Glossary of Terms



Enrollment

12-Month Enrollment (2013 - 14):Unduplicated headcount for the total number of students for the entire academic year Fall 2013 Enrollment: Total number of full-time and part-time students enrolled in the fall semester


Graduation Rate Data

Graduation Rate - 150%: Percentage of full-time, first-time, degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates who attained a degree or a certificate within 150% of normal time.


Degrees Awarded Data

Number of degrees and other formal awards conferred during an entire academic year, from July 1 of one calendar year through June 30 of the following year    Award of less than 1 academic year    Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years    Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years    Associate    Bachelor    Master's    Doctorate    Post-baccalaureate certificate    Post-master's certificate    Total Degrees/certificates


Tuition and Fees Data

Published Tuition and Fees (2013-14):The full academic year tuition and required fees most frequently charged to full-time UNDERGRADUATE students


Student to Faculty Ratio Data

Student-to-Faculty Ratio: The ratio of Full-time Equivalent students to Full-time Equivalent instructional staff


Total Annual Awards Data

Number of degrees and other formal awards conferred during an entire academic year, from July 1 of one calendar year through June 30 of the following year


Retention Rate Data

Full-Time Retention Rate: Percentage of full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students enrolled in Fall 2012 and returned in Fall 2013 Part-Time Retention Rate: Percentage of part-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students enrolled in Fall 2012 and returned in Fall 2013


Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Click for more definitions