Fall 2020 Full- and Part-time Students

Enrollment for Fall 2020 was 8861 students. Of these, 7022 (79%) attended full time and 1839 (21%) 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 First Year     993        4     997
Continuing Freshmen     248      13     261
Sophomores   1097      26   1123
Juniors   1419      36   1455
Seniors   1524      96   1620
Non-degree      13      60       73
Total Undergraduate   5294     235   5529
       
       


Graduate/Law Full Time Part Time Total
Paralegal      66       28       94
Master's    832    1193    2025
Graduate Law      38       14       52
JD    684       62      746
Doctoral      90     288      378
Certificate and Teaching Credential      14        4          18
Graduate Non-degree       3        9       12
JD Visitors       1        6         7
Total Graduate and Law   1728    1604    3332
 
Total Students  7022    1839    8861