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Full- and Part-time Students

Enrollment for Fall 2011 was 8317 students. Of these, 6969 (84%) attended full time and 1348 (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 1142 1 1143
Continuing Freshmen 302 10 312
Sophomores 1098 21 1119
Juniors 1244 28 1272
Seniors 1462 101 1563
Non-degree 56 28 84
Total Undergraduate 5304 189 5493
 
Graduate/Law Full Time Part Time Total
Paralegal 64 150 214
Master's 642 588 1230
Graduate Law 56 35 91
JD 840 142 982
Doctoral 29 180 209
Certificate 5 25 30
Teaching Credential Only 13 23 36
Non-degree and JD Visitors 16 16 32
Total Graduate and Law 1665 1159 2824
 
Total Students 6969 1348 8317