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Application, Admission and Enrollment

First-time Freshmen

First-time Freshmen Applications, Admission, and Enrollment Information 

Fall 2016Fall 2017Fall 2018Fall 2019Fall 2020
Applicants5,1286,4245,5996,2117,880
Admitted4,7595,8845,1815,8117,415
Enrolled2,5032,6332,2752,2182,307
% Admitted 93%91%93%94%94%
% Enrolled (Yield Ratio)53%45%44%38%31%

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 Students who have withdrawn after this date are included in this number.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, 9/25/2020.

Undergraduate Transfers

Undergraduate TransfersApplications, Admission, and Enrollment Information

 
Fall 2016Fall 2017Fall 2018Fall 2019Fall 2020
Applicants1,6541,0551,017968979
Admitted998970950914927
Enrolled692673607588529
% Admitted60%92%93%94%94%
% Enrolled (Yield Ratio)69%69%64%64%57%

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 Students who have withdrawn after this date are included in this number.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, 9/25/2020.

Graduate Level

Applications, Admission, and Enrollment Information

FY 2016FY 2017FY 2018FY 2019FY 2020
Total Applications2,3872,2311,8701,9452,037
Total Admitted1,1781,0931,0101,0801,165
Total Enrolled693606547613597
% Admitted49%49%54%56%57%
% Enrolled (Yield Ratio)58%55%54%57%51%
FY 2016FY 2017FY 2018FY 2019FY 2020
Applications:  Domestic              1,1111,056887995958
Admitted: Domestic777748676749776
% Admitted: Domestic70%71%76%75%81%
Applications: International1,2761,1759839501,079
Admitted: International356345334331389
% Admitted International28%29%34%35%36%
Applications: Master's1,2451,2741,0541,0601,241
Admitted: Master's640655622632776
% Admitted: Master's51%51%59%60%63%
Applications: Doctoral *932768681686647
Admitted: Doctoral294260260260249
% Admitted: Doctoral32%34%38%38%38%
Non Degree: Admitted172151105146108

Fiscal Year (FY) = July 1 through June 30

* Includes (PhD, EdD, DMA and DNP)

Source: Graduate School, 10/9/2020.


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