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Full- and Part-time Students

Enrollment for Fall 2009 was 7868 students. Of these, 6471 (82%) attended full time and 1397 (18%) 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 1081 1 1082
Continuing Freshmen 319 9 328
Sophomores 1210 28 1238
Juniors 1117 40 1157
Seniors 1147 114 1261
Non-degree 22 23 45
Total Undergraduate 4896 215 5111
 
Graduate/Law Full Time Part Time Total
Paralegal 48 136 184
Master's 584 568 1152
Graduate Law 60 40 100
JD 822 182 1004
Doctoral 17 185 202
Certificate 0 30 30
Teaching Credential Only 20 22 42
Non-degree and JD Visitors 24 19 43
Total Graduate and Law 1575 1182 2757
 
Total Students 6471 1397 7868