Students

Total Enrollment (On-Campus plus Distance Education)

 

Fall Student Statistics 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
1* Total Headcount 33,819 34,376 34,767 34,340 34,009 33,989 34,015 33,755 34,432 35,479 36,304
2* Total Undergraduate 25,255 25,246 25,176 24,833 24,536 24,473 24,111 23,827 24,150 25,199 25,973
2a* Bachelors 23,010 23,165 23,304 23,039 22,739 22,680 22,127 21,981 22,408 23,326 23,919
3* Total Graduate 8,564 9,130 9,591 9,507 9,473 9,516 9,904 9,928 10,282 10,280 10,331
3a* Masters 4,397 4,860 5,082 5,029 4,994 5,020 5,363 5,429 5,706 5,764 5,792
3b* Doctoral 2,917 2,930 3,156 3,191 3,149 3,267 3,296 3,329 3,412 3,424 3,465
3c* First Professional (DVM) 316 309 312 334 357 376 396 393 402 400 398
5* In-State Percentage 84.2 83.2 81.5 80.8 79.9 78.6 77.7 78.7 78.8 79.4 80.0
7* Number of Entering Freshmen 4,772 4,705 4,697 4,398 4,307 4,499 4,364 4,388 4,797 4,952 4,873
7a* New Freshmen
Bachelor’s  Degree
4,638 4,558 4,564 4,225 4,165 4,374 4,212 4,229 4,656 4,845 4,770
7b* New Freshmen
Associate Degree
134 147 133 173 142 125 152 159 141 107 103
New Transfers 1,097 1,141 1.027 1,209 1,215 1,253 1,107 1,224 1,275 1,364 1,341
8* New Freshman Avg. SAT  Total Score 1183 1186 1190 1218 1242 1242 1256 1319 1309 1319 1337
9* Latest 6-Year Baccalaureate Cohort Graduation Rate (entrants) 73% 73% 72% 71% 74% 76% 76% 78% 79% 81%

On-Campus Only Enrollment

Fall Student Statistics 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
10* Total Headcount 30,568 30,831 30,876 31,116 30,644 30,775 30,411 31,008 31,552 31,996 32,658
11* Undergraduate 23,600 23,560 23,476 23,661 23,286 23,229 22,712 23,212 23,565 24,148 24,872
12* Graduate 6,968 7,271 7,400 7,455 7,358 7,546 7,699 7,796 7,987 7,848 7,786

 

NOTES:

Sources of Information (2015 and prior):
  • Items 1-8, 10-12 Student Data File as submitted to the UNC System Office
  • Item 9 – IPEDS reports
Explanatory Notes:
  • 1. Total Headcount Enrollment – Includes all students enrolled for one or more course in both on-campus regular fall term enrollment and distance education fall enrollment. Each person is counted only once. Excludes audit only.
  • 2. Undergraduate Enrollment – Includes bachelor’s, associate, and lifelong undergraduate students.
  • 3. Graduate Enrollment -Includes masters, doctoral, professional, graduate in education and lifelong graduate students.
  • 2a. Bachelors Enrollment – Includes only bachelor degree-seeking undergraduates.
  • 3a. Masters Enrollment – Includes only masters degree-seeking graduate students.
  • 3b. Doctoral Enrollment – Includes only Ph.D. degree-seeking graduate students.
  • 3c. First Professional Enrollment – Includes only DVM degree-seeking graduate students.
  • 5. In-State Percent of Enrollment – Percent of headcount enrollment whose tuition residency is North Carolina.
  • 7. Number of new freshmen – first-time bachelor’s degree-seeking students and associate degree students.
    • 7a Bachelors Degree Freshmen Only (Undergraduates)
    • 7b Associate Degree Freshmen Only (Agricultural Institute)
  • 8. New Freshman Average. SAT Total Score – The mean Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) total score-the sum of SAT math and SAT critical reading scores. Beginning in 2006 a SAT writing section was added and the SAT verbal was changed to SAT critical reading. At the present time the SAT writing scores are not included in the total reported in item 8.
  • 9. Latest Six Year Cohort Graduation Rate – The six year graduation rate for the class that entered six years earlier. For example, the fall 2009 number represents the rate for the 2003 new freshman cohort.
  • 10. On-campus Total Headcount Enrollment – Includes all on-campus students enrolled for one or more course in regular fall term with each person counted only once. Excludes audit only and extension students (distance education programs).
  • 11. On-campus Undergraduate Enrollment – Includes on-campus bachelors, associate, and lifelong undergraduate students.
  • 12. On-campus Graduate Enrollment – Includes only on-campus masters, doctoral, professional, graduate in education and lifelong graduate students.