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Full- and Part-time Students

Enrollment for Fall 2010 was 8201 students. Of these, 6856 (84%) attended full time and 1345 (16%) 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 1149 1 1150
Continuing Freshmen 263 11 274
Sophomores 1178 31 1209
Juniors 1327 30 1357
Seniors 1196 113 1309
Non-degree 54 35 89
Total Undergraduate 5167 221 5388
 
Graduate/Law Full Time Part Time Total
Paralegal 43 119 162
Master's 694 510 1204
Graduate Law 62 38 100
JD 819 188 1007
Doctoral 14 196 210
Certificate 14 42 56
Teaching Credential Only 20 21 41
Non-degree and JD Visitors 23 10 33
Total Graduate and Law 1689 1124 2813
 
Total Students 6856 1345 8201