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Full- and Part-time Students

Enrollment for Fall 2013 was 8321 students. Of these, 7066 (85%) attended full time and 1025 (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 1238 0 1238
Continuing Freshmen 262 6 268
Sophomores 1140 29 1169
Juniors 1374 18 1392
Seniors 1416 90 1506
Non-degree 56 36 92
Total Undergraduate 5486 179 5665


Graduate/Law Full Time Part Time Total
Paralegal 46 116 162
Master's 754 564 1318
Graduate Law 43 33 76
JD 665 122 787
Doctoral 51 189 240
Certificate and Teaching Credential 8 29 37
Graduate Non-degree 7 10 17
JD Visitors 6 13 19
Total Graduate and Law 1580 1076 2656
 
Total Students 7066 1255 8321