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Full- and Part-time Students

Enrollment for Fall 2012 was 8105 students. Of these, 6854 (85%) attended full time and 1251 (15%) 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 1073 1 1074
Continuing Freshmen 254 2 256
Sophomores 1298 28 1326
Juniors 1212 30 1242
Seniors 1374 96 1470
Non-degree 58 31 89
Total Undergraduate 5269 188 5457
 
Graduate/Law Full Time Part Time Total
Paralegal 51 137 188
Master's 686 514 1200
Graduate Law 58 27 85
JD 724 141 865
Doctoral 43 183 226
Certificate and Teaching Credential 11 45 56
Graduate Non-degree 9 7 16
JD Visitors 3 9 12
Total Graduate and Law 1585 1063 2648
 
Total Students 6854 1251 8105