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Common Data Set 2003-2004

Common Data Set 2003-2004

A. GENERAL INFORMATION

A0. Respondent Information (Not for Publication)

Name     Jocelyn Clark

Title       Director

Office    Institutional Research

Mailing Address, City/State/Zip/Country    

1100 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA  30060-2896

Phone    678-915-7495

Fax        678-915-7496

E-mail Address    jclark3@spsu.edu

Are your responses to the CDS posted for reference on your institution’s Web site?     Yes 

If yes, please provide the URL of the corresponding Web page:

http://fac-web.spsu.edu/irpa/cds0304.htm

A1. Address Information

Name of College or University    Southern Polytechnic State University

Mailing Address, City/State/Zip/Country    1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060-2896 USA

Street Address (if different), City/State/Zip/Country

Main Phone Number    678-915-7778

WWW Home Page Address    http://fac-web.spsu.edu

Admissions Phone Number    678-915-7281

Admissions Toll-free Number    800-635-3204

Admissions Office Mailing Address, City/State/Zip/Country    same

Admissions Fax Number    678-915-7292

Admissions E-mail Address    admissions@spsu.edu

Is there a separate URL application site on the Internet? If so, please specify:

https://secure.gacollege411.org/Applications/USG_Common_App_Short/apply.html?application_id=3425

A2. Source of institutional control (check one only)

Public

A3. Classify your undergraduate institution:

 

 Coeducational

A4. Academic year calendar

 

Semester

A5. Degrees offered by your institution

 

Certificate

Postbachelor’s certificate

Master’s

Associate

     Transfer

Bachelor’s

B. ENROLLMENT AND PERSISTENCE

B1. Institutional Enrollment—Men and Women Provide numbers of students for each of the following categories as of the institution’s official fall reporting date or as of October 15, 2003. 

 

 

FULL-TIME

PART-TIME

 

Men

Women

Men

Women

Undergraduates

       

Degree-seeking, first-time freshmen

370 68 25 9

Other first-year, degree-seeking





All other degree-seeking

1,268

283

908

180

Total degree-seeking

1,638

351

933

189

All other undergraduates enrolled in credit courses

6 2 33 33

Total undergraduates

1,644

353

966

222

First-professional





First-time, first-professional students

       

All other first-professionals





Total first-professional





Graduate





Degree-seeking, first-time

30

19

35

28

All other degree-seeking

84

63

168

102

All other graduates enrolled in credit courses

5

4

32

13

Total graduate

119

86

235

143

Total all undergraduates:     3,185

Total all graduate and professional students:     583

GRAND TOTAL ALL STUDENTS:     3,768

 

B2. Enrollment by Racial/Ethnic Category. Provide numbers of undergraduate students for each of the following categories as of the institution’s official fall reporting date or as of October 15, 2003. Include international students only in the category "Nonresident aliens." Complete the "Total Undergraduates" column only if you cannot provide data for the first two columns.

 

 

Degree-seeking

First-time First year

Degree-seeking Undergraduates (include first-time

first-year)

Total

Undergraduates

(both degree- and non-degree-seeking)

Nonresident aliens

20 174 175

Black, non-Hispanic 

87

684

692

American Indian or Alaskan Native

0 7 7

Asian or Pacific Islander

26 200 203

Hispanic

15 89 91

White, non-Hispanic

324

1,957

2,017

Race/ethnicity unknown

0 0 0

Total

472 3,111 3,185

 

Persistence

B3. Number of degrees awarded by your institution from July 1, 2002, to June 30, 2003.

Certificate/diploma    4

Associate degrees    6

Bachelor’s degrees     386

Postbachelor’s certificates     20

Master’s degrees     200

Graduation Rates

The items in this section correspond to data elements collected by the IPEDS Web-based Data Collection System’s Graduation Rate Survey (GRS). For complete instructions and definitions of data elements, see the IPEDS GRS instructions and glossary on the 2003 Web-based survey. 

For Bachelor’s or Equivalent Programs

Please provide data for the fall 1997 cohort if available. If fall 1997 cohort data are not available, provide data for the fall 1996 cohort.

Fall 1996 Cohort

Fall 1997 Cohort

   

Report for the cohort of full-time first-time bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in fall 1996. Include in the cohort those who entered your institution during the summer term preceding fall 1996.

Report for the cohort of full-time first-time bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in fall 1997. Include in the cohort those who entered your institution during the summer term preceding fall 1997.

   

B4. Initial 1996 cohort of first-time, full-time bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students; total all students: 369

B4. Initial 1997 cohort of first-time, full-time bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students; total all students: 386

   

B5. Of the initial 1996 cohort, how many did not persist and did not graduate for the following reasons: death, permanent disability, or service in the armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government, or official church missions; total allowable exclusions: 2

B5. Of the initial 1997 cohort, how many did not persist and did not graduate for the following reasons: death, permanent disability, or service in the armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government, or official church missions; total allowable exclusions: 9

   

B6. Final 1996 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions: 367

B6. Final 1997 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions: 377

(Subtract question B5 from question B4)

(Subtract question B5 from question B4)

   

B7. Of the initial 1996 cohort, how many completed the program in four years or less (by August 31, 2000): 25

B7. Of the initial 1997 cohort, how many completed the program in four years or less (by August 31, 2001): 15

   

B8. Of the initial 1996 cohort, how many completed the program in more than four years but in five years or less (after August 31, 2000 and by August 31, 2001): 41

B8. Of the initial 1997 cohort, how many completed the program in more than four years but in five years or less (after August 31, 2001 and by August 31, 2002): 45

   

B9. Of the initial 1996 cohort, how many completed the program in more than five years but in six years or less (after August 31, 2001 and by August 31, 2002): 31

B9. Of the initial 1997 cohort, how many completed the program in more than five years but in six years or less (after August 31, 2002 and by August 31, 2003): 27

   

B10. Total graduating within six years (sum of questions B7, B8, and B9): 97

B10. Total graduating within six years (sum of questions B7, B8, and B9): 87

   

B11. Six-year graduation rate for 1996 cohort (question B10 divided by question B6): 26%

B11. Six-year graduation rate for 1997 cohort (question B10 divided by question B6): 23% 

 

Retention Rates

Report for the cohort of all full-time, first-time bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in fall 2002 (or the preceding summer term). The initial cohort may be adjusted for students who departed for the following reasons: death, permanently disability, or service in the armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government or official church missions. No other adjustments to the initial cohort should be made.

B22. For the cohort of all full-time bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered your institution as freshmen in fall 2002 (or the preceding summer term), what percentage was enrolled at your institution as of the date your institution calculates its official enrollment in fall 2003?     67.3 %

C. FIRST-TIME, FIRST-YEAR (FRESHMAN) ADMISSION

Applications

C1. First-time, first-year (freshman) students: Provide the number of degree-seeking, first-time, first-year students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled (full- or part-time) in fall 2003. Include early decision, early action, and students who began studies during summer in this cohort. Applicants should include only those students who fulfilled the requirements for consideration for admission (i.e., who completed actionable applications) and who have been notified of one of the following actions: admission, nonadmission, placement on waiting list, or application withdrawn (by applicant or institution). Admitted applicants should include wait-listed students who were subsequently offered admission. Taken from IPEDS Institutional Characteristics Survey

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who applied                        631

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who applied                    148

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who were admitted            550

Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who were admitted        116

Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled         357

Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled        16

Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled        65

Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled        5

C2. Freshman wait-listed students (students who met admission requirements but whose final admission was contingent on space availability)

Do you have a policy of placing students on a waiting list?     No

Admission Requirements

C3. High school completion requirement

Check the appropriate box to identify your high school completion requirement for degree-seeking entering students:

 

High school diploma is required and GED is not accepted

C4. Does your institution require or recommend a general college-preparatory program for degree-seeking students?

Require

C5. Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended. Specify the distribution of academic high school course units required and/or recommended of all or most degree-seeking students using Carnegie units (one unit equals one year of study or its equivalent). If you use a different system for calculating units, please convert.

 

 

Units Required

Units Recommended

Total academic units

18  

English

4  

Mathematics

4  

Science

3  

Of these, units that must be lab

2  

Foreign language

2  

Social studies

3  

History

2  

Academic electives

2  

Other (specify)

   

 

 

Basis for Selection

C6. Do you have an open admission policy, under which virtually all secondary school graduates or students with GED equivalency diplomas are admitted without regard to academic record, test scores, or other qualifications?  No

C7. Relative importance of each of the following academic and nonacademic factors in your first-time, first-year, degree-seeking (freshman) admission decisions.

 

Very Important

Important

Considered

Not Considered

Academic

       

Secondary school record

X




Class rank




X

Recommendation(s)




X

Standardized test scores

X




Essay




X

         

Nonacademic

       

Interview




X

Extracurricular activities




X

Talent/ability




X

Character/personal qualities




X

Alumni/ae relation




X

Geographical residence




X

State residency




X

Religious affiliation/commitment




X

Minority status




X

Volunteer work




X

Work experience




X

SAT and ACT Policies

C8. Entrance exams

A. Does your institution make use of SAT I, SAT II, or ACT scores in admission decisions for first-time, first-year, degree-seeking applicants?     Yes

If yes, place check marks in the appropriate boxes below to reflect your institution’s policies for use in admission.

 

 

ADMISSION

 

Require

Recommend

Require for Some

Consider If Submitted

Not Used

SAT I






ACT






SAT I or ACT (no preference)

X





SAT I or ACT--SAT I preferred






SAT I or ACT--ACT preferred






SAT I and SAT II






SAT I and SAT II or ACT






SAT II



X



In addition, does your institution use applicants' test scores for placement or counseling?

 

Placement

 No

Counseling

No

B. Does your institution use the SAT I or II or the ACT for placement only?     No    

C. Latest date by which SAT I or ACT scores must be received for fall-term admission     August 1

Latest date by which SAT II scores must be received for fall-term admission    August 1

D. If necessary, use this space to clarify your test policies (e.g., if tests are recommended for some students, or if tests are not required of some students): _____________________________________________________________________

 

Freshman Profile

Provide percentages for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, full-time and part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in fall 2003, including students who began studies during summer, international students/nonresident aliens, and students admitted under special arrangements.

C9. Percent and number of first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in fall 2003 who submitted national standardized (SAT/ACT) test scores. Include information for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted test scores. Do not include partial test scores (e.g., mathematics scores but not verbal for a category of students) or combine other standardized test results (such as TOEFL) in this item. SAT scores should be recentered scores. The 25th percentile is the score that 25 percent scored at or below; the 75th percentile score is the one that 25 percent scored at or above.

Percent submitting SAT scores     92     Number submitting SAT scores     416

Percent submitting ACT scores     12     Number submitting ACT scores     54

 

25th Percentile

75th Percentile

SAT I Verbal

490 580

SAT I Math

520 610

ACT Composite

20 23

ACT English

19 24

ACT Math

21 26

Percent of first-time, first-year (freshman) students with scores in each range:

 

SAT I Verbal

SAT I Math

700-800

2 2

600-699

20 33

500-599

53 53

400-499

25 12

300-399

   

200-299

   
 

100%

100%

 

ACT Composite

ACT English

ACT Math

30-36

  2 7

24-29

26 26 41

18-23

70 69 50

12-17

4 3 2

6-11

     

Below 6

     
 

100%

100%

100%

C10. Percent of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had high school class rank within each of the following ranges (report information for those students from whom you collected high school rank information).     Class rank not reported in Georgia

Percent in top tenth of high school graduating class

Percent in top quarter of high school graduating class

Percent in top half of high school graduating class

Percent in bottom half of high school graduating class

Percent in bottom quarter of high school graduating class

Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school class rank:     0

 

C11. Percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had high school grade-point averages within each of the following ranges (using 4.0 scale). Report information only for those students from whom you collected high school GPA.

Percent who had GPA of 3.0 and higher     66%

Percent who had GPA between 2.0 and 2.99     34%

Percent who had GPA between 1.0 and 1.99 _____

Percent who had GPA below 1.0 _____

100%

C12. Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted GPA:     3.17

Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school GPA:    98%

 

Admission Policies

C13. Application fee

Does your institution have an application fee?     Yes

Amount of application fee:     $20

Can it be waived for applicants with financial need?     Yes

C14. Application closing date

 

Does your institution have an application closing date?     Yes

Application closing date (fall):     August 1

Priority date:     None

C15. Are first-time, first-year students accepted for terms other than the fall?      Yes

C16. Notification to applicants of admission decision sent (fill in one only)

On a rolling basis beginning (date):     No set date

C17. Reply policy for admitted applicants (fill in one only)

No set date

C18. Deferred admission: Does your institution allow students to postpone enrollment after admission?    No

C19. Early admission of high school students: Does your institution allow high school students to enroll as full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) students one year or more before high school graduation? Yes 

C20. Common Application: Will you accept the Common Application distributed by the National Association of Secondary School Principals if submitted?     No

Early Decision and Early Action Plans

C21. Early decision: Does your institution offer an early decision plan (an admission plan that permits students to apply and be notified of an admission decision well in advance of the regular notification date and that asks students to commit to attending if accepted) for first-time, first-year (freshman) applicants for fall enrollment?      No

C22. Early action: Do you have a nonbinding early action plan whereby students are notified of an admission decision well in advance of the regular notification date but do not have to commit to attending your college?    No

 

D. TRANSFER ADMISSION

Fall Applicants

D1. Does your institution enroll transfer students?     Yes

(If no, please skip to Section E)

If yes, may transfer students earn advanced standing credit by transferring credits earned from course work completed at other colleges/universities?     Yes

D2. Provide the number of students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled as degree-seeking transfer students in fall 2003.

 

Applicants

Admitted Applicants

Enrolled Applicants

Men

562 386 302

Women

150 91 71

Total

712 487 376

 

Application for Admission

D3. Indicate terms for which transfers may enroll:

 

Fall

 Spring

Summer

D4. Must a transfer applicant have a minimum number of credits completed or else must apply as an entering freshman?

Yes

If yes, what is the minimum number of credits and the unit of measure? 30 credits

D5. Indicate all items required of transfer students to apply for admission:

 

 

 

Required of All

Recommended of All

Recommended of Some

Required of Some

Not required

High school transcript

      X  

College transcript(s)

X        

Essay or personal statement

        X

Interview

        X

Standardized test scores

      X  

Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)

        X

D6. If a minimum high school grade point average is required of transfer applicants, specify    none

D7. If a minimum college grade point average is required of transfer applicants, specify (on a 4.0 scale):     2.0

D8. List any other application requirements specific to transfer applicants:     none

 

D9. List application priority, closing, notification, and candidate reply dates for transfer students. If applications are reviewed on a continuous or rolling basis, place a check mark in the "Rolling admission" column.

 

 

Priority Date

Closing Date

Notification Date

Reply Date

Rolling Admission

Fall

  August 1 rolling none X

Spring

  December 1 rolling none X

Summer

  May 1 rolling none X

D10. Does an open admission policy, if reported, apply to transfer students?     No

D11. Describe additional requirements for transfer admission, if applicable:

Transfer Credit Policies

D12. Report the lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit: 

    D  for core curriculum courses from other USG institutions. C for all other courses.

D13. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a two-year institution:     None

Number ______ Unit type ____________

D14. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a four-year institution:    None

Number ______ Unit type ____________

D15. Minimum number of credits that transfers must complete at your institution to earn an associate degree:     15

D16. Minimum number of credits that transfers must complete at your institution to earn a bachelor’s degree:     30

D17. Describe other transfer credit policies: minimum 60 credits must be completed at SPSU for BArch degree

 

E. ACADEMIC OFFERINGS AND POLICIES

E1. Special study options: Identify those programs available at your institution. Refer to the glossary for definitions.

Cooperative (work-study) program

Honors program

Cross-registration

Independent study

Distance learning

Internships

Double major

Student-designed major

Dual enrollment

Study abroad

English as a Second Language (ESL)

 

E2. Has been removed from the CDS.

E3. Areas in which all or most students are required to complete some course work prior to graduation:

English Comp and College Algebra - 9 hours

Speech and Science, Technology and Society - 4 hours

Humanities/Fine Arts - 6 hours

Science/Math/Technology - 11 hours

Social Science - 12 hours

Library Collections

Report the number of holdings at the end of the 2002-03 fiscal year for each of the categories below. Refer to the Academic Libraries Survey, Section D "Library Collections," lines 22-26, column 2 for corresponding equivalents.

E4. Books, serial backfiles, and other paper materials (including government documents) [line 22]:     119,780

E5. Current serial subscriptions [line 26]:     1,256

E6. Microforms [line 24]:     57,144

E7. Audiovisual materials [line 25]:     82

E8. E-Books [line 23]:     9

F. STUDENT LIFE

 

F1. Percentages of first-time, first-year (freshman) students and all degree-seeking undergraduates enrolled in fall 2003 who fit the following categories:

                                                                                                                          First-time first year    Undergraduates

Percent who are from out of state (exclude international/nonresident aliens)     6                          4

Percent of men who join fraternities                                                                           7                          4

Percent of women who join sororities                                                                        2                          1

Percent who live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing                 51                       12

Percent who live off campus or commute                                                                49                       88

Percent of students age 25 and older                                                                         0                       27

Average age of full-time students                                                                            18                       22

Average age of all students (full- and part-time)                                                   18                       25

 

F2. Activities offered Identify those programs available at your institution.

Student government

Student newspaper

Radio station

F3. ROTC (program offered in cooperation with Reserve Officers’ Training Corps)

Army ROTC is offered:

 

On campus

At cooperating institution (name): Georgia Institute of Technology

 

Naval ROTC is offered:

 

On campus

At cooperating institution (name): Georgia Institute of Technology

 

Air Force ROTC is offered:

 

On campus

At cooperating institution (name): Georgia Institute of Technology

F4. Housing: Check all types of college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing available for undergraduates at your institution.

 Coed dorms

Apartments for married students

Apartments for single students

 

G. ANNUAL EXPENSES

Provide 2004-2005 academic year costs of attendance for the following categories that are applicable to your institution. 

G1. Undergraduate full-time tuition, required fees, room and board

List the typical tuition, required fees, and room and board for a full-time undergraduate student for the FULL 2004-2005 academic year (30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours for institutions that derive annual tuition by multiplying credit hour cost by number of credits). A full academic year refers to the period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to two semesters, two trimesters, three quarters, or the period covered by a four-one-four plan. Room and board is defined as double occupancy and 19 meals per week or the maximum meal plan. Required fees include only charges that all full-time students must pay that are not included in tuition (e.g., registration, health, or activity fees.) Do not include optional fees (e.g., parking, laboratory use).

 

 

FIRST-YEAR

UNDERGRADUATES

PRIVATE INSTITUTION

Tuition:

   

PUBLIC INSTITUTION

Tuition:

In-district:

$2,428 $2,428

 

 

In-state (out-of-district):

$2,428 $2,428

Out-of-state:

$9,710 $9,710

NONRESIDENT ALIEN:

Tuition:

$9,710 $9,710



REQUIRED FEES:

$464 $464



ROOM AND BOARD:

(on-campus)

$4,946 $4,946

ROOM ONLY:

(on-campus)

$2,740 $2,740

BOARD ONLY:

(on-campus meal plan)

$2,206 $2,206

Comprehensive tuition and room and board fee (if your college cannot provide separate tuition and room and board fees): _______________________

 

Other: _____________________________________________________________________________________

 

G2. Number of credits per term a student can take for the stated full-time tuition

12 minimum     no maximum

 

G3. Do tuition and fees vary by year of study (e.g., sophomore, junior, senior)?  No

 

G4. If tuition and fees vary by undergraduate instructional program, describe briefly:     Yes, for distance learning courses.

G5. Provide the estimated expenses for a typical full-time undergraduate student:

 

Residents

Commuters

(living at home)

Commuters

(not living at home)

Books and supplies:

$1,000

$1,000

$1,000

Room only:

$4,212

$4,212

$4,212

Board only:

$2,206

$2,206

$2,206

Transportation:

$1,800

$1,800

$1,800

Other expenses:

$1,356

$1,356

$1,356

 

G6. Undergraduate per-credit-hour charges:

PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS:

 

PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS

In-district:

$102

In-state (out-of-district):

$102

Out-of-state:

$405

NONRESIDENT ALIENS:

$405

 

H. FINANCIAL AID

H1. Enter total dollar amounts awarded to enrolled full-time and less than full-time degree-seeking undergraduates (using the same cohort reported in CDS Question B1, "total degree-seeking" undergraduates) in the following categories. (Note: If the data being reported are final figures for the 2002-2003 academic year (see the next item below), use the 2002-2003 academic year's CDS Question B1 cohort.) Include aid awarded to international students (i.e., those not qualifying for federal aid). Aid that is non-need-based but that was used to meet need should be reported in the need-based aid column. (For a suggested order of precedence in assigning categories of aid to cover need, see the entry for "non-need-based scholarship or grant aid" on the last page of the definitions section.)

Indicate the academic year for which data are reported for items H1, H2, H2A, and H6 below:

2002-2003 final

Which needs-analysis methodology does your institution use in awarding institutional aid? (Formerly H3)

 

  Federal methodology (FM)

 Institutional methodology (IM)

 Both FM and IM

 

Need-based

(Include non-need-based aid use to meet need.)

Non-need-based

(Exclude non-need-based aid use to meet need.)

 

$

$

Scholarships/Grants

   

Federal

1,360,068 0

State (i.e., all states, not only the state in which your institution is located)

2,085,528 0

Institutional (endowment, alumni, or other institutional awards) and external funds awarded by the college excluding athletic aid and tuition waivers (which are reported below)

16,450 52,416

Scholarships/grants from external sources (e.g., Kiwanis, National Merit) not awarded by the college

8,520 26,343

Total Scholarships/Grants

3,470,566 78,759

Self-Help

   

Student loans from all sources (excluding parent loans)

2,668,567 3,309,153

Federal Work-Study

84,651 0

State and other (e.g., institutional) work-study/employment (Note: Excludes Federal Work-Study captured above.)

0 0

Total Self-Help

2,753,218 3,309,153

Parent Loans

0 151,442

Tuition Waivers

Note: Reporting is optional. Report tuition waivers in this row if you choose to report them. Do not report tuition waivers elsewhere.

1,284,033  

Athletic Awards

0 184,027

 

H2. Number of Enrolled Students Awarded Aid: List the number of degree-seeking full-time and less-than-full-time undergraduates who applied for and were awarded financial aid from any source. Aid that is non-need-based but that was used to meet need should be counted as need-based aid. Numbers should reflect the cohort awarded the dollars reported in H1. Note: In the chart below, students may be counted in more than one row, and full-time freshmen should also be counted as full-time undergraduates.

 

First-time Full-time Freshmen

Full-time Undergrad (Incl. Fresh)

Less Than

Full-time

Undergrad

a) Number of degree-seeking undergraduate students (CDS Item B1 if reporting on Fall 2003 cohort)

368 1915 1169

b) Number of students in line a who applied for need-based financial aid

224 1685 985

c) Number of students in line b who were determined to have financial need

79 910 532
  1. Number of students in line c who were awarded any financial aid
44 719 420

e) Number of students in line d who were awarded any need-based scholarship or grant aid

19 388 227

f) Number of students in line d who were awarded any need-based self-help aid

34 557 326

g) Number of students in line d who were awarded any non-need-based scholarship or grant aid

29 236 138

h) Number of students in line d whose need was fully met (exclude PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans)

14 214 125

i) On average, the percentage of need that was met of students who were awarded any need-based aid. Exclude any aid that was awarded in excess of need as well as any resources that were awarded to replace EFC (PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans)

 

65%

 

78%

 

54%

j) The average financial aid package of those in line d. Exclude any resources that were awarded to replace EFC (PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans)

 

$6954

 

$4463

 

$2872

  1. Average need-based scholarship or grant award of those in line e

 

$2700

$2800

$1375

l) Average need-based self-help award (excluding PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) of those in line f

$2853

$2938

$2725

m) Average need-based loan (excluding PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans) of those in line f who were awarded a need-based loan

 

$2430

 

$2780

 

$2550

H2A. Number of Enrolled Students Awarded Non-need-based Scholarships and Grants: List the number of degree-seeking full-time and less-than-full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and who were awarded institutional—not external—non-need-based scholarship or grant aid. Numbers should reflect the cohort awarded the dollars reported in H1. Note: In the chart below, students may be counted in more than one row, and full-time freshmen should also be counted as full-time undergraduates.

 

First-time Full-time Freshmen

Full-time Undergrad (Incl. Fresh)

Less Than

Full-time

Undergrad

n) Number of students in line a who had no financial need and who were awarded institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid (exclude those who were awarded athletic awards and tuition benefits)

 15 303 178

o) Average dollar amount of institutional non-need-based scholarship and grant aid awarded to students in line n

$2230

$4525

$3010

p) Number of students in line a who were awarded an institutional non-need-based athletic scholarship or grant

 3

 20

 0

q) Average dollar amount of institutional non-need-based athletic scholarships and grants awarded to students in line p

$2010

$2405

$0

 

H3: Incorporated into H1 above.

 

H4. Provide the percentage of the 2003 undergraduate class who graduated between July 1, 2002 and June 30, 2003 and borrowed at any time through any loan programs (federal, state, subsidized, unsubsidized, private, etc.; exclude parent loans). Include only students who borrowed while enrolled at your institution.     48%

H5. Report the average per-borrower cumulative undergraduate indebtedness of those in line H4. Do not include money borrowed at other institutions:     $15,351

Aid to Undergraduate Degree-seeking Nonresident Aliens (Note: Report numbers and dollar amounts for the same academic year checked in item H1.)

H6. Indicate your institution’s policy regarding institutional scholarship and grant aid for undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens:

 


Institutional need-based scholarship or grant aid is available


Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

X

Institutional scholarship and grant aid is not available

If institutional financial aid is available for undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens, provide the number of undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens who were awarded need-based or non-need-based aid: ______

Average dollar amount of institutional financial aid awarded to undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens:

$ 0

Total dollar amount of institutional financial aid awarded to undergraduate degree-seeking nonresident aliens:

$ 0

Process for First-Year/Freshman Students

H7. Check off all financial aid forms domestic first-year (freshman) financial aid applicants must submit:

X

FAFSA


Institution’s own financial aid form


CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE


State aid form


Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent’s Statement


Business/Farm Supplement


Other: _____________________________________________________________

H8. Check off all financial aid forms nonresident alien first-year financial aid applicants must submit:


Institution’s own financial aid form


CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE


Foreign Student’s Financial Aid Application


Foreign Student’s Certification of Finances


Other: _______________________________________________________________

H9. Indicate filing dates for first-year (freshman) students:

Priority date for filing required financial aid forms:     April 1

Deadline for filing required financial aid forms: _____________

No deadline for filing required forms (applications processed on a rolling basis): X

 

H10. Indicate notification dates for first-year (freshman) students (answer a or b):

a.) Students notified on or about (date): _____________

b.) Students notified on a rolling basis: yes     If yes, starting date: May 1

H11. Indicate reply dates:

Students must reply by (date): ______________ or within 2 weeks of notification.

 

Types of Aid Available

Please check off all types of aid available to undergraduates at your institution:

H12. Loans

 

FEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM (DIRECT LOAN)


Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans


Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans


Direct PLUS Loans

   
 

FEDERAL FAMILY EDUCATION LOAN PROGRAM (FFEL)

X

FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans

X

FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

X

FFEL PLUS Loans

   

X

Federal Perkins Loans


Federal Nursing Loans

X

State Loans


College/university loans from institutional funds


Other (specify): ____________________________________________________________

H13. Scholarships and Grants

 

Need-based:

X

Federal Pell

X

SEOG

X

State scholarships/grants

X

Private scholarships

X

College/university scholarship or grant aid from institutional funds


United Negro College Fund


Federal Nursing Scholarship


Other (specify): ___________________________________________________________

H14. Check off criteria used in awarding institutional aid. Check all that apply.

Non-need

Need-based

 

Non-need

Need-based

 
X X

Academics

   

Leadership

   

Alumni affiliation

   

Minority status

   

Art

   

Music/drama

X

 

Athletics

   

Religious affiliation

   

Job skills

   

State/district residency

   

ROTC

 

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I. INSTRUCTIONAL FACULTY AND CLASS SIZE

I-1. Please report the number of instructional faculty members in each category for Fall 2003.

 

Full-time

Part-time

Total

a.) Total number of instructional faculty

130 98 228

b.) Total number who are members of minority groups

29 9 38

c.) Total number who are women

23 19 42

d.) Total number who are men

107 79 186

e.) Total number who are nonresident aliens (international)

0 0 0

f.) Total number with doctorate, first professional, or other terminal degree

80    

g.) Total number whose highest degree is a master’s but not a terminal master’s

50    

h.) Total number whose highest degree is a bachelor’s

0    
  1. Total number whose highest degree is unknown or other (Note: Items f, g, h, and i must sum up to item a.)
0 98 98

I-2. Student to Faculty Ratio

Report the Fall 2003 ratio of full-time equivalent students (full-time plus 1/3 part time) to full-time equivalent instructional faculty (full time plus 1/3 part time). In the ratio calculations, exclude both faculty and students in stand-alone graduate or professional programs such as medicine, law, veterinary, dentistry, social work, business, or public health in which faculty teach virtually only graduate level students. Do not count undergraduate or graduate student teaching assistants as faculty.

Fall 2003 Student to Faculty ratio:     17 to 1

I-3. Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Class Sections with Undergraduates Enrolled

Undergraduate Class Size (provide numbers)

 

2-9

10-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-99

100+

Total

CLASS SECTIONS

55

131

149

119

12

10

 

476

 

2-9

10-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-99

100+

Total

CLASS SUB- SECTIONS

7

5

         

12

 

J. DEGREES CONFERRED

Degrees conferred between July 1, 2002 and June 30, 2003

Reference: IPEDS Completions, Part A

For each of the following discipline areas, provide the percentage of diplomas/certificates, associate, and bachelor’s degrees awarded.

Category

Diploma/ Certificates

Associate

Bachelor’s

CIP 1990 Categories to Include

CIP 2000 Categories to Include

Agriculture

     

1 and 2

1

Architecture

   

5

4

4

Area and ethnic studies

     

5

5

Biological/life sciences

     

26

26

Business/marketing

   

7

8 and 52

52

Communications/communication technologies

     

9 and 10

9 and 10

Computer and information sciences

60

 

22

11

11

Education

     

13

13

Engineering/engineering technologies

40

 

61

14 and 15

14 and 15

English

   

3

23

23

Foreign languages and literature

     

16

16

Health professions and related sciences

     

51

51

Home economics and vocational home economics

     

19 and 20

19

Interdisciplinary studies

     

30

30

Law/legal studies

     

22

22

Liberal arts/general studies

 

100

 

24

24

Library science

     

25

25

Mathematics

   

2

27

27

Military science and technologies

     

28 and 29

29

Natural resources/environmental science

     

3

3

Parks and recreation

     

31

31

Personal and miscellaneous services

     

12

12

Philosophy, religion, theology

     

38 and 39

38 and 39

Physical sciences

     

40 and 41

40 and 41

Protective services/public administration

     

43 and 44

43 and 44

Psychology

     

42

42

Social sciences and history

     

45

45 and 54

Trade and industry

13

   

46, 47, 48, and 49

46, 47, 48, and 49

Visual and performing arts

     

50

50

Other

         

TOTAL

100%

100%

100%

   

last updated 09/08/04