Fall 2017 Full- and Part-time Students

Enrollment for Fall 2017 was 8905 students. Of these, 7319 (82%) attended full time and 1586 (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 1208 2 1210
Continuing Freshmen 291 5 296
Sophomores 1212 23 1235
Juniors 1240 26 1266
Seniors 1588 82 1670
Non-degree 66 31 97
Total Undergraduate 5605 169 5774
       
       


Graduate/Law Full Time Part Time Total
Paralegal 67 55 122
Master's 866 1067 1933
Graduate Law 50 21 71
JD 643 75 718
Doctoral 65 172 237
Certificate and Teaching Credential 8 8 16
Graduate Non-degree 9 10 19
JD Visitors 6 9 15
Total Graduate and Law 1714 1417 3131
 
Total Students 7319 1586 8905