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Full- and Part-time Students

Enrollment for Fall 2008 was 7832 students. Of these, 6370 (81%) attended full time and 1462 (19%) attended part time. The following table shows full-time and part-time students by level and class, using the US Department of Education's reporting definitions for full-time and part-time students: full-time undergraduates carry 12 or more credits, and full-time graduate students carry 9 or more credits. Full-time JD students in the School of Law carry 12 or more credits and full-time graduate law students carry 9 or more credits. (For financial aid purposes only, USD will certify as full time those doctoral students who carry 6 or more credits and those law students who carry 8 or more credits.)

Undergraduate Full Time Part Time Total
New Freshmen 1260 0 1260
Continuing Freshmen 262 15 277
Sophomores 1122 43 1165
Juniors 1110 37 1147
Seniors 1150 98 1248
Non-degree 5 17 22
Total Undergraduate 4909 210 5119
 
Graduate/Law Full Time Part Time Total
Paralegal 8 187 195
Master's 539 552 1091
Graduate Law 47 36 83
JD 799 226 1025
Doctoral 19 180 199
Certificate 5 33 38
Teaching Credential Only 26 17 43
Non-degree and JD Visitors 18 21 39
Total Graduate and Law 1461 1252 2713
 
Total Students 6370 1462 2713