3,982
0.1%
60.0%
17.6%
0.3%
4
2,416
705
12
4,019
0.1%
60.1%
17.5%
0.3%
Persistence
B3
NumberofdegreesawardedfromJuly1,2013toJune30,2014.
n
Certificate/diploma
Associatedegrees
Bachelor'sdegrees
Postbachelor'scertificates
Master'sdegrees
Post‐Master'scertificates
Doctoraldegrees
Firstprofessionaldegrees
Firstprofessionalcertificates
Doctoraldegrees–research/scholarship
Doctoraldegrees–professionalpractice
Doctoraldegrees–other
Total
%
0
268
341
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
609
0.0%
44.0%
56.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
GraduationRates
TheitemsinthissectioncorrespondtodataelementscollectedbytheIPEDSWeb‐basedDataCollectionSystem's
ForBachelor'sorEquivalentPrograms
Pleaseprovidedataforthefall2008cohortifavailable.Iffall2007cohortdataarenotavailable,providedatafor
thefall2007cohort.
Fall2007Cohort
Reportforthecohortoffull‐time,first‐timebachelor's(orequivalent)degree‐seekingundergraduatestudentswho
enteredinfall2007.Includeinthecohortthosewhoenteredyourinstitutionduringthesummertermpreceding
fall2007.
B4
Initial2007cohortoffirst‐time,full‐timebachelor's(orequivalent)degree‐seeking
undergraduatestudents;totalallstudents:
B5
Oftheinitial2007cohort,howmanydidnotpersistanddidnotgraduateforthefollowing
reasons:death,permanentdisability,serviceinthearmedforces,foreignaidserviceofthe
federalgovernment,orofficialchurchmissions;totalallowableexclusions:
B6
Final2007cohort,afteradjustingforallowableexclusions:(subtractquestionB5from
questionB4)
Oftheinitial2007cohort,howmanycompletedtheprograminfouryearsorless(byAugust
31,2011):
B7
265
0
265
23
B8
Oftheinitial2007cohort,howmanycompletedtheprograminmorethanfouryearsbutin
fiveyearsorless(afterAugust31,2011andbyAugust31,2012):
13
B9
Oftheinitial2007cohort,howmanycompletedtheprograminmorethanfiveyearsbutinsix
yearsorless(afterAugust31,2012andbyAugust31,2013):
12
B10
Totalgraduatingwithinsixyears(sumofquestionsB7,B8,andB9):
Six‐yeargraduationratefor2007cohort(questionB10dividedbyquestionB6):
B11
48
18.00%
Fall2007AthleteCohort
Reportforthecohortoffull‐time,first‐timebachelor's(orequivalent)degree‐seekingundergraduatestudentswho
enteredinfall2007.Includeinthecohortthosewhoenteredyourinstitutionduringthesummertermpreceding
fall2007.
B4‐A
Initial2007cohortoffirst‐time,full‐timebachelor's(orequivalent)degree‐seeking
undergraduatestudents;totalallstudents:
B5‐A
Oftheinitial2007cohort,howmanydidnotpersistanddidnotgraduateforthefollowing
reasons:death,permanentdisability,serviceinthearmedforces,foreignaidserviceofthe
federalgovernment,orofficialchurchmissions;totalallowableexclusions:
B6‐A
Final2007cohort,afteradjustingforallowableexclusions:(subtractquestionB5from
questionB4)
Oftheinitial2007cohort,howmanycompletedtheprograminfouryearsorless(byAugust
31,2011):
B7‐A
34
0
34
4
B8‐A
Oftheinitial2007cohort,howmanycompletedtheprograminmorethanfouryearsbutin
fiveyearsorless(afterAugust31,2011andbyAugust31,2012):
2
B9‐A
Oftheinitial2007cohort,howmanycompletedtheprograminmorethanfiveyearsbutinsix
yearsorless(afterAugust31,2012andbyAugust31,2013):
2
B10‐A Totalgraduatingwithinsixyears(sumofquestionsB7,B8,andB9):
B11‐A Six‐yeargraduationratefor2007cohort(questionB10dividedbyquestionB6):
8
23.52%
B12‐B21QuestionsareforTwo‐YearCollegesOnly
RetentionRates
Reportforthecohortofallfull‐time,first‐timebachelor’s(orequivalent)degree‐seekingundergraduatestudents
whoenteredinfall2013(ortheprecedingsummerterm).Theinitialcohortmaybeadjustedforstudentswho
departedforthefollowingreasons:death,permanentdisability,serviceinthearmedforces,foreignaidserviceof
thefederalgovernmentorofficialchurchmissions.Nootheradjustmentstotheinitialcohortshouldbemade.
B22
Forthecohortofallfull‐timebachelor’s(orequivalent)degree‐seekingundergraduate
studentswhoenteredyourinstitutionasfreshmeninfall2013(ortheprecedingsummer
term),whatpercentagewasenrolledatyourinstitutionasofthedateyourinstitution
calculatesitsofficialenrollmentinfall2014?
66%
StudentAthleteRetentionRates
Reportforthecohortofallfull‐time,first‐timebachelor’s(orequivalent)degree‐seekingundergraduatestudent
athleteswhoenteredinfall2013(ortheprecedingsummerterm).Theinitialcohortmaybeadjustedforstudent
athleteswhodepartedforthefollowingreasons:death,permanentdisability,serviceinthearmedforces,foreign
aidserviceofthefederalgovernmentorofficialchurchmissions.Nootheradjustmentstotheinitialcohortshould
bemade.
B22‐A Forthecohortofallfull‐timebachelor’s(orequivalent)degree‐seekingundergraduatestudent
athleteswhoenteredyourinstitutionasfreshmeninfall2013(ortheprecedingsummer
term),whatpercentagewasenrolledatyourinstitutionasofthedateyourinstitution
calculatesitsofficialenrollmentinfall2014?
75%
C.FIRST‐TIME,FIRST‐YEAR(FRESHMAN)ADMISSION
Applications
C1
First‐time,first‐year,(freshmen)students:Providethenumberofdegree‐seeking,first‐time,first‐year
studentswhoapplied,wereadmitted,andenrolled(full‐orpart‐time)infall2014.Includeearly
decision,earlyaction,andstudentswhobeganstudiesduringsummerinthiscohort.Applicants
shouldincludeonlythosestudentswhofulfilledtherequirementsforconsiderationforadmission
(i.e.,whocompletedactionableapplications)andwhohavebeennotifiedofoneofthefollowing
actions:admission,nonadmission,placementonwaitinglist,orapplicationwithdrawn(byapplicant
orinstitution).Admittedapplicantsshouldincludewait‐listedstudentswhoweresubsequently
offeredadmission.
n
451
606
Totalfirst‐time,first‐year(freshman)menwhoapplied
Totalfirst‐time,first‐year(freshman)womenwhoapplied
Totalfull‐time,first‐time,first‐year(freshman)menwhoenrolled
Totalpart‐time,first‐time,first‐year(freshman)menwhoenrolled
349
465
266
33
89.0%
11.0%
Totalfull‐time,first‐time,first‐year(freshman)womenwhoenrolled
Totalpart‐time,first‐time,first‐year(freshman)womenwhoenrolled
350
55
86.4%
13.6%
Totalfirst‐time,first‐year(freshman)menwhowereadmitted
Totalfirst‐time,first‐year(freshman)womenwhowereadmitted
C2
%
42.7%
57.3%
42.9%
57.1%
Freshmanwait‐listedstudents(studentswhometadmissionrequirementsbutwhosefinaladmission
wascontingentonspaceavailability)
Yes
Doyouhaveapolicyofplacingstudentsonawaitinglist?
Ifyes,pleaseanswerthequestionsbelowforfall2014admissions:
Numberofqualifiedapplicantsofferedaplacedonwaitinglist
Numberacceptingaplaceonthewaitinglist
Numberofwait‐listedstudentsadmitted
Isyourwaitinglistranked?
Ifyes,doyoureleasethatinformationtostudents?:
Doyoureleasethatinformationtoschoolcounselors?
No
X
AdmissionRequirements
C3
Highschoolcompletionrequirement
HighschooldiplomaisrequiredandGEDisaccepted
X
HighschooldiplomaisrequiredandGEDisnot
accepted
Highschooldiplomaorequivalentisnotrequired
C4
Doesyourinstitutionrequireorrecommendageneralcollege‐preparatoryprogramfor
degree‐seekingstudents?
Require
Recommend
Neitherrequirenorrecommend
C5
X
Distributionofhighschoolunitsrequiredand/orrecommended.Specifythedistributionof
academichighschoolcourseunitsrequiredand/orrecommendedofallormostdegree‐seeking
studentsusingCarnegieunits(oneunitequalsoneyearofstudyoritsequivalent).Ifyouusea
differentsystemforcalculatingunits,pleaseconvert.
Totalacademicunits
English
Mathematics
Science
Ofthese,unitsthatmustbe
lab
Foreignlanguage
Socialstudies
History
Academicelectives
ComputerScience
Visual/PerformingArts
Other(specify)
Units
Required
Units
Recommended
15
4
3
3
19
4
4
3
3
3
2
3
2
3
1
2
BasisforSelection
C6
Doyouhaveanopenadmissionpolicy,underwhichvirtuallyallsecondaryschoolgraduatesor
studentswithGEDequivalencydiplomasareadmittedwithoutregardtoacademicrecord,test
scores,orotherqualifications?Ifso,checkwhichapplies:
Openadmissionpolicyasdescribedaboveforallstudents
X
Openadmissionpolicyasdescribedaboveformoststudents,but‐‐
selectiveadmissionforout‐of‐statestudents
selectiveadmissiontosomeprograms
other(explain)
C7
Relativeimportanceofeachofthefollowingacademicandnonacademicfactorsinfirst‐
time,first‐year,degree‐seeking(freshman)admissiondecisions.
Con‐
NotCon‐
VeryImportant
Important
sidered
sidered
Academic
Rigorofsecondaryschool
record
Classrank
AcademicGPA
Standardizedtestscores
ApplicationEssay
Recommendation(s)
X
X
X
X
X
X
Nonacademic
Interview
Extracurricularactivities
Talent/ability
Character/personalqualities
Firstgeneration
Alumni/aerelation
Geographicalresidence
Stateresidency
Religious
affiliation/commitment
Racial/ethnicstatus
Volunteerwork
Workexperience
Levelofapplicant’sinterest
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
SATandACTPolicies
C8
Entranceexams
Yes
No
C8A DoesyourinstitutionmakeuseofSAT,ACT,orSATSubjectTestscores
inadmissiondecisionsforfirst‐time,first‐year,degree‐seeking
X
applicants?
Ifyes,placecheckmarksintheappropriateboxesbelowtoreflectyourinstitution’spoliciesfor
useinadmissionforFall2014.
ADMISSION
Require
SATorACT
ACTonly
SATonly
SATandSATSubjectTestsorACT
SATSubjectTestsonly
Recommend
Requirefor
Considerif
Some
Submitted
NotUsed
X
X
X
X
X
C8B IfyourinstitutionwillmakeuseoftheACTinadmissiondecisionsforfirst‐time,first‐year,degree‐seeking
applicantsforFall2014,pleaseindicatewhichONEofthefollowingapplies:(regardlessofwhetherthe
writingscorewillbeusedintheadmissionsprocess):
ACTwithWritingComponentrequired
ACTwithWritingcomponentrecommended
ACTwithorwithoutWritingcomponentaccepted
X
C8C PleaseindicatehowyourinstitutionwillusetheSATorACTwritingcomponent;checkallthatapply:
SATessay ACTessay
Foradmission
Forplacement
Foradvising
Inplaceofanapplicationessay
Asavaliditycheckonthe
applicationessay
Nocollegepolicyasofnow
Notusingessaycomponent
X
X
C8D
Inaddition,doesyourinstitutionuseapplicants'testscoresfor
academicadvising?
Yes
X
C8E LatestdatebywhichSATorACTscoresmustbereceivedforfall‐termadmission
No
August17
LatestdatebywhichSATSubjectTestscoresmustbereceivedforfall‐term
admission
C8F Ifnecessary,usethisspacetoclarifyyourtestpolicies(e.g.,iftestsarerecommendedforsome
C8G Pleaseindicatewhichtestsyourinstitutionusesforplacement(e.g.,statetests):
SAT
ACT
SATSubjectTests
AP
CLEP
InstitutionalExam
StateExam(specify):
X
X
X
FreshmanProfile
ProvidepercentagesforALLenrolled,degree‐seeking,full‐timeandpart‐time,first‐time,first‐year
(freshman)studentsenrolledinfall2014,includingstudentswhobeganstudiesduringsummer,
internationalstudents/nonresidentaliens,andstudentsadmittedunderspecialarrangements.
C9
Percentandnumberoffirst‐time,first‐year(freshman)studentsenrolledinfall2014who
submittednationalstandardized(SAT/ACT)testscores.IncludeinformationforALL
enrolled,degree‐seeking,first‐time,first‐year(freshman)studentswhosubmittedtest
scores.Donotincludepartialtestscores(e.g.,mathematicsscoresbutnotcriticalreading
foracategoryofstudents)orcombineotherstandardizedtestresults(suchasTOEFL)in
thisitem.DonotconvertSATscorestoACTscoresandviceversa.The25thpercentileisthe
scorethat25percentscoredatorbelow;the75thpercentilescoreistheonethat25
percentscoredatorabove.
0% NumbersubmittingSATscores
99% NumbersubmittingACTscores
PercentsubmittingSATscores
PercentsubmittingACTscores
SATCriticalReading
SATMath
SATWriting
SATEssay
ACTComposite
ACTEnglish
ACTMath
ACTWriting
25thPercentile
75thPercentile
16
14
15
19
18
18
Percentoffirst‐time,first‐year(freshman)studentswithscoresineachrange:
SATCritical
SAT
Reading
SATMath
Writing
700‐800
600‐699
500‐599
400‐499
300‐399
200‐299
Totalsshould=100%
ACTMath
ACTComp
ACTEnglish
30‐36
1%
4%
1%
24‐29
20%
20%
17%
18‐23
58%
47%
43%
12‐17
21%
26%
39%
6‐11
0%
3%
0%
Below6
0%
0%
0%
Totalsshould=100%
100%
100%
100%
0
695
C10 Percentofalldegree‐seeking,first‐time,first‐year(freshman)studentswhohadhighschoolclass
rankwithineachofthefollowingranges(reportinformationforthosestudentsfromwhomyou
collectedhighschoolrankinformation).
4%
Percentintoptenthofhighschoolgraduatingclass
14%
Percentintopquarterofhighschoolgraduatingclass
35%
Percentintophalfofhighschoolgraduatingclass
65%
Percentinbottomhalfofhighschoolgraduatingclass
34%
Percentinbottomquarterofhighschoolgraduatingclass
Percentoftotalfirst‐time,first‐year(freshmen)studentswhosubmittedhighschool
73%
classrank:
C11 Percentageofallenrolled,degree‐seeking,first‐time,first‐year(freshman)studentswhohadhigh
schoolgrade‐pointaverageswithineachofthefollowingranges(using4.0scale).Report
informationonlyforthosestudentsfromwhomyoucollectedhighschoolGPA.
18%
19%
16%
15%
18%
11%
3%
0%
100%
PercentwhohadGPAof3.75andhigher
PercentwhohadGPAbetween3.50and3.74
PercentwhohadGPAbetween3.25and3.49
PercentwhohadGPAbetween3.00and3.24
PercentwhohadGPAbetween2.50and2.99
PercentwhohadGPAbetween2.0and2.49
PercentwhohadGPAbetween1.0and1.99
PercentwhohadGPAbelow1.0
Totalsshould=100%
C12 AveragehighschoolGPAofalldegree‐seeking,first‐time,first‐year
(freshman)studentswhosubmittedGPA:
Percentoftotalfirst‐time,first‐year(freshman)studentswhosubmitted
highschoolGPA:
AdmissionPolicies
C13 ApplicationFee
Doesyourinstitutionhavean
applicationfee?
Amountofapplicationfee:
Canitbewaivedforapplicants
withfinancialneed?
Yes
No
X
$20.00
X
Ifyouhaveanapplicationfeeandanon‐lineapplicationoption,please
Samefee:
X
Free:
Reduced:
Yes
Canon‐lineapplicationfeebe
waivedforapplicantswith
financialneed?
X
No
3.19
78%
C14 Applicationclosingdate
Yes
Doesyourinstitutionhavean
applicationclosingdate?
Applicationclosingdate(fall):
Prioritydate:
No
X
Yes
C15
Arefirst‐time,first‐yearstudentsacceptedfortermsotherthanthe
fall?
No
X
C16 Notificationtoapplicantsofadmissiondecisionsent(fillinoneonly)
Onarollingbasisbeginning
September1
(date):
By(date):
Other:
C17 Replypolicyforadmittedapplicants(fillinoneonly)
Mustreplyby(date):
Nosetdate:
MustreplybyMay1orwithin_____weeksifnotified
Other:
Deadlineforhousingdeposit(MM/DD):
Amountofhousingdeposit:
Refundableifstudentdoesnotenroll?
Yes,infull
X
None
$200.00
X,MustcancelbyJuly1stto
receiverefund.
Yes,inpart
No
C18 Deferredadmission
Yes
Doesyourinstitutionallowstudentstopostponeenrollmentafter
admission?
No
X
Ifyes,maximumperiodofpostponement:
C19 Earlyadmissionofhighschoolstudents
Yes
Doesyourinstitutionallowhighschoolstudentstoenrollasfull‐time,
first‐time,first‐year(freshman)studentsoneyearormorebeforehigh
schoolgraduation?
No
X
EarlyDecisionandEarlyActionPlans
C21 EarlyDecision
Yes
Doesyourinstitutionofferanearlydecisionplan(anadmissionplan
thatpermitsstudentstoapplyandbenotifiedofanadmissiondecision
wellinadvanceoftheregularnotificationdateandthatasksstudentsto
committoattendingifaccepted)forfirst‐time,first‐year(freshman)
applicantsforfallenrollment?
If“yes,”pleasecompletethefollowing:
Firstoronlyearlydecisionplanclosingdate
Firstoronlyearlydecisionplannotificationdate
Otherearlydecisionplanclosingdate
Otherearlydecisionplannotificationdate
FortheFall2014enteringclass:
Numberofearlydecisionapplicationsreceivedbyyourinstitution
Numberofapplicantsadmittedunderearlydecisionplan
Pleaseprovidesignificantdetailsaboutyourearlydecisionplan:
No
X
C22 Earlyaction
Yes
Doyouhaveanonbindingearlyactionplanwherebystudentsare
notifiedofanadmissiondecisionwellinadvanceoftheregular
notificationdatebutdonothavetocommittoattendingyourcollege?
No
X
If“yes,”pleasecompletethefollowing:
Earlyactionclosingdate
Earlyactionnotificationdate
Yes
Isyourearlyactionplana“restrictive”planunderwhichyoulimit
studentsfromapplyingtootherearlyplans?
No
D.TRANSFERADMISSION
FallApplicants
Yes
D1
Doesyourinstitutionenrolltransferstudents?(Ifno,pleaseskiptoSectionE)
Ifyes,maytransferstudentsearnadvancedstandingcreditbytransferring
creditsearnedfromcourseworkcompletedatothercolleges/universities?
D2
No
X
X
Providethenumberofstudentswhoapplied,wereadmitted,andenrolledasdegree‐seekingtransfer
studentsinfall2014.
Applicants
Men
Women
Total
n
297
518
815
AdmittedApplicants
%
36.4%
63.6%
100.0%
n
239
413
652
%
36.7%
63.3%
100.0%
EnrolledApplicants
n
118
193
311
%
37.9%
62.1%
100.0%
Yes
No
ApplicationforAdmission
D3
Indicatetermsforwhichtransfersmayenroll:
Fall
X
Winter
Spring
X
Summer
X
D4
Mustatransferapplicanthaveaminimumnumberofcreditscompletedorelse
mustapplyasanenteringfreshman?
Ifyes,whatistheminimumnumberofcreditsandtheunitofmeasure?
D5
Highschooltranscript
Collegetranscript(s)
Essayorpersonalstatement
Interview
Standardizedtestscores
Statementofgoodstandingfromprior
institution(s)
D7
7CreditHours
Indicateallitemsrequiredoftransferstudentstoapplyforadmission:
RequiredofAll
D6
X
Recom‐
mended
ofAll
Recom‐
mended
ofSome
Requiredof
NotRequired
Some
X
X
Ifaminimumhighschoolgradepointaverageis
requiredoftransferapplicants,specify(ona4.0
scale):
X
X
X
X
Ifaminimumcollegegradepointaverageisrequired
oftransferapplicants,specify(ona4.0scale):
D8
Listanyotherapplicationrequirementsspecifictotransferapplicants:
D9
Listapplicationpriority,closing,notification,andcandidatereplydatesfortransferstudents.If
applicationsarereviewedonacontinuousorrollingbasis,placeacheckmarkinthe“Rollingadmission”
column.
PriorityDate
ClosingDate
Notification
Date
ReplyDate
Rolling
Admission
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
X
X
X
Yes
D10
Doesanopenadmissionpolicy,ifreported,applytotransferstudents?
No
X
D11 Describeadditionalrequirementsfortransferadmission,ifapplicable:Mustbeingoodstandingfor
regularadmission.Ifnotingoodstanding,maybeeligibleforadmissiononprobation.
TransferCreditPolicies
D12 Reportthelowestgradeearnedforanycoursethat
maybetransferredforcredit:
D13
Maximumnumberofcreditsorcoursesthatmaybe
transferredfromatwo‐yearinstitution:
D14
Maximumnumberofcreditsorcoursesthatmaybe
transferredfromafour‐yearinstitution:
D
Number
UnitType
64
CreditHours
Number
UnitType
All
CreditHours
D15 Minimumnumberofcreditsthattransfersmust
completeatyourinstitutiontoearnanassociate
15
D16 Minimumnumberofcreditsthattransfersmust
completeatyourinstitutiontoearnabachelor’s
30
D17 Describeothertransfercreditpolicies:CredithoursinD15andD16mustbeinresidence.
One‐halfofmajormustalsobecompletedatourinstitution.
E.ACADEMICOFFERINGSANDPOLICIES
E1
Specialstudyoptions:Identifythoseprogramsavailableatyourinstitution.Refertotheglossary
fordefinitions.
Acceleratedprogram
Cooperativeeducationprogram
Cross‐registration
Distancelearning
X
Doublemajor
Dualenrollment
EnglishasaSecondLanguage(ESL)
Exchangestudentprogram(domestic)
Externaldegreeprogram
HonorsProgram
X
Independentstudy
X
Internships
X
Liberalarts/careercombination
Student‐designedmajor
Studyabroad
X
Teachercertificationprogram
Weekendcollege
Other(specify):
E2
ThisquestionhasbeenremovedfromtheCommonDataSet.
E3
Areasinwhichallormoststudentsarerequiredtocompletesomecourse
workpriortograduation:
Arts/finearts
Computerliteracy
English(includingcomposition)
Foreignlanguages
History
Humanities
Mathematics
Philosophy
Sciences(biologicalorphysical)
Socialscience
Other(describe):
LibraryCollections:TheCDSPublisherswillcollectlibrarydataagain
whenanewAcademicLibrariesSurveyisinplace.
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
F.STUDENTLIFE
F1 Percentagesoffirst‐time,first‐year(freshman)degree‐seekingstudentsanddegree‐seeking
undergraduatesenrolledinFall2014whofitthefollowingcategories:
Percentwhoarefromoutofstate(exclude
international/nonresidentaliensfromthenumerator
anddenominator)
Percentofmenwhojoinfraternities
Percentofwomenwhojoinsororities
Percentwholiveincollege‐owned,‐operated,or‐
affiliatedhousing
Percentwholiveoffcampusorcommute
Percentofstudentsage25andolder
Averageageoffull‐timestudents
Averageageofallstudents(full‐andpart‐time)
First‐time,first‐year
(freshman)students
Undergraduates
4%
0%
2%
4%
0%
1%
29%
71%
6%
19
19
13%
87%
32%
23
25
F2 ActivitiesofferedIdentifythoseprogramsavailableatyourinstitution.
CampusMinistries
X
X
Choralgroups
X
Concertband
Dance
X
Drama/theater
InternationalStudent
X
Organization
X
Jazzband
Literarymagazine
Marchingband
ModelUN
X
Musicensembles
Musicaltheater
Opera
Pepband
X
Radiostation
X
Studentgovernment
Studentnewspaper
Student‐runfilmsociety
Symphonyorchestra
X
Televisionstation
Yearbook
F3 ROTC(programofferedincooperationwithReserveOfficers'TrainingCorps)
AtCooperating
OnCampus
NameofCooperatingInstitution
Institution
ArmyROTCisoffered:
NavalROTCisoffered:
AirForceROTCisoffered:
F4 Housing:Checkalltypesofcollege‐owned,‐operated,or‐affiliatedhousingavailablefor
undergraduatesatyourinstitution.
Coeddorms
Men'sdorms
Women'sdorms
Apartmentsformarriedstudents
X
Apartmentsforsinglestudents
Specialhousingfordisabled
students
Specialhousingforinternational
students
Fraternity/sororityhousing
Cooperativehousing
Themehousing
Wellnesshousing
Otherhousingoptions(specify):
X
G.ANNUALEXPENSES
Provide2015‐2016academicyearcostsofattendanceforthefollowingcategoriesthatareapplicable
toyourinstitution.If2015‐2016academicyearcostsofattendancearenotavailable,providecostsfor
the2014‐2015academicyear.
X
Checkhereifyourinstitution's2015‐2016academicyearcostsofattendancearenotavailableatthistimeand
provideanapproximatedate(i.e.,month/day)whenyourinstitution'sfinal2015‐2016academicyearcostsof
attendancewillbeavailable:
August1,2015
G0 PleaseprovidetheURLofyourinstitution’snetpricecalculator:
http://www.rsu.edu/financial‐aid/npcalc.asp
G1 Undergraduatefull‐timetuition,requiredfees,roomandboardListthetypicaltuition,requiredfees,
androomandboardforafull‐timeundergraduatestudentfortheFULL2014‐2015academicyear(30
semesteror45quarterhoursforinstitutionsthatderiveannualtuitionbymultiplyingcredithour
costbynumberofcredits).Afullacademicyearreferstotheperiodoftimegenerallyextendingfrom
SeptembertoJune;usuallyequatedtotwosemesters,twotrimesters,threequarters,ortheperiod
coveredbyafour‐one‐fourplan.Roomandboardisdefinedasdoubleoccupancyand19mealsper
weekorthemaximummealplan.Requiredfeesincludeonlychargesthatallfull‐timestudentsmust
paythatarenotincludedintuition(e.g.,registration,health,oractivityfees.)Donotincludeoptional
fees(e.g.,parking,laboratoryuse).
First‐Year
PRIVATEINSTITUTIONS
Tuition:
PUBLICINSTITUTIONS
Tuition:
In‐district
PUBLICINSTITUTIONS
In‐state(out‐of‐district):
PUBLICINSTITUTIONS
Out‐of‐state:
NONRESIDENTALIENS
Tuition:
REQUIREDFEES:
ROOMANDBOARD:
(on‐campus)
ROOMONLY:
(on‐campus)
BOARDONLY:
(on‐campusmealplan)(requiredDiningDollars)
Undergraduates
$3,520.50
$3,520.50
$3,520.50
$3,520.50
$10,561.50
$10,561.50
$10,561.50
$10,561.50
$72.45
$72.45
$7,740.00
$7,740.00
$5,040.00
$5,040.00
$2,700.00
$2,700.00
Comprehensivetuitionandroomandboardfee(ifyourcollegecannotprovide
separatetuitionandroomandboardfees):
Other:$50cleaningfeedueatendofcontract.
G2
Numberofcreditspertermastudentcantakeforthestated
full‐timetuition
G3
Dotuitionandfeesvarybyyearofstudy(e.g.,sophomore,
junior,senior)?
Minimum
Maximum
15
15
Yes
No
X
Yes
G4
Dotuitionandfeesvarybyundergraduateinstructional
program?
Ifyes,whatpercentageoffull‐timeundergraduatespaymore
thanthetuitionandfeesreportedinG1?
No
X
%
G5 Providetheestimatedexpensesforatypicalfull‐timeundergraduatestudent:
Commuters
Residents
(livingathome)
Booksandsupplies
$2,000
$2,000
Roomonly
$5,040
$1,800
Boardonly
$3,790
$1,800
Roomandboardtotal(ifyour
collegecannotprovideseparate
roomandboardfiguresfor
commutersnotlivingathome):
Transportation
$1,024
$4,608
Otherexpenses
$1,350
$1,190
Commuters
(notlivingathome)
$2,000
$5,526
$2,700
$4,608
$1,350
G6 Undergraduateper‐credit‐hourcharges(tuitiononly)
PRIVATEINSTITUTIONS:
PUBLICINSTITUTIONS
$117.35
In‐district:
PUBLICINSTITUTIONS
$117.35
In‐state(out‐of‐district):
PUBLICINSTITUTIONS
$352.05
Out‐of‐state:
NONRESIDENTALIENS:
$352.05
InstitutionalpoliciesmustadheretothepoliciesoftheOklahomaStateRegentsforHigherEducation,andtuition
andfeesmaybechangedattheirdiscretion.
H.FINANCIALAID
AidAwardedtoEnrolledUndergraduates
Entertotaldollaramountsawardedtoenrolledfull‐timeandlessthanfull‐timedegree‐seekingundergraduates
(usingthesamecohortreportedinCDSQuestionB1,“totaldegree‐seeking”undergraduates)inthefollowing
categories.(Note:Ifthedatabeingreportedarefinalfiguresforthe2013‐2014academicyear(seethenext
itembelow),usethe2013‐2014academicyear'sCDSQuestionB1cohort.)Includeaidawardedtointernational
students(i.e.,thosenotqualifyingforfederalaid).Aidthatisnon‐need‐basedbutthatwasusedtomeetneed
shouldbereportedintheneed‐basedaidcolumns.(Forasuggestedorderofprecedenceinassigningcategories
ofaidtocoverneed,seetheentryfor“non‐need‐basedscholarshiporgrantaid”onthelastpageofthe
definitionssection.)
2014‐2015
estimated
H1
IndicatetheacademicyearforwhichdataarereportedforitemsH1,H2,
H2A,andH6below:
2013‐2014
final
X
Whichneeds‐analysismethodologydoesyourinstitutionuseinawardinginstitutionalaid?
Federalmethodology(FM)
X
Institutionalmethodology(IM)
BothFMandIM
Need‐based$ Non‐need‐based
$(Excludenon‐
(Includenon‐need‐
basedaidusedto
meetneed.)
need‐basedaidused
tomeetneed.)
Scholarships/Grants
Federal
State(i.e.,allstates,notonlythestateinwhichyourinstitutionislocated)
Institutional:Endowedscholarships,annualgiftsandtuitionfunded
grants,awardedbythecollege,excludingathleticaidandtuitionwaivers
(whicharereportedbelow).
Scholarships/grantsfromexternalsources(e.g.,Kiwanis,NationalMerit)
notawardedbythecollege
TotalScholarships/Grants
$7,737,980
$0
$2,932,175
$1,013,096
$447,171
$676,965
$1,196,163
$12,301,733
$425,572
$2,127,389
$8,703,985
$123,601
$1,117,005
$208,648
$9,036,234
$331,588
$1,448,593
$189,740
$119,563
$1,219,873
$502,027
$1,125,114
$605,436
Self‐Help
Studentloansfromallsources(excludingparentloans)
FederalWork‐Study
Stateandother(e.g.,institutional)work‐study/employment(Note:
ExcludesFederalWork‐Studycapturedabove.)
TotalSelf‐Help
Other
ParentLoans
TuitionWaivers
Reportingisoptional.Reporttuitionwaiversinthisrowifyouchoosetoreportthem.Do
notreporttuitionwaiverselsewhere.
AthleticAwards
H2
NumberofEnrolledStudentsAwardedAid:Listthenumberofdegree‐seekingfull‐timeandless‐than‐full‐
timeundergraduateswhoappliedforandwereawardedfinancialaidfromanysource.Aidthatisnon‐need‐
basedbutthatwasusedtomeetneedshouldbecountedasneed‐basedaid.Numbersshouldreflectthe
cohortawardedthedollarsreportedinH1.Note:Inthechartbelow,studentsmaybecountedinmorethan
onerow,andfull‐timefreshmenshouldalsobecountedasfull‐timeundergraduates.
a) Numberofdegree‐seekingundergraduatestudents(CDS
ItemB1ifreportingonFall2013cohort)
b) Numberofstudentsinlineawhoappliedforneed‐based
financialaid
c) Numberofstudentsinlinebwhoweredeterminedto
havefinancialneed
d) Numberofstudentsinlinecwhowereawardedany
financialaid
e) Numberofstudentsinlinedwhowereawardedany
need‐basedscholarshiporgrantaid
f) Numberofstudentsinlinedwhowereawardedany
need‐basedself‐helpaid
g) Numberofstudentsinlinedwhowereawardedanynon‐
need‐basedscholarshiporgrantaid
h) Numberofstudentsinlinedwhoseneedwasfullymet
(excludePLUSloans,unsubsidizedloans,andprivate
alternativeloans)
i) Onaverage,thepercentageofneedthatwasmetof
studentswhowereawardedanyneed‐basedaid.Exclude
anyaidthatwasawardedinexcessofneedaswellasany
resourcesthatwereawardedtoreplaceEFC(PLUSloans,
unsubsidizedloans,andprivatealternativeloans)
j) Theaveragefinancialaidpackageofthoseinline d.
ExcludeanyresourcesthatwereawardedtoreplaceEFC
(PLUSloans,unsubsidizedloans,andprivatealternative
loans)
Averageneed‐basedscholarshipandgrantawardof
k)
thoseinlinee
l) Averageneed‐basedself‐helpaward( excludingPLUS
loans,unsubsidizedloans,andprivatealternativeloans)
ofthoseinlinef
m) Averageneed‐basedloan(excludingPLUSloans,
unsubsidizedloans,andprivatealternativeloans)of
thoseinlinefwhowereawardedaneed‐basedloan
First‐time
Full‐time
Freshmen
Full‐time
Undergraduate
(Incl.Fresh.)
LessThan
Full‐time
Undergraduate
486
1983
1996
435
1663
1288
327
1353
1093
321
1328
1032
262
1097
818
162
779
691
128
406
70
23
101
23
51.0%
50.0%
41.0%
$9,469
$9,637
$6,812
$6,333
$5,914
$4,242
$3,308
$4,040
$4,014
$3,328
$4,081
$4,023
H2A NumberofEnrolledStudentsAwardedNon‐need‐basedScholarshipsandGrants:Listthenumberof
degree‐seekingfull‐timeandless‐than‐full‐timeundergraduateswhohadnofinancialneedandwhowere
awardedinstitutionalnon‐need‐basedscholarshiporgrantaid.Numbersshouldreflectthecohortawardedthe
dollarsreportedinH1.Note:Inthechartbelow,studentsmaybecountedinmorethanonerow,andfull‐time
freshmenshouldalsobecountedasfull‐timeundergraduates.
First‐time
Full‐time
Freshmen
Full‐time
Undergrad
(Incl.Fresh.)
LessThan
Full‐time
Undergrad
n) Numberofstudentsinlineawhohadnofinancialneed
andwhowereawardedinstitutionalnon‐need‐based
scholarshiporgrantaid(excludethosewhowere
awardedathleticawardsandtuitionbenefits)
14
66
2
o) Averagedollaramountofinstitutionalnon‐need‐based
scholarshipandgrantaidawardedtostudentsinlinen
$8,668
$8,750
$6,933
9
31
1
$6,866
$6,341
$1,000
p) Numberofstudentsinlineawhowereawardedan
institutionalnon‐need‐basedathleticscholarshiporgrant
q) Averagedollaramountofinstitutionalnon‐need‐based
athleticscholarshipsandgrantsawardedtostudentsin
linep
H3
IncorporatedintoH1above.
Note:ThesearethegraduatesandloantypestoincludeandexcludeinordertofilloutCDSH4,H4a,H5,and
H5a.
Include:*2014undergraduateclasswhograduatedbetweenJuly1,2013andJune30,2014whostartedat
yourinstitutionasfirst‐timestudentsandreceivedabachelor'sdegreebetweenJuly1,2013andJune30,
2014.
*onlyloansmadetostudentswhoborrowedwhileenrolledatyourinstitution.
*co‐signedloans.
Exclude:*thosewhotransferredin.
*moneyborrowedatotherinstitutions.
H4
Providethepercentageoftheclass(definedabove)whoborrowedatanytimethroughany
loanprograms(institutional,state,FederalPerkins,FederalStaffordSubsidizedand
Unsubsidized,privateloansthatwerecertifiedbyyourinstitution,etc.;excludeparent
loans).IncludebothFederalDirectStudentLoansandFederalFamilyEducationLoans.
51%
H4a
Providethepercentageoftheclass(definedabove)whoborrowedatanytimethrough
federalloanprograms‐‐FederalPerkins,FederalStaffordSubsidizedandUnsubsidized.
IncludebothFederalDirectStudentLoansandFederalFamilyEducationLoans.NOTE:
excludeallinstitutional,state,privatealternativeloansandparentloans.
Reporttheaverageper‐undergraduate‐borrowercumulativeprincipalborrowedofthosein
lineH4.
$13,403
H5a Reporttheaverageper‐undergraduate‐borrowercumulativeprincipalborrowed,ofthosein
H4a,throughfederalloanprograms‐‐FederalPerkins,FederalStaffordSubsidizedand
Unsubsidized.IncludebothFederalDirectStudentLoansandFederalFamilyEducation
Loans.ThesearelistedinlineH4a.NOTE:excludeallinstitutional,state,privatealternative
loansandexcludeparentloans.
$13,403
H5
51%
AidtoUndergraduateDegree‐seekingNonresidentAliens(Note:Reportnumbersanddollar
amountsforthesameacademicyearcheckedinitemH1.)
H6
Indicateyourinstitution’spolicyregardinginstitutionalscholarshipandgrantaidforundergraduatedegree‐
seekingnonresidentaliens:
Institutionalneed‐basedscholarshiporgrantaidisavailable
Institutionalnon‐need‐basedscholarshiporgrantaidisavailable
Institutionalscholarshiporgrantaidisnotavailable
NA
NA
NA
Ifinstitutionalfinancialaidisavailableforundergraduatedegree‐seekingnonresidentaliens,
providethenumberofundergraduatedegree‐seekingnonresidentalienswhowereawarded
need‐basedornon‐need‐basedaid:
Averagedollaramountofinstitutionalfinancialaidawardedtoundergraduatedegree‐
seekingnonresidentaliens:
Totaldollaramountofinstitutionalfinancialaidawardedtoundergraduatedegree‐seeking
nonresidentaliens:
H7
Checkoffallfinancialaidformsnonresidentalienfirst‐yearfinancialaidapplicantsmustsubmit:
Institution’sownfinancialaidform
CSS/FinancialAidPROFILE
InternationalStudent’sFinancialAidApplication
InternationalStudent’sCertificationofFinances
Other(specify):
ProcessforFirst‐Year/FreshmanStudents
H8
Checkoffallfinancialaidformsdomesticfirst‐year(freshman)financialaidapplicantsmustsubmit:
X
FAFSA
X
Institution'sownfinancialaidform
CSS/FinancialAidPROFILE
Stateaidform
NoncustodialPROFILE
Business/FarmSupplement
Other(specify):
H9
Indicatefilingdatesforfirst‐year(freshman)students:
Prioritydateforfilingrequiredfinancialaidforms:
Deadlineforfilingrequiredfinancialaidforms:
Nodeadlineforfilingrequiredforms(applicationsprocessedonarolling
basis):
June1
X
H10 Indicatenotificationdatesforfirst‐year(freshman)students(answeraorb):
a) Studentsnotifiedonorabout(date):
Yes
b) Studentsnotifiedonarollingbasis:
X
Ifyes,startingdate:
April1
H11 Indicatereplydates:
Studentsmustreplyby(date):
orwithinoneweekofnotification.
No
X
TypesofAidAvailable
Pleasecheckoffalltypesofaidavailabletoundergraduatesatyourinstitution:
H12 Loans
FEDERALDIRECTSTUDENTLOANPROGRAM(DIRECTLOAN)
DirectSubsidizedStaffordLoans
DirectUnsubsidizedStaffordLoans
DirectPLUSLoans
X
X
X
FederalPerkinsLoans
FederalNursingLoans
StateLoans
College/universityloansfrominstitutionalfunds
Other(specify):
H13 ScholarshipsandGrants
NEED‐BASED:
FederalPell
SEOG
Statescholarships/grants
Privatescholarships
College/universityscholarshiporgrantaidfrominstitutionalfunds
UnitedNegroCollegeFund
FederalNursingScholarship
Other(specify):
X
X
X
X
X
H14 Checkoffcriteriausedinawardinginstitutionalaid.Checkallthatapply.
Academics
Alumniaffiliation
Art
Athletics
Jobskills
ROTC
Leadership
Minoritystatus
Music/drama
Religiousaffiliation
State/districtresidency
Non‐NeedBased
Need‐Based
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
H15 Ifyourinstitutionhasrecentlyimplementedanymajorfinancialaidpolicy,program,orinitiativetomakeyour
institutionmoreaffordabletoincomingstudentssuchasreplacingloanswithgrants,orwaivingcostsfor
familiesbelowacertainincomelevelpleaseprovidedetailsbelow:
I.INSTRUCTIONALFACULTYANDCLASSSIZE
PleasereportthenumberofinstructionalfacultymembersineachcategoryforFall2014.Include
facultywhoareonyourinstitution’spayrollonthecensusdateyourinstitutionusesforIPEDS/AAUP.
I1
Thefollowingdefinitionoffull‐timeinstructionalfacultyisusedbytheAmericanAssociationofUniversityProfessors
(AAUP)initsannualFacultyCompensationSurvey(theparttimedefinitionsarenotusedbyAAUP).InstructionalFaculty
isdefinedasthosemembersoftheinstructional‐researchstaffwhosemajorregularassignmentisinstruction,including
thosewithreleasedtimeforresearch.Usethechartbelowtodetermineinclusionsandexclusions:
Full‐time
Part‐time
(a)instructionalfacultyinpreclinicalandclinicalmedicine,facultywhoarenotpaid(e.g.,
thosewhodonatetheirservicesorareinthemilitary),orresearch‐onlyfaculty,post‐
doctoralfellows,orpre‐doctoralfellows
Exclude
Includeonlyif
theyteachone
ormorenon‐
clinicalcredit
courses
(b)administrativeofficerswithtitlessuchasdeanofstudents,librarian,registrar,coach,
andthelike,eventhoughtheymaydevotepartoftheirtimetoclassroominstructionand
mayhavefacultystatus
Exclude
(c)otheradministrators/staffwhoteachoneormorenon‐clinicalcreditcourseseven
thoughtheydonothavefacultystatus
(d)undergraduateorgraduatestudentswhoassistintheinstructionofcourses,buthave
titlessuchasteachingassistant,teachingfellow,andthelike
(e)facultyonsabbaticalorleavewithpay
(f)facultyonleavewithoutpay
(g)replacementfacultyforfacultyonsabbaticalleaveorleavewithpay
Exclude
Includeifthey
teachoneor
morenon‐
clinicalcredit
courses
Include
Exclude
Exclude
Include
Exclude
Exclude
Exclude
Exclude
Include
Full‐timeinstructionalfaculty: facultyemployedonafull‐timebasisforinstruction(includingthosewithreleasedtimefor
research)
Part‐timeinstructionalfaculty: Adjunctsandotherinstructorsbeingpaidsolelyforpart‐timeclassroominstruction.Also
includesfull‐timefacultyteachinglessthantwosemesters,threequarters,twotrimesters,ortwofour‐monthsessions.
Employeeswhoarenotconsideredfull‐timeinstructionalfacultybutwhoteachoneormorenon‐clinicalcreditcourses
maybecountedaspart‐timefaculty.
Minorityfaculty: includesfacultywhodesignatethemselvesasblack,non‐Hispanic;AmericanIndianorAlaskaNative;
AsianorPacificIslander;orHispanic.
Doctorate:includessuchdegreesasDoctorofPhilosophy,DoctorofEducation,DoctorofJuridicalScience,andDoctorofPublic
Healthinanyfieldsuchasarts,sciences,education,engineering,business,andpublicadministration.Alsoincludesterminal
degreesformerlydesignatedas“firstprofessional,”includingdentistry(DDSorDMD),medicine(MD),optometry(OD),
osteopathicmedicine(DO),pharmacy(DPharmorBPharm),podiatricmedicine(DPM),veterinarymedicine(DVM),
chiropractic(DCorDCM),orlaw(JD).
Terminaldegree: thehighestdegreeinafield:example,M.Arch(architecture)andMFA(masteroffinearts).
I1
Full‐Time
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
Totalnumberofinstructionalfaculty
Totalnumberwhoaremembersofminoritygroups
Totalnumberwhoarewomen
Totalnumberwhoaremen
Totalnumberwhoarenonresidentaliens(international)
Totalnumberwithdoctorateorotherterminaldegree
g)
Totalnumberwhosehighestdegreeisamaster'sbutnotaterminal
master's
Totalnumberwhosehighestdegreeisabachelor's
Totalnumberwhosehighestdegreeisunknownorother(Note:Items
f,g,h,andimustsumuptoitema.)
Totalnumberinstand‐alonegraduate/professionalprogramsinwhich
facultyteachvirtuallyonlygraduate‐levelstudents
h)
i)
j)
I2
Total
163
24
110
53
0
266
40
153
113
3
66
40
106
34
3
94
26
138
29
0
3
3
0
0
0
StudenttoFacultyRatio
ReporttheFall2014ratiooffull‐timeequivalentstudents(full‐timeplus1/3parttime)tofull‐timeequivalent
instructionalfaculty(fulltimeplus1/3parttime).Intheratiocalculations,excludebothfacultyandstudentsin
stand‐alonegraduateorprofessionalprogramssuchasmedicine,law,veterinary,dentistry,socialwork,
business,orpublichealthinwhichfacultyteachvirtuallyonlygraduate‐levelstudents.Donotcount
undergraduateorgraduatestudentteachingassistantsasfaculty.
Fall2014StudenttoFacultyratio
I3
Part‐Time
103
16
43
60
3
19 to1
(basedon
and
2952
157 faculty).
UndergraduateClassSize
Inthetablebelow,pleaseusethefollowingdefinitionstoreportinformationaboutthesizeofclassesandclass
sectionsofferedintheFall2014term.
ClassSections: Aclasssectionisanorganizedcourseofferedforcredit,identifiedbydisciplineandnumber,
meetingatastatedtimeortimesinaclassroomorsimilarsetting,andnotasubsectionsuchasalaboratoryor
discussionsession.Undergraduateclasssectionsaredefinedasanysectionsinwhichatleastonedegree‐
seekingundergraduatestudentisenrolledforcredit.Excludedistancelearningclassesandnoncreditclasses
andindividualinstructionsuchasdissertationorthesisresearch,musicinstruction,orone‐to‐onereadings.
Excludestudentsinindependentstudy,co‐operativeprograms,internships,foreignlanguagetapedtutor
sessions,practicums,andallstudentsinone‐on‐oneclasses.Eachclasssectionshouldbecountedonlyonceand
shouldnotbeduplicatedbecauseofcoursecatalogcross‐listings.
ClassSubsections: Aclasssubsectionincludesanysubsectionofacourse,suchaslaboratory,recitation,and
discussionsubsectionsthataresupplementaryinnatureandarescheduledtomeetseparatelyfromthelecture
portionofthecourse.Undergraduatesubsectionsaredefinedasanysubsectionsofcoursesinwhichdegree‐
seekingundergraduatestudentsenrolledforcredit.Asabove,excludenoncreditclassesandindividual
instructionsuchasdissertationorthesisresearch,musicinstruction,orone‐to‐onereadings.Eachclass
subsectionshouldbecountedonlyonceandshouldnotbeduplicatedbecauseofcross‐listings.
Usingtheabovedefinitions,pleasereportforeachofthefollowingclass‐sizeintervalsthenumberofclass
sectionsandclasssubsectionsofferedinFall2014.Forexample,alectureclasswith800studentswhometat
anothertimein40separatelabswith20studentsshouldbecountedonceinthe“100+”columnintheclass
sectioncolumnand40timesunderthe“20‐29”columnoftheclasssubsectionstable.
NumberofClassSectionswithUndergraduatesEnrolled
CLASSSECTIONS
2‐9
66
CLASSSUB‐
SECTIONS
2‐9
34
UndergraduateClassSize(providenumbers)
10‐19
20‐29
30‐39
40‐49
50‐99
203
186
39
13
5
10‐19
42
20‐29
33
30‐39
0
40‐49
0
50‐99
0
100+
0
Total
512
100+
0
Total
109
J.DEGREESCONFERRED
J1
DegreesconferredbetweenJuly1,2013andJune30,2014
Foreachofthefollowingdisciplineareas,providethepercentageofdiplomas/certificates,associate,and
bachelor’sdegreesawarded.Todeterminethepercentage,usemajors,notheadcount(e.g.,studentswithone
degreebutadoublemajorwillberepresentedtwice).Calculatethepercentagefromyourinstitution’sIPEDS
Completionsbyusingthesumof1stand2ndmajorsforeachCIPcodeasthenumeratorandthesumofthe
GrandTotalby1stMajorsandtheGrandTotalby2ndmajorasthedenominator.Ifyouprefer,youcancompute
thepercentagesusing1stmajorsonly.
CIP2000
Categoriesto Category
Associate
Bachelor’s
Include
1
AGRICULTURE,AGRICULTUREOPERATIONS,AND
RELATEDSCIENCES
3
NATURALRESOURCESANDCONSERVATION
4
ARCHITECTUREANDRELATEDSERVICES
5
AREA,ETHNIC,CULTURAL,GENDER,ANDGROUP
STUDIES
4%
9
COMMUNICATION/JOURNALISM
10
COMMUNICATIONSTECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
ANDSUPPORTSERVICES
11
COMPUTERANDINFORMATIONSCIENCESAND
4%
1%
SUPPORTSERVICES
12
PERSONALANDCULINARYSERVICES
13
EDUCATION
12%
14
ENGINEERING
15
ENGINEERINGTECHNOLOGIESANDENGINEERING‐
5%
4%
RELATEDFIELDS
16
FOREIGNLANGUAGES,LITERATURES,AND
LINGUISTICS.
19
FAMILYANDCONSUMERSCIENCES/HUMAN
SCIENCES
22
LEGALPROFESSIONSANDSTUDIES
23
ENGLISHLANGUAGEANDLITERATURE/LETTERS
24
LIBERALARTSANDSCIENCES,GENERALSTUDIES
6%
4%
ANDHUMANITIES
25
LIBRARYSCIENCE
26
BIOLOGICALANDBIOMEDICALSCIENCES
4%
11%
27
MATHEMATICSANDSTATISTICS
28&29
MILITARYSCIENCEANDMILITARYTECHNOLOGIES
30
31
33
34
35
36
37
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARYSTUDIES
PARKS,RECREATION,LEISURE,ANDFITNESS
STUDIES
CITIZENSHIPACTIVITIES
HEALTH‐RELATEDKNOWLEDGEANDSKILLS
INTERPERSONALANDSOCIALSKILLS
LEISUREANDRECREATIONALACTIVITIES
PERSONALAWARENESSANDSELF‐IMPROVEMENT
38
PHILOSOPHYANDRELIGIOUSSTUDIES
8%
7%
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
54
60
THEOLOGYANDRELIGIOUSVOCATIONS
PHYSICALSCIENCES
SCIENCETECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
PSYCHOLOGY
HOMELANDSECURITY,LAWENFORCEMENT,
FIREFIGHTINGANDPROTECTIVESERVICES
PUBLICADMINISTRATIONANDSOCIALSERVICE
PROFESSIONS
SOCIALSCIENCES
CONTRUCTIONTRADES
MECHANICANDREPAIRTECHNOLOGIES/
TECHNICIANS
PRECISIONPRODUCTION
TRANSPORTATIONANDMATERIALSMOVING
VISUALANDPERFORMINGARTS
HEALTHPROFESSIONSANDRELATEDPROGRAMS
BUSINESS,MANAGEMENT,MARKETING,AND
RELATEDSUPPORTSERVICES
HISTORY
RESIDENCYPROGRAMS
Other
TOTAL(should=100%)
3%
5%
4%
6%
1%
8%
28%
7%
7%
25%
26%
6%
1%
100%
100%
CommonDataSetDefinitions
AlldefinitionsrelatedtothefinancialaidsectionappearattheendoftheDefinitionsdocument.
Itemsprecededbyanasterisk(*)representdefinitionsagreedtoamongpublisherswhichdonotappearonthe
CDSdocumentbutmaybepresentonindividualpublishers’surveys.
*Academicadvisement:Planunderwhicheachstudentisassignedtoafacultymemberoratrainedadviser,
who,throughregularmeetings,helpsthestudentplanandimplementimmediateandlong‐termacademicand
vocationalgoals.
Acceleratedprogram:Completionofacollegeprogramofstudyinfewerthantheusualnumberofyears,most
oftenbyattendingsummersessionsandcarryingextracoursesduringtheregularacademicterm.
Admittedstudent:Applicantwhoisofferedadmissiontoadegree‐grantingprogram atyourinstitution.
*Adultstudentservices:Admissionassistance,support,orientation,andotherservicesexpresslyforadultswho
havestartedcollegeforthefirsttime,orwhoarere‐enteringafteralapseofafewyears.
AmericanIndianorAlaskaNative:ApersonhavingoriginsinanyoftheoriginalpeoplesofNorthandSouth
America(includingCentralAmerica)andmaintainingtribalaffiliationorcommunityattachment.
Applicant(first‐time,firstyear):Anindividualwhohasfulfilledtheinstitution’srequirementstobeconsidered
foradmission(includingpaymentorwaivingoftheapplicationfee,ifany)andwhohasbeennotifiedofoneofthe
followingactions:admission,nonadmission,placementonwaitinglist,orapplicationwithdrawn(byapplicantor
institution).
Applicationfee:Thatamountofmoneythataninstitutionchargesforprocessingastudent’sapplicationfor
acceptance.Thisamountisnot creditabletowardtuitionandrequiredfees,norisitrefundableifthestudentisnot
admittedtotheinstitution.
Asian:ApersonhavingoriginsinanyoftheoriginalpeoplesoftheFarEast,SoutheastAsia,ortheIndian
subcontinent,including,forexample,Cambodia,China,India,Japan,Korea,Malaysia,Pakistan,thePhilippine
Islands,Thailand,andVietnam.
Associatedegree:Anawardthatnormallyrequiresatleasttwobutlessthanfouryearsoffull‐timeequivalent
collegework.
Bachelor’sdegree:Anaward(baccalaureateorequivalentdegree,asdeterminedbytheSecretaryoftheU.S.
DepartmentofEducation)thatnormallyrequiresatleastfouryearsbutnot morethanfiveyearsoffull‐time
equivalentcollege‐levelwork.ThisincludesALLbachelor’sdegreesconferredinafive‐yearcooperative(work‐
studyplan)program.(Acooperativeplanprovidesforalternateclassattendanceandemploymentinbusiness,
industry,orgovernment;thus,itallowsstudentstocombineactualworkexperiencewiththeircollegestudies.)
Also,itincludesbachelor’sdegreesinwhichthenormalfouryearsofworkarecompletedinthreeyears.
BlackorAfricanAmerican:ApersonhavingoriginsinanyoftheblackracialgroupsofAfrica.
Board(charges):Assumeaveragecostfor19mealsperweekorthemaximummealplan.
Booksandsupplies(costs):Averagecostofbooksandsupplies.Donotincludeunusualcostsforspecialgroups
ofstudents(e.g.,engineeringorartmajors),unlesstheyconstitutethemajorityofstudentsatyourinstitution.
Calendarsystem:Themethodbywhichaninstitutionstructuresmostofitscoursesfortheacademicyear.
CampusMinistry:Religiousstudentorganizations(denominationalornondenominational)devotedtofostering
religiouslifeoncollegecampuses.MayalsorefertoCampusCrusadeforChrist,aninterdenominationalChristian
organization.
*Careerandplacementservices:Arangeofservices,including(often)thefollowing:coordinationofvisitsof
employerstocampus;aptitudeandvocationaltesting;interestinventories,personalcounseling;helpinresume
writing,interviewing,launchingthejobsearch;listingsforthosestudentsdesiringemploymentandthoseseeking
permanentpositions;establishmentofapermanentreferencefolder;careerresourcematerials.
Carnegieunits:Oneyearofstudyortheequivalentinasecondaryschoolsubject.
Certificate:SeePostsecondaryaward,certificate,ordiploma.
Classrank:Therelativenumericalpositionofastudentinhisorhergraduatingclass,calculatedbythehigh
schoolonthebasisofgrade‐pointaverage,whetherweightedorunweighted.
College‐preparatoryprogram:Coursesinacademicsubjects(English,historyandsocialstudies,foreign
languages,mathematics,science,andthearts)thatstresspreparationforcollegeoruniversitystudy.
CommonApplication:ThestandardapplicationformdistributedbytheNationalAssociationofSecondarySchool
PrincipalsforalargenumberofprivatecollegeswhoaremembersoftheCommonApplicationGroup.
*Communityserviceprogram:Referralcenterforstudentswishingtoperformvolunteerworkinthe
communityorparticipateinvolunteeractivitiescoordinatedbyacademicdepartments.
Commuter:Astudentwholivesoffcampusinhousingthatisnotownedby,operatedby,oraffiliatedwiththe
college.Thiscategoryincludesstudentswhocommutefromhomeandstudentswhohavemovedtotheareato
attendcollege.
Contacthour:Aunitofmeasurethatrepresentsanhourofscheduledinstructiongiventostudents.Alsoreferred
toasclockhour.
Continuousbasis(forprogramenrollment):Acalendarsystemclassificationthatisusedbyinstitutionsthat
enrollstudentsatanytimeduringtheacademicyear.Forexample,acosmetologyschoolorawordprocessing
schoolmightallowstudentstoenrollandbeginstudiesatvarioustimes,withnorequirementthatclassesbeginon
acertaindate.
Cooperativeeducationprogram:Aprogramthatprovidesforalternateclassattendanceandemploymentin
business,industry,orgovernment.
Cooperativehousing:College‐owned,‐operated,or‐affiliatedhousinginwhichstudentsshareroomandboard
expensesandparticipateinhouseholdchorestoreducelivingexpenses.
*Counselingservice:Activitiesdesignedtoassiststudentsinmakingplansanddecisionsrelatedtotheir
education,career,orpersonaldevelopment.
Credit:Recognitionofattendanceorperformanceinaninstructionalactivity(courseorprogram)thatcanbe
appliedbyarecipienttowardtherequirementsforadegree,diploma,certificate,orotherformalaward.
Creditcourse:Acoursethat,ifsuccessfullycompleted,canbeappliedtowardthenumberofcoursesrequiredfor
achievingadegree,diploma,certificate,orotherformalaward.
Credithour:Aunitofmeasurerepresentinganhour(50minutes)ofinstructionovera15‐weekperiodina
semesterortrimestersystemora10‐weekperiodinaquartersystem.Itisappliedtowardthetotalnumberof
hoursneededforcompletingtherequirementsofadegree,diploma,certificate,orotherformalaward.
Cross‐registration:Asystemwherebystudentsenrolledatoneinstitutionmaytakecoursesatanotherinstitution
withouthavingtoapplytothesecondinstitution.
Deferredadmission:Thepracticeofpermittingadmittedstudentstopostponeenrollment,usuallyforaperiodof
oneacademictermoroneyear.
Degree:Anawardconferredbyacollege,university,orotherpostsecondaryeducationinstitutionasofficial
recognitionforthesuccessfulcompletionofaprogramofstudies.
Degree‐seekingstudents:Studentsenrolledincoursesforcreditwhoarerecognizedbytheinstitutionas
seekingadegreeorformalaward.Attheundergraduatelevel,thisisintendedtoincludestudentsenrolledin
vocationaloroccupationalprograms.
Differsbyprogram(calendarsystem):Acalendarsystemclassificationthatisusedbyinstitutionsthathave
occupational/vocationalprogramsofvaryinglength.Theseschoolsmayenrollstudentsatspecifictimes
dependingontheprogramdesired.Forexample,aschoolmightofferatwo‐monthprograminJanuary,March,
May,September,andNovember;andathree‐monthprograminJanuary,April,andOctober.
Diploma:SeePostsecondaryaward,certificate,ordiploma.
Distancelearning:Anoptionforearningcoursecreditatoff‐campuslocationsviacabletelevision,internet,
satelliteclasses,videotapes,correspondencecourses,orothermeans.
Doctor’sdegree‐research/scholarship:APh.D.orotherdoctor'sdegreethatrequiresadvancedworkbeyond
themaster’slevel,includingthepreparationanddefenseofadissertationbasedonoriginalresearch,orthe
planningandexecutionofanoriginalprojectdemonstratingsubstantialartisticorscholarlyachievement.Some
examplesofthistypeofdegreemayincludeEd.D.,D.M.A.,D.B.A.,D.Sc.,D.A.,orD.M,andothers,asdesignatedby
theawardinginstitution.
Doctor’sdegree‐professionalpractice:Adoctor’sdegreethatisconferreduponcompletionofaprogram
providingtheknowledgeandskillsfortherecognition,credential,orlicenserequiredforprofessionalpractice.
Thedegreeisawardedafteraperiodofstudysuchthatthetotaltimetothedegree,includingbothpre‐
professionalandprofessionalpreparation,equalsatleastsixfull‐timeequivalentacademicyears.Someofthese
degreeswereformerlyclassifiedas“first‐professional”andmayinclude:Chiropractic(D.C.orD.C.M.);Dentistry
(D.D.S.orD.M.D.);Law(L.L.B.orJ.D.);Medicine(M.D.);Optometry(O.D.);OsteopathicMedicine(D.O);Pharmacy
(Pharm.D.);Podiatry(D.P.M.,Pod.D.,D.P.);or,VeterinaryMedicine(D.V.M.),andothers,asdesignatedbythe
awardinginstitution.
Doctor’sdegree‐other:Adoctor’sdegreethatdoesnotmeetthedefinitionofadoctor’sdegree‐
research/scholarshiporadoctor’sdegree‐professionalpractice.
Doublemajor:Programinwhichstudentsmaycompletetwoundergraduateprogramsofstudysimultaneously.
Dualenrollment:Aprogramthroughwhichhighschoolstudentsmayenrollincollegecourseswhilestillenrolled
inhighschool.Studentsarenotrequiredtoapplyforadmissiontothecollegeinordertoparticipate.
Earlyactionplan:Anadmissionplanthatallowsstudentstoapplyandbenotifiedofanadmissiondecisionwell
inadvanceoftheregularnotificationdates.Ifadmitted,thecandidateisnotcommittedtoenroll;thestudentmay
replytotheofferunderthecollege’sregularreplypolicy.
Earlyadmission:Apolicyunderwhichstudentswhohavenotcompletedhighschoolareadmittedandenrollfull
timeincollege,usuallyaftercompletionoftheirjunioryear.
Earlydecisionplan:Aplanthatpermitsstudentstoapplyandbenotifiedofanadmissiondecision(andfinancial
aidofferifapplicable)wellinadvanceoftheregularnotificationdate.Applicantsagreetoacceptanofferof
admissionand,ifadmitted,towithdrawtheirapplicationsfromothercolleges.Therearethreepossibledecisions
forearlydecisionapplicants:admitted,denied,ornotadmittedbutforwardedforconsiderationwiththeregular
applicantpool,withoutprejudice.
EnglishasaSecondLanguage(ESL):Acourseofstudydesignedspecificallyforstudentswhosenativelanguage
isnotEnglish.
Exchangestudentprogram‐domestic:Anyarrangementbetweenastudentandacollegethatpermitsstudyfor
asemesterormoreatanothercollegeintheUnitedStateswithoutextendingtheamountoftimerequiredfora
degree.SeealsoStudyabroad.
Externaldegreeprogram:Aprogramofstudyinwhichstudentsearncreditstowardadegreethrough
independentstudy,collegecourses,proficiencyexaminations,andpersonalexperience.Externaldegreeprograms
requireminimalornoclassroomattendance.
Extracurricularactivities(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationintheadmissionsprocessgivenfor
participationinbothschoolandnonschool‐relatedactivitiesofinteresttothecollege,suchasclubs,hobbies,
studentgovernment,athletics,performingarts,etc.
First‐timestudent:Astudentattendinganyinstitutionforthefirsttimeatthelevelenrolled.Includesstudents
enrolledinthefalltermwhoattendedapostsecondaryinstitutionforthefirsttimeatthesamelevelintheprior
summerterm.Alsoincludesstudentswhoenteredwithadvancedstanding(collegecreditearnedbefore
graduationfromhighschool).
First‐time,first‐year(freshman)student:Astudentattendinganyinstitutionforthefirsttimeatthe
undergraduatelevel.Includesstudentsenrolledinthefalltermwhoattendedcollegeforthefirsttimeintheprior
summerterm.Alsoincludesstudentswhoenteredwithadvancedstanding(collegecreditsearnedbefore
graduationfromhighschool).
First‐yearstudent:Astudentwhohascompletedlessthantheequivalentof1fullyearofundergraduatework;
thatis,lessthan30semesterhours(ina120‐hourdegreeprogram)orlessthan900contacthours.
Freshman:Afirst‐yearundergraduatestudent.
*Freshman/newstudentorientation:Orientationaddressingtheacademic,social,emotional,andintellectual
issuesinvolvedinbeginningcollege.Maybeafewhoursorafewdaysinlength;atsomecolleges,thereisafee.
Full‐timestudent(undergraduate):Astudentenrolledfor12ormoresemestercredits,12ormorequarter
credits,or24ormorecontacthoursaweekeachterm.
Geographicalresidence(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationintheadmissionprocessgiventostudents
fromaparticularregion,state,orcountryofresidence.
Grade‐pointaverage(academichighschoolGPA):Thesumofgradepointsastudenthasearnedinsecondary
schooldividedbythenumberofcoursestaken.Themostcommonsystemofassigningnumberstogradescounts
fourpointsforanA,threepointsforaB,twopointsforaC,onepointforaD,andnopointsforanEorF.
UnweightedGPA’sassignthesameweighttoeachcourse.Weightinggivesstudentsadditionalpointsfortheir
gradesinadvancedorhonorscourses.
Graduatestudent:Astudentwhoholdsabachelor’sorequivalent,andistakingcoursesatthepost‐baccalaureate
level.
*Healthservices:Freeorlowcoston‐campusprimaryandpreventivehealthcareavailabletostudents.
Highschooldiplomaorrecognizedequivalent:Adocumentcertifyingthesuccessfulcompletionofaprescribed
secondaryschoolprogramofstudies,ortheattainmentofsatisfactoryscoresontheTestsofGeneralEducational
Development(GED),oranotherstate‐specifiedexamination.
HispanicorLatino:ApersonofMexican,PuertoRican,Cuban,SouthorCentralAmerican,orotherSpanish
cultureororigin,regardlessofrace.
Honorsprogram:Anyspecialprogramforveryablestudentsofferingtheopportunityforeducational
enrichment,independentstudy,acceleration,orsomecombinationofthese.
Independentstudy:Academicworkchosenordesignedbythestudentwiththeapprovalofthedepartment
concerned,underaninstructor’ssupervision,andusuallyundertakenoutsideoftheregularclassroomstructure.
In‐statetuition:Thetuitionchargedbyinstitutionstothosestudentswhomeetthestate’sorinstitution’s
residencyrequirements.
Internationalstudent:SeeNonresidentalien.
Internationalstudentgroup:Studentgroupsthatfacilitateculturaldialogue,supportadiversecampus,assist
internationalstudentsinacclimationandcreatingasocialnetwork.
Internship:Anyshort‐term,supervisedworkexperienceusuallyrelatedtoastudent’smajorfield,forwhichthe
studentearnsacademiccredit.Theworkcanbefull‐orpart‐time,on‐oroff‐campus,paidorunpaid.
*Learningcenter:Centerofferingassistancethroughtutors,workshops,computerprograms,oraudiovisual
equipmentinreading,writing,math,andskillssuchastakingnotes,managingtime,takingtests.
*Legalservices:Freeorlowcostlegaladviceforarangeofissues(personalandother).
Liberalarts/careercombination:Programinwhichastudentearnsundergraduatedegreesintwoseparate
fields,oneinaliberalartsmajorandtheotherinaprofessionalorspecializedmajor,whetheroncampusor
throughcross‑registration.
Master'sdegree:Anawardthatrequiresthesuccessfulcompletionofaprogramofstudyofgenerallyoneortwo
full‐timeequivalentacademicyearsofworkbeyondthebachelor'sdegree.Someofthesedegrees,suchasthosein
Theology(M.Div.,M.H.L./Rav)thatwereformerlyclassifiedas"first‐professional",mayrequiremorethantwofull‐
timeequivalentacademicyearsofwork.
Minorityaffiliation(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationintheadmissionprocessformembersof
designatedracial/ethnicminoritygroups.
*Minoritystudentcenter:Centerwithprograms,activities,and/orservicesintendedtoenhancethecollege
experienceofstudentsofcolor.
ModelUnitedNations:Asimulationactivityfocusingonconflictresolution,globalization,anddiplomacy.
Assumingrolesasforeignambassadorsand“delegates,”studentsconductresearch,engageindebate,draft
resolutions,andmayparticipateinanationalModelUNconference.
NativeHawaiianorOtherPacificIslander: ApersonhavingoriginsinanyoftheoriginalpeoplesofHawaii,
Guam,Samoa,orotherPacificIslands.
Nonresidentalien:ApersonwhoisnotacitizenornationaloftheUnitedStatesandwhoisinthiscountryona
visaortemporarybasisanddoesnothavetherighttoremainindefinitely.
*On‐campusdaycare:Licenseddaycareforstudents’children(usuallyage3andup);usuallyforafee.
Openadmission:AdmissionpolicyunderwhichvirtuallyallsecondaryschoolgraduatesorstudentswithGED
equivalencydiplomasareadmittedwithoutregardtoacademicrecord,testscores,orotherqualifications.
Otherexpenses(costs):Includeaveragecostsforclothing,laundry,entertainment,medical(ifnotarequired
fee),andfurnishings.
Out‐of‐statetuition:Thetuitionchargedbyinstitutionstothosestudentswhodonotmeettheinstitution’sor
state’sresidencyrequirements.
Part‐timestudent(undergraduate):Astudentenrolledforfewerthan12creditspersemesterorquarter,or
fewerthan24contacthoursaweekeachterm.
*Personalcounseling:One‐on‐oneorgroupcounselingwithtrainedprofessionalsforstudentswhowantto
explorepersonal,educational,orvocationalissues.
Post‐baccalaureatecertificate:Anawardthatrequirescompletionofanorganizedprogramofstudyrequiring
18credithoursbeyondthebachelor’s;designedforpersonswhohavecompletedabaccalaureatedegreebutdo
notmeettherequirementsofacademicdegreescarryingthetitleofmaster.
Post‐master’scertificate:Anawardthatrequirescompletionofanorganizedprogramofstudyof24credithours
beyondthemaster’sdegreebutdoesnotmeettherequirementsofacademicdegreesatthedoctorallevel.
Postsecondaryaward,certificate,ordiploma:IncludesthefollowingthreeIPEDSdefinitionsforpostsecondary
awards,certificates,anddiplomasofvaryingdurationsandcredit/contacthourrequirements—
LessThan1AcademicYear: Requirescompletionofanorganizedprogramofstudyatthepostsecondarylevel
(belowthebaccalaureatedegree)inlessthan1academicyear(2semestersor3quarters)orinlessthan900
contacthoursbyastudentenrolledfull‐time.
AtLeast1ButLessThan2AcademicYears: Requirescompletionofanorganizedprogramofstudyatthe
postsecondarylevel(belowthebaccalaureatedegree)inatleast1butlessthan2full‐timeequivalentacademic
years,ordesignedforcompletioninatleast30butlessthan60credithours,orinatleast900butlessthan1,800
contacthours.
AtLeast2ButLessThan4AcademicYears: Requirescompletionofanorganizedprogramofstudyatthe
postsecondarylevel(belowthebaccalaureatedegree)inatleast2butlessthan4full‐timeequivalentacademic
years,ordesignedforcompletioninatleast60butlessthan120credithours,orinatleast1,800butlessthan
3,600contacthours.
Privateinstitution:Aneducationalinstitutioncontrolledbyaprivateindividual(s)orbyanongovernmental
agency,usuallysupportedprimarilybyotherthanpublicfunds,andoperatedbyotherthanpubliclyelectedor
appointedofficials.
Privatefor‐profitinstitution:Aprivateinstitutioninwhichtheindividual(s)oragencyincontrolreceives
compensation,otherthanwages,rent,orotherexpensesfortheassumptionofrisk.
Privatenonprofitinstitution:Aprivateinstitutioninwhichtheindividual(s)oragencyincontrolreceivesno
compensation,otherthanwages,rent,orotherexpensesfortheassumptionofrisk.Theseincludeboth
independentnonprofitschoolsandthoseaffiliatedwithareligiousorganization.
Proprietaryinstitution:SeePrivatefor‐profitinstitution.
Publicinstitution:Aneducationalinstitutionwhoseprogramsandactivitiesareoperatedbypubliclyelectedor
appointedschoolofficials,andwhichissupportedprimarilybypublicfunds.
Quartercalendarsystem:Acalendarsysteminwhichtheacademicyearconsistsofthreesessionscalled
quartersofabout12weekseach.Therangemaybefrom10to15weeks.Theremaybeanadditionalquarterin
thesummer.
Race/ethnicity:Categoryusedtodescribegroupstowhichindividualsbelong,identifywith,orbelongintheeyes
ofthecommunity.Thecategoriesdonotdenotescientificdefinitionsofanthropologicalorigins.Apersonmaybe
countedinonlyonegroup.
Race/ethnicityunknown:Categoryusedtoclassifystudentsoremployeeswhoserace/ethnicityisnotknown
andwhominstitutionsareunabletoplaceinoneofthespecifiedracial/ethniccategories.
Religiousaffiliation/commitment(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationgivenintheadmissionprocess
foraffiliationwithacertainchurchorfaith/religion,commitmenttoareligiousvocation,orobservanceofcertain
religioustenets/lifestyle.
*Religiouscounseling:One‐on‐oneorgroupcounselingwithtrainedprofessionalsforstudentswhowantto
explorereligiousproblemsorissues.
*Remedialservices:Instructionalcoursesdesignedforstudentsdeficientinthegeneralcompetenciesnecessary
foraregularpostsecondarycurriculumandeducationalsetting.
Requiredfees:Fixedsumchargedtostudentsforitemsnotcoveredbytuitionandrequiredofsuchalarge
proportionofallstudentsthatthestudentwhodoesNOTpayistheexception.Donotincludeapplicationfeesor
optionalfeessuchaslabfeesorparkingfees.
Residentalienorothereligiblenon‐citizen:ApersonwhoisnotacitizenornationaloftheUnitedStatesand
whohasbeenadmittedasalegalimmigrantforthepurposeofobtainingpermanentresidentalienstatus(and
whoholdseitheranalienregistrationcard[FormI‐551orI‐151],aTemporaryResidentCard[FormI‐688],oran
Arrival‐DepartureRecord[FormI‐94]withanotationthatconveyslegalimmigrantstatus,suchasSection207
Refugee,Section208Asylee,ConditionalEntrantParoleeorCuban‐Haitian).
Roomandboard(charges)—oncampus:Assumedoubleoccupancyininstitutionalhousingand19mealsper
week(ormaximummealplan).
Secondaryschoolrecord(asadmissionfactor):Informationmaintainedbythesecondaryschoolthatmay
includesuchthingsasthestudent’shighschooltranscript,classrank,GPA,andteacherandcounselor
recommendations.
Semestercalendarsystem:Acalendarsystemthatconsistsoftwosemestersduringtheacademicyearwith
about16weeksforeachsemesterofinstruction.Theremaybeanadditionalsummersession.
Student‐designedmajor:Aprogramofstudybasedonindividualinterests,designedwiththeassistanceofan
adviser.
Studyabroad:Anyarrangementbywhichastudentcompletespartofthecollegeprogramstudyinginanother
country.CanbeatacampusabroadorthroughacooperativeagreementwithsomeotherU.S.collegeoran
institutionofanothercountry.
*Summersession:Asummersessionisshorterthanaregularsemesterandnotconsideredpartoftheacademic
year.Itisnotthethirdtermofaninstitutionoperatingonatrimestersystemorthefourthtermofaninstitution
operatingonaquartercalendarsystem.Theinstitutionmayhave2ormoresessionsoccurringinthesummer
months.Someschools,suchasvocationalandbeautyschools,haveyear‐roundclasseswithnoseparatesummer
session.
Talent/ability(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationgiventostudentswithdemonstratedtalent/abilities
inareasofinteresttotheinstitution(e.g.,sports,thearts,languages,etc.).
Teachercertificationprogram:Programdesignedtopreparestudentstomeettherequirementsforcertification
asteachersinelementary,middle/juniorhigh,andsecondaryschools.
Transferapplicant:Anindividualwhohasfulfilledtheinstitution’srequirementstobeconsideredforadmission
(includingpaymentorwaivingoftheapplicationfee,ifany)andwhohaspreviouslyattendedanothercollegeor
universityandearnedcollege‐levelcredit.
Transferstudent:Astudententeringtheinstitutionforthefirsttimebutknowntohavepreviouslyattendeda
postsecondaryinstitutionatthesamelevel(e.g.,undergraduate).Thestudentmaytransferwithorwithoutcredit.
Transportation(costs):Assumetworoundtripstostudent’shometownperyearforstudentsininstitutional
housingordailytraveltoandfromyourinstitutionforcommuterstudents.
Trimestercalendarsystem:Anacademicyearconsistingof3termsofabout15weekseach.
Tuition:Amountofmoneychargedtostudentsforinstructionalservices.Tuitionmaybechargedperterm,per
course,orpercredit.
*Tutoring:Mayrangefromone‐on‐onetutoringinspecificsubjectstotutoringinanareasuchasmath,reading,
orwriting.Mosttutorsarecollegestudents;atsomecolleges,theyarespeciallytrainedandcertified.
Unit:astandardofmeasurementrepresentinghoursofacademicinstruction(e.g.,semestercredit,quartercredit,
contacthour).
Undergraduate:Astudentenrolledinafour‐orfive‐yearbachelor’sdegreeprogram,anassociatedegree
program,oravocationalortechnicalprogrambelowthebaccalaureate.
*Veteran’scounseling:Helpsveteransandtheirdependentsobtainbenefitsfortheirselectedprogramand
providescertificationstotheVeteran’sAdministration.Mayalsoprovidepersonalcounselingonthetransition
fromthemilitarytoacivilianlife.
*Visuallyimpaired:Anypersonwhosesightlossisnotcorrectableandissufficientlysevereastoadversely
affecteducationalperformance.
Volunteerwork(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationgiventostudentsforactivitydoneonavolunteer
basis(e.g.,tutoring,hospitalcare,workingwiththeelderlyordisabled)asaservicetothecommunityorthe
publicingeneral.
Waitlist:Listofstudentswhomeettheadmissionrequirementsbutwillonlybeofferedaplaceintheclassif
spacebecomesavailable.
Weekendcollege:Aprogramthatallowsstudentstotakeacompletecourseofstudyandattendclassesonlyon
weekends.
White:ApersonhavingoriginsinanyoftheoriginalpeoplesofEurope,theMiddleEast,orNorthAfrica.
*Women’scenter:Centerwithprograms,academicactivities,and/orservicesintendedtopromotean
understandingoftheevolvingrolesofwomen.
Workexperience(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationgiventostudentswhohavebeenemployedprior
toapplication,whetherforrelevancetomajor,demonstrationofemployment‐relatedskills,orasexplanationof
student’sacademicandextracurricularrecord.
FinancialAidDefinitions
Awardedaid:Thedollaramountsofferedtofinancialaidapplicants.
Externalscholarshipsandgrants:Scholarshipsandgrantsreceivedfromoutside(private)sourcesthatstudents
bringwiththem(e.g.,Kiwanis,NationalMeritscholarships).Theinstitutionmayprocesspaperworktoreceivethe
dollars,butithasnoroleindeterminingtherecipientorthedollaramountawarded.
Financialaidapplicant:Anyapplicantwhosubmitsanyoneoftheinstitutionallyrequiredfinancialaid
applications/forms,suchastheFAFSA.
Indebtedness:Aggregatedollaramountborrowedthroughanyloanprogram(federal,state,subsidized,
unsubsidized,private,etc.;excludingparentloans)whilethestudentwasenrolledataninstitution.Studentloans
co‐signedbyaparentareassumedtobetheresponsibilityofthestudentandshould beincluded.
Institutionalscholarshipsandgrants:Endowedscholarships,annualgiftsandtuitionfundedgrantsforwhich
theinstitutiondeterminestherecipient.
Financialneed:Asdeterminedbyyourinstitutionusingthefederalmethodologyand/oryourinstitution'sown
standards.
Need‐basedaid:College‐fundedorcollege‐administeredawardfrominstitutional,state,federal,orothersources
forwhichastudentmusthavefinancialneedtoqualify.Thisincludesbothinstitutionalandnoninstitutional
studentaid(grants,jobs,andloans).
Need‐basedscholarshiporgrantaid:Scholarshipsandgrantsfrominstitutional,state,federal,orothersources
forwhichastudentmusthavefinancialneedtoqualify.
Need‐basedself‐helpaid:Loansandjobsfrominstitutional,state,federal,orothersourcesforwhichastudent
mustdemonstratefinancialneedtoqualify.
Non‐need‐basedscholarshiporgrantaid:Scholarshipsandgrants,gifts,ormerit‐basedaidfrominstitutional,
state,federal,orothersources(includingunrestrictedfundsorgiftsandendowmentincome)awardedsolelyon
thebasisofacademicachievement,merit,oranyothernon‐need‐basedreason.WhenreportingquestionsH1and
H2,non‐need‐basedaidthatisusedtomeetneedshouldbecountedasneed‐basedaid.
Note:Suggestedorderofprecedenceforcountingnon‐needmoneyasneed‐based:
Non‐needinstitutionalgrants
Non‐needtuitionwaivers
Non‐needathleticawards
Non‐needfederalgrants
Non‐needstategrants
Non‐needoutsidegrants
Non‐needstudentloans
Non‐needparentloans
Non‐needwork
Non‐need‐basedself‐helpaid:Loansandjobsfrominstitutional,state,orothersourcesforwhichastudentneed
notdemonstratefinancialneedtoqualify.
Workstudyandemployment:Federalandstateworkstudyaid,andanyemploymentpackagedbyyour
institutioninfinancialaidawards.
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