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Application, Admission and Enrollment

Undergraduate Level

Freshmen Applications, Admission, and Enrollment Information 

Fall 2013Fall 2014Fall 2015Fall 2016Fall 2017Fall 2018
% Admitted 94%94%94%93%91%93%
% Enrolled (Yield Ratio)52%52%51%53%45%44%

Applicants include all students submitting application materials required to make an admission decision.

Admitted includes all students admitted to the university. Students who canceled their application after admittance may also be included in this number.

Enrolled includes all students who were enrolled as of the fourth week of classes. Students who have withdrawn after this date are included in this number. 

% Enrolled measures the proportion of admitted students who ultimately enrolled.

 Source: Office of Admission, 9/21/2018.

Graduate Level

Applications, Admission, and Enrollment Information

FY 2013FY 2014FY 2015FY 2016FY 2017FY 2018
Applications:  Domestic              2,5013,0231,4591,1111,056887
Admitted: Domestic2,1732,6741,182777748676
% Admitted: Domestic87%88%81%70%71%76%
Applications: International1,3091,3581,4131,2761,175983
Admitted: International446402443356345334
% Admitted International34%30%31%28%29%34%
Applications: Master's1,3121,4401,3351,2451,2741,054
Admitted: Master's676724676640655622
% Admitted: Master's52%50%51%51%51%59%
Applications: Ph.D. *828831880932768681
Admitted: Ph.D.282252303294260260
% Admitted: Ph.D.34%30%38%32%34%38%
Non Degree: Admitted1,6362,057607172151105

Fiscal Year (FY) = July 1 through June 30

* Includes (PhD, EDD, DMA and DNP)

Source: Graduate School, 10/1/2018.

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