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CALIFORNIASTATEUNIVERSITY,CHICO

20162017COMMONDATASET
A.GENERALINFORMATION

A1.AddressInformation

NameofCollegeorUniversity CaliforniaStateUniversity,Chico
MailingAddress,City/State/Zip 400WestFirstStreet,Chico,CA959290722
StreetAddress(ifdifferent),City/State/Zip
Mainphone 5308984636 (530898info)
WWWHomePageAddress http://www.csuchico.edu
AdmissionsPhoneNumber 5308984428
Admissionstollfreenumber 8005424426
AdmissionsOfficeMailingAddress,City/State/Zip Chico,CA959290722
AdmissionsFaxnumber 5308986456
AdmissionsEmailAddress info@csuchico.edu
URLapplicationsiteontheInternet www.csumentor.edu

A2.Sourceofinstitutionalcontrol

X Public
Private(nonprofit)
Proprietary

A3.Classifyyourundergraduateinstitution:

X Coeducationalcollege
Menscollege
Womenscollege

A4.Academicyearcalendar

X Semester 412
Quarter Continuous
Trimester Differsbyprogram

A5.Degreesoffered*CertificatesarebelowanAAdegree.

X Certificate* X Postbachelorscertificate
Diploma X Masters
Associate X Postmasterscertificate
Transfer Doctoraldegree research/scholarship
Terminal Doctoraldegree professionalpractice
X Bachelors Doctoraldegree other

B.ENROLLMENTANDPERSISTENCE

Note:TheIPEDSdefinitionoffirsttimefreshmenincludesfirsttimestudentsatthefreshmen,sophomore,junior,orseniorlevel.
Thedefinitionofundergraduatesincludesanystudentenrolledinabachelor'sdegreeprogramincludingpostbaccalaureate
students.Thesedefinitionsmaydifferfromotherinstitutionalviewsofthedata.LocaldatawasusedforB1andB2,andmaydiffer
slightlyfromofficialIPEDScounts.

B1.InstitutionalEnrollmentMenandWomen.Providenumbersofstudentsforeachofthefollowingcategoriesasofthe
institution'sofficialfallreportingdateorasofSeptember19,2016.

FULLTIME PARTTIME
MEN WOMEN MEN WOMEN
UNDERGRADUATES
Degreeseeking,firsttimefreshmen 1082 1231 158 291
Otherfirstyear,degreeseeking 468 602 64 77
Allotherdegreeseeking 5494 5942 536 526
Totaldegreeseeking 7,044 7,775 758 894
Allotherundergraduatesenrolledincreditcourses
Totalundergraduates
FIRSTPROFESSIONAL
Firsttime,firstprofessionalstudents
Allotherfirstprofessionals
Totalfirstprofessional
GRADUATE
Degreeseeking,firsttime 46 112 29 32
Allotherdegreeseeking 103 208 81 107
Allothergraduatesenrolledincreditcourses 73 217 17 61
Totalgraduate 222 222 537 127 200

Totalallundergraduatestudents: 16,471
Totalallgraduateandprofessionalstudents: 1,086
GRANDTOTALALLSTUDENTS: 17,557

B2.EnrollmentbyRacial/EthnicCategory.Providenumbersofundergraduatestudentsforeachofthefollowingcategoriesasofthe
institutionsofficialfallreportingdateorasofSeptember19,2016.Includeinternationalstudentsonlyinthecategory"Nonresident
aliens."CompletetheTotalUndergraduatescolumnonlyifyoucannotprovidedataforthefirsttwocolumns.Reportasyour
institutionreportstoIPEDS:personswhoareHispanicshouldbereportedonlyontheHispanicline,notunderanyrace,andpersons
whoarenonHispanicmultiracialshouldbereportedonlyunder"Twoormoreraces."

DEGREESEEKING
DEGREESEEKINGFIRSTTIME
UNDERGRADUATES(INCLUDES
FIRSTYEAR*
FIRSTTIMEFIRSTYEAR)
Nonresidentaliens 71 591
Hispanic 1056 5108
BlackorAfricanAmerican,nonHispanic 90 409
White,nonHispanic 1068 7165
AmericanIndianorAlaskaNative,nonHispanic 10 94
Asian,nonHispanic 144 931
NativeHawaiianorotherPacificIslander,nonHispanic 7 28
Twoormoreraces,nonHispanic 158 887
Raceand/orethnicityunknown 158 1258
Total 2,762 16,471

PERSISTENCE

B3.NumberofdegreesawardedbyyourinstitutionfromJuly1,2015,toJune30,2016.

Certificate/diploma
Associatedegrees
Bachelorsdegrees 3682
Postbachelorscertificates
Mastersdegrees 373
Postmasterscertificates
Doctoraldegreesresearch/scholarship
Doctoraldegreesprofessionalpractice
Doctoraldegreesother

GRADUATIONRATES(2009Cohort).

ItemsinthissectioncorrespondtodataelementscollectedbytheIPEDSWebbasedDataCollectionSystem'sGraduationRate
Survey(GRS).Forcompleteinstructionsanddefinitionsofdataelements,seetheIPEDSGRSinstructionsandglossaryonthe2016
Webbasedsurvey.

NOTE:CompletersaredefinedasstudentsintheinitialcohortwhoenteredCSU,Chicoasafulltime,firsttimefreshman,and
graduatedwithintheCaliforniaStateUniversitySystem.

ForBachelorsorEquivalentPrograms2009Cohort
Reportforthecohortoffulltimefirsttimebachelors(orequivalent)degreeseekingundergraduatestudentswhoenteredinfall
2009.Includeinthecohortthosewhoenteredyourinstitutionduringthesummertermprecedingfall2009.

B4.Initial2009cohortoffirsttime,fulltimebachelors(orequivalent)degreeseekingundergraduatestudents;totalallstudents:
2,468

B5.Oftheinitial2009cohort,howmanydidnotpersistanddidnotgraduateforthefollowingreasons:deceased,permanently
disabled,armedforces,foreignaidserviceofthefederalgovernment,orofficialchurchmissions;totalallowableexclusions:0

B6.Final2009cohort,afteradjustingforallowableexclusions:2,468

B7.Oftheinitial2009initialcohort,howmanycompletedtheprograminfouryearsorless(byAugust31,2011):561

B8.Oftheinitial2009cohort,howmaycompletedtheprograminmorethanfouryearsbutinfiveyearsorless(afterAugust31,
2012andbyAugust31,2013):795

B9.Oftheinitial2009cohort,howmanycompletedtheprograminmorethanfiveyearsbutinsixyearsorless(afterAugust31,
2012andbyAugust31,2013):216

B10.Totalgraduatingwithinsixyears(sumofquestionsB7,B8,andB9):1,572

B11.Sixyeargraduationratefor2009cohort(questionB10dividedbyquestionB6):63%
Note:B12toB21refertotwoyearinstitutions.

RETENTIONRATES

Reportforthecohortofallfulltime,firsttimebachelors(orequivalent)degreeseekingundergraduatestudentswhoenteredinfall
2016(ortheprecedingsummerterm).Theinitialcohortmaybeadjustedforstudentswhodepartedforthefollowingreasons:
deceased,permanentlydisabled,armedforces,foreignaidserviceofthefederalgovernmentorofficialchurchmissions.Noother
adjustmentstotheinitialcohortshouldbemade.

B22.Forthecohortofallfulltimebachelors(orequivalent)degreeseekingundergraduatestudentswhoenteredyourinstitutionas
freshmeninfall2016(ortheprecedingsummerterm),whatpercentagewasenrolledatyourinstitutionasofthedateyour
institutioncalculatesitofficialenrollmentinFall2016?86%


C.FIRSTTIME,FIRSTYEAR(FRESHMAN)ADMISSION

APPLICATIONS

C1.Firsttime,firstyear(freshman)students:Providethenumberofdegreeseekingfirsttime,firstyearstudentswhoapplied,
wereadmitted,andenrolled(fullorparttime)inFall2016.Includeearlydecision,earlyaction,andstudentswhobeganstudies
duringsummerinthiscohort.Applicantsshouldincludeonlythosestudentswhofulfilledtherequirementsforconsiderationfor
admission(i.e.,whocompletedactionableapplications)andwhohavebeennotifiedofoneofthefollowingactions:admission,non
admission,placementonwaitinglist,orapplicationwithdrawn(byapplicantorinstitution).Admittedapplicantsshouldincludewait
listedstudentswhoweresubsequentlyofferedadmission.

Totalfirsttime,firstyear(freshman)menwhoapplied 9,670
Totalfirsttime,firstyear(freshman)womenwhoapplied 13,454
Totalfirsttime,firstyear(freshman)menwhowereadmitted 6,141
Totalfirsttime,firstyear(freshman)womenwhowereadmitted 9,252
Totalfulltime,firsttime,firstyear(freshman)menwhoenrolled 1,082
Totalparttime,firsttime,firstyear(freshman)menwhoenrolled 1,231
Totalfulltime,firsttime,firstyear(freshman)womenwhoenrolled 158
Totalparttime,firsttime,firstyear(freshman)womenwhoenrolled 291

C2. Freshmanwaitlistedstudents(studentswhometadmissionrequirementsbutwhosefinaladmissionwascontingenton
spaceavailability)

Doyouhaveapolicyofplacingstudentsonawaitinglist?____YesXNo

Ifyes,pleaseanswerthequestionsbelowforFall2016admissions:

Numberofqualifiedapplicantsofferedaplaceonwaitinglist _____

Numberacceptingaplaceonthewaitinglist _____

Numberofwaitlistedstudentsadmitted _____

Isyourwaitinglistranked?

Ifyes,doyoureleasethatinformationtostudents?____

Doyoureleasethatinformationtoschoolcounselors?____

ADMISSIONREQUIREMENTS

C3.Highschoolcompletionrequirement

Checktheappropriateboxtoidentifyyourhighschoolcompletionrequirementfordegreeseekingenteringstudents

X HighschooldiplomaisrequiredandGEDisaccepted
HighschooldiplomaisrequiredandGEDisnotaccepted
Highschooldiplomaorequivalentisnotrequired

C4.Doesyourinstitutionrequireorrecommendageneralcollegepreparatoryprogramfordegreeseekingstudents?

X Required
Recommended
Neitherrequirednorrecommended

C5.Distributionofhighschoolunitsrequiredand/orrecommended.Specifythedistributionofacademichighschoolcourseunits
requiredand/orrecommendedofallormostdegreeseekingstudentsusingCarnegieunits(oneunitequalsoneyearofstudyorits
equivalent).Ifyouuseadifferentsystemforcalculatingunits,pleaseconvert.

Unitsrequired Unitsrecommended
Totalacademicunits 15
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science(1Life;1Physical) 2
Ofthese,unitsthatmustbelab 2
Foreignlanguage 2
Socialstudies(toincludeUSHistory) 2
History
Academicelectives 1
ComputerScience
Visual/PerformingArts 1
Other(specify)

BasisforSelection

C6. Doyouhaveanopenadmissionpolicy,underwhichvirtuallyallsecondaryschoolgraduatesorstudentswithGEDequivalency
diplomasareadmittedwithoutregardtoacademicrecord,testscores,orotherqualifications?Ifso,checkwhichapplies:

OpenadmissionpolicyasdescribedaboveforallstudentsX

Openadmissionpolicyasdescribedaboveformoststudents,but

selectiveadmissionforoutofstatestudents___

selectiveadmissiontosomeprograms___

other(explain)________________________________________________________________________

C7.Relativeimportanceofeachofthefollowingacademicandnonacademicfactorsinyourfirsttime,firstyear,degreeseeking
(freshman)admissiondecisions.

Academic Veryimportant Important Considered Notconsidered


Rigorofsecondaryschoolrecord X
Classrank X
AcademicGPA X*
Standardizedtestscores X
ApplicationEssay X
Recommendation X
Nonacademic
Interview X
Extracurricularactivities X
Talent/ability X
Character/personalqualities X
Firstgeneration X
Alumni/aerelation X
Geographicalresidence X
Stateresidency X
Religiousaffiliation/commitment X
Racial/ethnicstatus X
Volunteerwork X
Workexperience X
Levelofapplicant'sinterest X

*GPAdeterminedbyusing10th,and11thgradecollegepreparatorycoursesonly(excludingPE).

SAT&ACTPOLICIES

C8.Entranceexams

A.DoesyourinstitutionmakeuseofSATReasoning,ACTorSATSubjectTestscoresinadmissiondecisionsforfirsttime,firstyear,
degreeseekingapplicants?YES
Ifyes,checktheappropriateboxesbelowtoreflectyourinstitutionspoliciesforuseinadmissionforFall2016.

ADMISSION
Require Recommend Requireforsome Consideredifsubmitted Notused
SATorACT X
ACTonly
SATonly
SATandSATSubjectTests,orACT
SATSubjectTests

B.IfyourinstitutionwillmakeuseoftheACTinadmissiondecisionsforfirsttime,firstyear,degreeseekingapplicantsforFall2016,
pleaseindicatewhichONEofthefollowingapplies(regardlessofwhetherthewritingscorewillbeusedintheadmissionsprocess):

ACTwithWritingcomponentrequired
ACTwithoutWritingcomponentrecommended
ACTwithorwithoutWritingcomponentaccepted X

C.PleaseindicatehowyourinstitutionwillusetheSATorACTessaycomponent;checkallthatapply:

Foradmission
Forplacement
Foradvising
Inplaceofanapplicationessay
Asavaliditycheckontheapplicationessay
Nocollegepolicyasofnow
Notusingessaycomponent X

D.Inaddition,doesyourinstitutionuseapplicants'testscoresforacademicadvising?Yes,forplacementinmathandEnglish.

E.LatestdatebywhichSATorACTscoresmustbereceivedforfalltermadmission:StudentmusttaketheSAT/ACTbythe
Decembertestdate

LatestdatebywhichSATSubjectTestscoresmustbereceivedforfalltermadmissionStudentmusttaketheSAT/ACTbythe
Decembertestdate
F.Ifnecessary,usethisspacetoclarifyyourtestpolicies(e.g.,iftestsrecommendedforsomestudents,oriftestsnotrequiredof
somestudents):
AllfreshmenapplicantsmustsubmitSATorACTtestscoresregardlessofhighschoolGPA.TheSATorACTmustbetakenbythe
Decembertestdateforadmissionconsideration.

G.Pleaseindicatewhichtestsyourinstitutionusesforplacement(e.g.,statetests):

SAT X
ACT X
SATSubjectTests X
AP X
CLEP
InstitutionalExam
StateExam(specify):

FRESHMANPROFILE

ProvidepercentagesforALLenrolleddegreeseekingfulltimeandparttime,firsttime,firstyear(freshman)studentsenrolledin
Fall2016includingstudentswhobeganstudiesduringsummer,internationalstudents/nonresidentaliens,andstudentsadmitted
underspecialarrangements.

C9.Percentandnumberoffirsttime,firstyear(freshman)studentsenrolledinFall2016whosubmittednationalstandardized
(SAT/ACT)testscores.IncludeinformationforALLenrolled,degreeseeking,firsttime,firstyear(freshman)studentswho
submittedtestscores.Donotincludepartialtestscores(e.g.,mathematicsscoresbutnotcriticalreadingforacategoryofstudents)
orcombineotherstandardizedtestresults(suchasTOEFL)inthisitem.DonotconvertSATscorestoACTscoresandviceversa.The
25thpercentileisthescorethat25percentscoredatorbelow;the75thpercentilescoreistheonethat25percentscoredator
above.

PercentsubmittingSATscores 88%
NumbersubmittingSATscores 2,437
PercentsubmittingACTscores 43%
NumbersubmittingACTscores 1,186

Mean 25thpercentile 75thpercentile


SATCriticalReading 495 440 550
SATMath 500 440 550
SATWriting
SATEssay
SATComposite 995 900 1,090
ACTComposite 21 19 24
ACTEnglish 21 17 24
ACTMath 21 18 24
ACTWriting

Percentoffirsttime,firstyear(freshman)studentswithscoresineachrange:

SATCriticalReading (%) SATMath (%) SATWriting (%)


700800 1 1
600699 10 11
500599 38 39
400499 42 40
300399 9 9
200299 0 0
100% 100% 0%

ACTComposite (%) ACTEnglish (%) ACTMath (%)


3036 2 3 2
2429 27 23 32
1823 54 47 44
1217 16 25 22
611 1 2 Xx
below6 0 0 xx
100% 100% 100%

C10.Percentofalldegreeseeking,firsttime,firstyear(freshman)studentswhohadhighschoolclassrankwithineachofthe
followingranges(reportinformationforthosestudentsfromwhomyoucollectedhighschoolrankinformation).

Percentintoptenthofhighschoolgraduatingclass 35%
Percentintopquarterofhighschoolgraduatingclass 76%
Percentintophalfofhighschoolgraduatingclass 100%
Percentinbottomhalfofhighschoolgraduatingclass 0%
Percentinbottomquarterofhighschoolgraduatingclass 0%

Percentoftotalfirsttime,firstyear(freshman)studentswhosubmittedhighschoolclassrank:50%

C11.Percentageofallenrolled,degreeseekingfirsttime,firstyear(freshman)studentswhohadhighschoolgradepoint
averageswithineachofthefollowingranges(using4.0scale);reportinformationonlyforthosestudentsfromwhomyou
collectedhighschoolGPA

PercentwhohadGPAof3.75andhigher 14
PercentwhohadGPAbetween3.50and3.74 18
PercentwhohadGPAbetween3.25and3.49 23
PercentwhohadGPAbetween3.00and3.24 26
PercentwhohadGPAbetween2.50and2.99 17
PercentwhohadGPAbetween2.00and2.49 2
PercentwhohadGPAbetween1.00and1.99 0
PercentwhohadGPAbelow1.0 0
100%

C12.AveragehighschoolGPAofalldegreeseekingfirsttime,firstyear(freshman)studentswhosubmittedGPA:__33

Percentoftotalfirsttime,firstyear(freshman)studentswhosubmittedhighschoolGPA:100%

ADMISSIONPOLICIES

C13.Applicationfee

Yes No
Doesyourinstitutionhaveanapplicationfee? $55
Canitbewaivedforapplicantswithfinancialneed? OnlyCAresidents
Samefee Free Reduced
Ifyouhaveanapplicationfeeandanonlineapplicationoption,please
X
indicatepolicyforstudentswhoapplyonline.

Canonlineapplicationfeebewaivedforapplicantswithfinancialneed?Yes

C14.Applicationclosingdate

Applicationclosingdate(fall): November30
Prioritydate: October1toNovember30

C15.Arefirsttime,firstyearstudentsacceptedfortermsotherthanthefall?No,firstyearstudentsarenottypicallyacceptedfor
termsotherthanfall.Pleasecontacttheuniversityregardinglatestpolicy.

C16.Notificationtoapplicantsofadmissiondecisionsent(fillinonlyone)

X Onarollingbasisbeginning(date):BeginningDecember 1st
By(date):
Other:

C17.Replypolicyforadmittedapplicants(fillinonlyone)

X Mustreplyby(date):May1orwithin2weeks ofnotification
Nosetdate.
Other:

Deadlineforhousingdeposit(MMDD):Nodeposit,butfirstpaymentof$1,000duewithapplication(April7,2015).

Amountofhousingdeposit:Notapplicable

Refundableifstudentdoesnotenroll?Yes,infull.Writtenrequestmustbereceived30dayspriortoopeningofresidence
halls.

C18.Deferredadmission:Doesyourinstitutionallowstudentstopostponeenrollmentafteradmission?Yes
Ifyes,maximumperiodofpostponement:1yearonlyforfirsttimefreshmen

C19.Earlyadmissionofhighschoolstudents:Doesyourinstitutionallowhighschoolstudentstoenrollasfulltime,firsttime,first
year(freshman)studentsoneyearormorebeforehighschoolgraduation?No

C20.CommonApplication:QuestionremovedfromCDSin20062007.

EARLYDECISIONANDEARLYACTIONPLANS

C21.Earlydecision:Doesyourinstitutionofferanearlydecisionplan(anadmissionplanthatpermitsstudentstoapplyandbe
notifiedofanadmissiondecisionwellinadvanceoftheregularnotificationdateandthatasksstudentstocommittoattending
ifaccepted)forfirsttime,firstyear(freshman)applicantsforfallenrollment? ____Yes XNo

Ifyes,pleasecompletethefollowing:

Firstoronlyearlydecisionplanclosingdate __________

Firstoronlyearlydecisionplannotificationdate __________
Otherearlydecisionplanclosingdate __________

Otherearlydecisionplannotificationdate __________

FortheFall2014enteringclass:

Numberofearlydecisionapplicationsreceivedbyyourinstitution__________

Numberofapplicantsadmittedunderearlydecisionplan __________

Pleaseprovidesignificantdetailsaboutyourearlydecisionplan:_______________________________________

C22.Earlyaction:Doyouhaveanonbindingearlyactionplanwherebystudentsarenotifiedofanadmissiondecision
wellinadvanceoftheregularnotificationdatebutdonothavetocommittoattendingyourcollege?

___Yes XNo

Ifyes,pleasecompletethefollowing:

Earlyactionclosingdate __________

Earlyactionnotificationdate __________

Isyourearlyactionplanarestrictiveplanunderwhichyoulimitstudentsfromapplyingtootherearlyplans?

___Yes___No


D.TRANSFERADMISSIONUNDERGRADUATESONLY

FALLAPPLICANTS

D1.Doesyourinstitutionenrolltransferstudents?XYes___No

(Ifno,pleaseskiptoSectionE)

Ifyes,maytransferstudentsearnadvancedstandingcreditbytransferringcreditsearnedfromcourseworkcompletedat
othercolleges/universities?XYes___No

D2.Providethenumberofstudentswhoapplied,wereadmitted,andenrolledasdegreeseekingtransferstudentsinFall2016.
Note:Definitionofundergraduatesincludesanystudentenrolledinabachelor'sdegreeprogramincludingpostbaccalaureate
students.Thisdefinitionmaydifferfromotherinstitutionalviewsofthedata.

Applicants Admittedapplicants Enrolledapplicants


Men 3,280 2,019 728
Women 3,584 2,237 740
Total 6,864 4,256 1,468

APPLICATIONFORADMISSION

D3.Indicatetermsforwhichtransfersmayenroll:

Fall X
Winter
Spring X
Summer

D4.Mustatransferapplicanthaveaminimumnumberofcreditscompletedorelsemustapplyasanenteringfreshman?Yes
Ifyes,whatistheminimumnumberofcreditsandtheunitofmeasure?60semester/90quarterunits,mustbetransferablecredits

D5.Indicateallitemsrequiredoftransferstudentstoapplyforadmission:

Recommended Recommended Requiredfor Not


Requiredofall
forall forsome some required
Highschooltranscript X
Collegetranscript(s) X
Essayorpersonalstatement X
Interview X
Standardizedtestscores X
Statementofgoodstandingfromprior
X
institution(s)

D6.Ifaminimumhighschoolgradepointaverageisrequiredoftransferapplicants,specify(ona4.0scale):Gradepointaverage
willbedeterminedbytheapplicantpool.

D7.Ifaminimumcollegegradepointaverageisrequiredoftransferapplicants,specify(ona4.0scale):Gradepointaveragewillbe
determinedbytheapplicantpool.
D8.Listanyotherapplicationrequirementsspecifictotransferapplicants:
Gradepointaveragewillbedeterminedbytheapplicantpool.

D9.Listapplicationpriority,closing,notification,andcandidatereplydatesfortransferstudents.Ifapplicationsarereviewedona
continuousorrollingbasis,placeacheckmarkinthe"Rollingadmission"column.

Notification Rolling
Prioritydate Closingdate Replydate
date admission
Fall Oct.1 Nov.30 X
Winter
Spring Aug.1 Aug.31 X
Summer

D10.Doesanopenadmissionpolicy,ifreported,applytotransferstudents?No

D11.Describeadditionalrequirementsfortransferadmission,ifapplicable:
Admissionbasedonspaceavailablebasis.

TRANSFERCREDITPOLICIES

D12.Reportthelowestgradeearnedforanycoursethatmaybetransferredforcredit:D

D13.Maximumnumberofcreditsorcoursesthatmaybetransferredfromatwoyearinstitution:
70semestercreditsor105quartercredits

D14.Maximumnumberofcreditsorcoursesthatmaybetransferredfromafouryearinstitution:N/AUnittype:_________

D15.Minimumnumberofcreditsthattransfersmustcompleteatyourinstitutiontoearnanassociatesdegree:N/A

D16.Minimumnumberofcreditsthattransfersmustcompleteatyourinstitutiontoearnabachelorsdegree:30semesterunits

D17.Describeothertransfercreditpolicies:
Gradeof"C"requiredinEnglishcomposition,mathabovelevelofintermediatealgebra,speech,andcriticalthinkingfor
admissionpurposes.


E.ACADEMICOFFERINGSANDPOLICIES

E1.Specialstudyoptions.Identifythoseprogramsavailableatyourinstitution.

Acceleratedprogram X Honorsprogram
X Cooperative(education)program X Independentstudy
X Crossregistration X Internships
X Distancelearning Liberalarts/careercombination
X Doublemajor X Studentdesignedmajor
X Dualenrollment(highschoolscholar) X Study abroad
X EnglishasaSecondLanguage X Teachercertificationprogram
X Exchangestudentprogram(domestic) Weekendcollege
X Externaldegreeprogram Other(specify):

E2.HasbeenremovedfromtheCDS.

E3.Areasinwhichallormoststudentsarerequiredtocompletesomecourseworkpriortograduation.

X Arts/finearts X Humanities
X Computerliteracy X Mathematics
X English(includingcomposition) X Philosophy
Foreignlanguages X Sciences(biologicalorphysical)
X History X Socialscience
Other(describe):


F.STUDENTLIFE

F1.Percentagesoffirsttime,firstyear(freshman)studentsandalldegreeseekingundergraduatesenrolledinFall2016whofit
thefollowingcategories.

Firsttime,Firstyear
Undergraduates
freshmen
Percentwhoarefromoutofstate(excludeinternationalandnonresidentaliensfromthe
1% 1%
numeratoranddenominator)
Percentofmenwhojoinfraternities 0% 1%
Percentofwomenwhojoinsororities 0% 1%
Percentwholiveincollegeowned,operated,oraffiliatedhousing xx% xx%
Percentwholiveoffcampusorcommute xx% xx%
Percentofstudentsage25andolder 0% 11%
Averageageoffulltimestudents 18.43 21.88
Averageageofallstudents(fullandparttime) 18.5 24.36

F2.Activitiesoffered

CampusMinistries X Literarymagazine X Radiostation


X Choralgroups Marchingband X Studentgovernment
X Concertband X ModelUN X Studentnewspaper
X Dance X Musicensembles X Studentrunfilmsociety
X Drama/theater X Musicaltheater X Symphonyorchestra
X InternationalStudentOrganization X Opera Televisionstation
X Jazzband X Pepband Yearbook

F3.ROTC(programofferedincooperationwithReserveOfficersTrainingCorps)

ArmyROTCisoffered:

Oncampus
Atcooperatinginstitution(name):

NavalROTCisoffered:

Oncampus
Atcooperatinginstitution(name):

AirForceROTCisoffered:

Oncampus
Atcooperatinginstitution(name):

F4.Housing:Checkalltypesofcollegeowned,operated,oraffiliatedhousingavailableforundergraduatesatyourinstitution.

X Coeddorms X Specialhousingfordisabledstudents
Mensdorms X Specialhousingforinternationalstudents
Womensdorms X Fraternity/sororityhousing
Apartmentsformarriedstudents Cooperativehousing
X Apartmentsforsinglestudents X Themehousing
Otherhousingoptions(specify): Wellnesshousing

G.ANNUALEXPENSESFOR20162017(Estimatedasof09192016)

Provide20142015academicyearcostsofattendanceforthefollowingcategoriesthatareapplicabletoyourinstitution.

___Checkhereifyourinstitution's20162017academicyearcostsofattendancearenotavailableatthistimeandprovidean
approximatedate(i.e.,month/day)whenyourinstitution'sfinal20162017academicyearcostsofattendancewillbeavailable:
_______________

NOTE:FinaltuitionandfeesaredependentuponpassageoftheCaliforniastatebudget.

G1.Undergraduatefulltimetuition,requiredfees,roomandboard(housingcostsarefinalizedinMarch)
Listthetypicaltuition,requiredfees,androomandboardforafulltimeundergraduatestudentfortheFULL20162017academic
year(30semesterhoursor45quarterhoursforinstitutionsthatderiveannualtuitionbymultiplyingcredithourcostbynumberof
credits).AfullacademicyearreferstotheperiodoftimegenerallyextendingfromSeptembertoJune;usuallyequatedtotwo
semesters,twotrimesters,threequarters,ortheperiodcoveredbyafouronefourplan.Roomandboardisdefinedasdouble
occupancyand19mealsperweekorthemaximummealplan.Requiredfeesincludeonlychargesthatallfulltimestudentsmust
paythatarenotincludedintuition(e.g.,registration,health,oractivityfees.)Donotincludeoptionalfees(e.g.,parking,laboratory
use).

20162017EXPENSES(Estimated) FIRSTYEAR UNDERGRADUATES


PRIVATEINSTITUTIONS:
PUBLICINSTITUTIONS
$7,044 Sameasfirstyear
Indistrict:(estimate)
Instate(outofdistrict):(estimate) $7,044 .
Outofstate:(estimate) $18,204
NONRESIDENTALIENS:(estimate) $18,204

REQUIREDFEES:(CSU,Chicofees)(estimate) $1,572

ROOMANDBOARD:(oncampus)(201415) $12,824
ROOMONLY:(oncampus)(201415)
BOARDONLY:(oncampusmealplan)(201415)

Other:For201617,allstudentspay$7,044(CSUtuition)and$1,572(localcampusfees).NonresidentsofCaliforniapayan
additionaltuitionof$372/unit.

Comprehensivetuition/room/boardfee__________
(ifyourcollegecannotprovideseparatetuition/room/board/fees)

G2.Numberofcreditspertermastudentcantakeforthestatedfulltimetuition:

Minimum 6.1
Maximum None

G3.Dotuitionandfeesvarybyyearofstudy(e.g.,sophomore,junior,senior)?No

G4. Dotuitionandfeesvarybyundergraduateinstructionalprogram?___Yes___No

Ifyes,whatpercentageoffulltimeundergraduatespaymorethanthetuitionandfeesreportedinG1?____________

G5.Providetheestimatedexpensesforatypicalfulltimeundergraduatestudent:
Commuters Commuters
For201617 Residents
(livingathome) (notlivingathome)
Booksandsupplies: $1,719 $1,719 $1,719
Roomonly:
Boardonly:
Transportation: $1,169 $1,169 $1,169
Otherexpenses:personal $1,364 $1,364 $1,364

G6.Undergraduatepercredithourcharges(tuitiononly):

PrivateInstitutions:
PublicInstitutions,indistrict:
PublicInstitutions,instate(outofdistrict):
Outofstate: $372/unit
NonresidentAliens: $372/unit


H.FINANCIALAID

AIDAWARDEDTOENROLLEDUNDERGRADUATES

H1.Entertotaldollaramountawardedtoenrolledfulltimeandlessthanfulltimedegreeseekingundergraduates(usingthesame
cohortreportedinCDSQuestionB1,"totaldegreeseeking"undergraduates)inthefollowingcategories(Note:Ifthedatabeing
reportedarefinalfiguresfor20132014academicyear(seethenextitembelow),usethe20132014academicyear'sCDSQuestion
B1cohort.)Includeaidawardedtointernationalstudents(i.e.,thosenotqualifyingforfederalaid).Aidthatisnonneedbasedbut
thatwasusedtomeetneedshouldbereportedintheneedbasedaidcolumn.(Forasuggestedorderofprecedenceinassigning
categoriesofaidtocoverneed,seetheentryfor"nonneedbasedscholarshiporgrantaid"onthelastpageofthedefinitions
section.)

IndicatetheacademicyearforwhichdataarereportedforitemsH1,H2,H2A,andH6below:

20142015estimatedforfallandspring
X 20132014final

Whichneedsanalysismethodologydoesyourinstitutionuseinawardinginstitutionalaid?

X Federalmethodology(FM)
Institutionalmethodology(IM)
BothFMandIM

NeedBased NonNeedBased
(Includenonneedbasedaid (Excludenonneedbasedaid
usedtomeetneed) usedtomeetneed)
Scholarships/Grants
94,158
Federal 35,634,810
State(i.e.,allstates,notonlythestateinwhichyourinstitutionis 136,004
39,203,450
located)
Institutional:endowedscholarships,annualgiftsandtuitionfunded 60,791,616 1,382,044
grantsawardedbythecollegeexcludingathleticaidandtuition
waivers(whicharereportedbelow)
Scholarships/grantsfromexternalsources(e.g.,Kiwanis,National 1,949,906
Merit)notawardedbythecollege
135,629,876 3,562,112
TotalScholarships/Grants


SelfHelp

28,846,425 20,769,401
Studentloansfromallsources(excludingparentloans)

1,819,324
FederalWorkStudy

Stateandother(e.g.,institutional)workstudy/employment(Note:
ExcludesFederalWorkStudycapturedabove)
30,665,749 20,769,401
TotalSelfHelp

4,160,046
ParentLoans

TuitionWaiversNote:Reportingisoptional.Reporttuitionwaiversin n/a n/a


thisrowifyouchoosetoreportthem.Donotreporttuitionwaivers
elsewhere.
674,377
AthleticAwards

H2.NumberofEnrolledStudentsReceivingAid:Listthenumberofdegreeseekingfulltimeandlessthanfulltimeundergraduates
whoappliedforandwereawardedfinancialaidfromanysource.Aidthatisnonneedbasedbutthatwasusedtomeetneed
shouldbecountedasneedbasedaid.NumbersshouldreflectthecohortawardedthedollarsreportedinH1.Note:Inthechart
below,studentsmaybecountedinmorethanonerow,andfulltimefreshmenshouldalsobecountedasfulltimeundergraduates.

FirsttimeFull Fulltime LessthanFull


NeedBasedAwards
timeFreshmen Undergrad timeUndergrad
a)Numberofdegreeseekingundergraduatestudents(CDSItemB1if
reportingonFall2013cohort)
2,331 12000 1618
b)Numberofstudentsinlineawhoappliedforneedbasedfinancialaid.

1871 10261 1423


c)Numberofstudentsinlinebwhoweredeterminedtohavefinancialneed.

1815 9997 1341


d)Numberofstudentsinlinecwhowereawardedanyfinancialaid.

e)Numberofstudentsinlinedwhowereawardedanyneedbased 1418 8038 1094


scholarshiporgrantaid.
f)Numberofstudentsinlinedwhowereawardedanyneedbasedselfhelp 1209 6652 867
aid.
g)Numberofstudentsinlinedwhowereawardedanynonneedbased 411 1281 55
scholarshiporgrantaid.
h)Numberofstudentsinlinedwhoseneedwasfullymet(excludePLUS 274 1576 142
loans,unsubsidizedandprivatealternativeloans).
i)Onaverage,thepercentageofneedthatwasmetofstudentswhowere 79% 76% 68%
awardedanyneedbasedaid.Excludeanyaidthatwasawardedinexcessof
needaswellasanyresourcesthatwereawardedtoreplaceEFC(PLUSloans,
unsubsidizedandprivatealternativeloans).
j)Theaveragefinancialaidpackageofthoseinlined. Excludeanyresources 17732 16081 13991
thatwereawardedtoreplaceEFC(PLUSloans,unsubsidizedloansand
privatealternativeloans).
10733 9941 7963
k)Averageneedbasedscholarshiporgrantawardofthoseinlinee.

l)Averageneedbasedselfhelpaward(excludingPLUSloans,unsubsidized 3571 4795 4797


loansandprivatealternativeloans)ofthoseinlinef.
m)Averageneedbasedloan(excludingPLUSloans,unsubsidizedloansand 3453 4534 4664
privatealternativeloans)ofthoseinlinefwhowereawardedaneedbased
loan.

H2A.NumberofEnrolledStudentsAwardedNonNeedBasedScholarshipsandGrants:Listthenumberofdegreeseekingfull
timeandlessthanfulltimeundergraduateswhohadnofinancialneedandwhowereawardedinstitutionalnonneedbased
scholarshiporgrantaid.NumbersshouldreflectthecohortawardedthedollarsreportedinH1.Note:Inthechartbelow,students
maybecountedinmorethanonerow,andfulltimefreshmenshouldalsobecountedasfulltimeundergraduates.

FirsttimeFull Fulltime LessthanFull

timeFreshmen Undergrad timeUndergrad


n)Numberofstudentsinlineawhohadnofinancialneedwhowere 140 445 33
awardedinstitutionalnonneedbasedscholarshiporgrantaid(excludethose
receivingathleticawardsandtuitionbenefits).
o)Averagedollaramountofinstitutionalnonneedbasedscholarshipor 1488 1226 1343
grantaidawardedtostudentsinlinen.
p)Numberofstudentsinlineawhowereawardedaninstitutionalnonneed 12 35 1
basedathleticgrantorscholarship.
q)Averagedollaramountofinstitutionalnonneedbasedathletic 1833 2939 1750
scholarshipsandgrantsawardedtostudentsinlinep.

H3.IncorporatedintoH1above.

NOTE:GraduatesandloantypestoincludeandexcludeinCDSH4,H4a,H5andH5aarelistedbelow.

Include:
*2014undergraduateclasswhograduatedbetweenJuly1,2013andJune30,2014whostartedatyourinstitutionasfirsttime
students,andreceivedabachelor'sdegreebetweenJuly1,2013andJune30,2014.
*Onlyloansmadetostudentswhoborrowedwhileenrolledatyourinstitution.
*Cosignedloans.

Exclude:
*Thosewhotransferredin.
*Moneyborrowedatotherinstitutions.

H4.Providethepercentageoftheclass(definedabove)whoborrowedatanytimethroughanyloanprograms(institutional,state,
FederalPerkins,FederalStaffordSubsidizedandUnsubsidized,privateloans)thatwerecertifiedbyyourinstitution,etc.;exclude
parentloans).IncludebothFederalDirectStudentLoansandFederalFamilyEducationLoans._66_%

H4a.Providethepercentageoftheclass(definedabove)whoborrowedatanytimethroughfederalloanprogramsFederal
Perkins,FederalStaffordSubsidizedandUnsubsidized.IncludebothFederalDirectStudentLoansandFederalFamilyEducation
Loans.NOTE:excludeallinstitutional,state,privatealternativeloansandparentloans._64_%

H5.ReporttheaverageperundergraduateborrowercumulativeprincipalborrowedofthoseinlineH4.$___3314____

H5a.Reporttheaverageperundergraduateborrowercumulativeprincipalborrowed,ofthoseinH4a,throughfederalloan
programsFederalPerkins,FederalStaffordSubsidizedandUnsubsidized.IncludebothFederalDirectStudentLoansandFederal
FamilyEducationLoans.ThesearelistedinlineH4a.NOTE:excludeallinstitutional,state,privatealternativeloansandexclude
parentloans.$_3194_____

AIDTOUNDERGRADUATEDEGREESEEKINGNONRESIDENTALIENS
Note:ReportnumbersanddollaramountsforthesameacademicyearcheckedinItemH1.

H6.Indicateyourinstitution'spolicyregardinginstitutionalscholarshipandgrantaidforundergraduatedegreeseeking
nonresidentaliens.

Institutionalneedbasedscholarshiporgrantaidisavailable
Institutionalnonneedbasedscholarshiporgrantaidisavailable
X Institutionalscholarshipandgrantaidisnot available

Ifinstitutionalfinancialaidisavailableforundergraduatedegreeseekingnonresidentaliens,providethenumberofundergraduate
degreeseekingnonresidentalienswhowereawardedneedbasedornonneedbasedaid:

Averagedollaramountofinstitutionalfinancialaidawardedtoundergraduatedegreeseekingnonresidentaliens:
Totaldollaramountofinstitutionalfinancialaidawardedtoundergraduatedegreeseekingnonresidentaliens:$

H7.Checkoffallfinancialaidformsnonresidentalienfirstyearfinancialaidapplicantsmustsubmit:

Institutionsownfinancialaidform
CSS/FinancialAidPROFILE
InternationalStudentsFinancialAidApplication
InternationalStudentsCertificationofFinances
X Other:ScholarshipApplicationForm

ProcessforFirstYear/FreshmenStudents

H8.Checkoffallfinancialaidformsdomesticfirstyear(freshman)financialaidapplicantsmustsubmit:

X FAFSA
Institutionsownfinancialaidform
CSS/FinancialAidPROFILE
Stateaidform
NoncustodialPROFILE
Business/FarmSupplement
X Other:ScholarshipApplicationForm

H9.Indicatefilingdatesforfirstyear(freshman)students:

Prioritydateforfilingrequiredfinancialaidforms: March2
Deadlineforfilingrequiredfinancialaidforms:
Nodeadlineforfilingrequiredforms(applicationsprocessedonarollingbasis): X

H10.Indicatenotificationdatesforfirstyear(freshman)students:

Studentsnotifiedonorabout(date)
Studentsnotifiedonarollingbasis Yes,startingMarch2nd

H11.Indicatereplydates:
Studentsmustreplyby(date):________orwithin____weeksofnotification.

TYPESOFAIDAVAILABLE

Pleasecheckoffalltypesofaidavailableatyourinstitution:

H12.Loans

FEDERALDIRECTSTUDENTLOANPROGRAM(DIRECTLOAN)
X DirectSubsidizedStaffordLoans
X DirectUnsubsidizedStaffordLoans
X DirectPLUSLoans
FEDERALFAMILYEDUCATIONLOANPROGRAM(FFEL)
FFELSubsidizedStaffordLoans
FFELUnsubsidizedStaffordLoans
FFELPLUSLoans
OTHERPROGRAMS
X FederalPerkinsLoans
FederalNursingLoans
StateLoans
X College/universityloansfrominstitutionalfunds
Other(specify):

H13.ScholarshipsandGrants

NEEDBASED:
X FederalPell
X SEOG
X Statescholarships/grants
X Privatescholarships
X College/universityscholarshiporgrantaidfrominstitutionalfunds
UnitedNegroCollegeFund
FederalNursingScholarship
Other(specify):

H14.Checkoffcriteriausedinawardinginstitutionalaid.Checkallthatapply.

NONNEED NEEDBASED CRITERIA


X X Academics
Alumniaffiliation
X Art
X Athletics
Jobskills
ROTC
X Leadership
X X MinorityStatus
X Music/drama
X Religiousaffiliation
X State/districtresidency

H15.Ifyourinstitutionhasrecentlyimplementedanymajorfinancialaidpolicy,program,orinitiativetomakeyourinstitution
moreaffordabletoincomingstudentssuchasreplacingloanswithgrants,orwaivingcostsforfamiliesbelowacertainincome
levelpleaseprovidedetailsbelow:________________________________________________


I.INSTRUCTIONALFACULTYANDCLASSSIZE

I1.PleasereportnumberofinstructionalfacultymembersineachcategoryforFall2014.Includefacultywhoareonyour
institutionspayrollonthecensusdateyourinstitutionusesforIPEDS/AAUP.

ThefollowingdefinitionoffulltimeinstructionalfacultyisusedbytheAmericanAssociationofUniversityProfessors(AAUP)inits
annualFacultyCompensationSurvey(theparttimedefinitionsarenotusedbyAAUP).InstructionalFacultyisdefinedasthose
membersoftheinstructionalresearchstaffwhosemajorregularassignmentisinstruction,includingthosewithreleasedtimefor
research.Usethechartbelowtodetermineinclusionsandexclusions:

Fulltime Parttime
(a)instructionalfacultyinpreclinicalandclinicalmedicine,facultywhoarenotpaid(e.g., Exclude Includeonlyifthey
thosewhodonatetheirservicesorareinthemilitary),orresearchonlyfaculty,post teachoneormorenon
doctoralfellows,orpredoctoralfellows clinicalcreditcourses
(b)administrativeofficerswithtitlessuchasdeanofstudents,librarian,registrar,coach, Exclude Includeiftheyteachone
andthelike,eventhoughtheymaydevotepartoftheirtimetoclassroominstruction ormorenonclinical
andmayhavefacultystatus creditcourses
(c)otheradministrators/staffwhoteachoneormorenonclinicalcreditcourseseven Exclude Include
thoughtheydonothavefacultystatus
(d)undergraduateorgraduatestudentswhoassistintheinstructionofcourses,but Exclude Exclude
havetitlessuchasteachingassistant,teachingfellow,andthelike
(e)facultyonsabbaticalorleavewithpay Include Exclude
(f)facultyonleavewithoutpay Exclude Exclude
(g)replacementfacultyforfacultyonsabbaticalleaveorleavewithpay Exclude Include

Definitions:
Fulltimeinstructionalfaculty:facultyemployedonafulltimebasisforinstruction(includingthosewithreleasedtimeforresearch)

Parttimeinstructionalfaculty:Adjunctsandotherinstructorsbeingpaidsolelyforparttimeclassroominstruction.Alsoincludes
fulltimefacultyteachinglessthantwosemesters,threequarters,twotrimesters,ortwofourmonthsessions.Employeeswhoare
notconsideredfulltimeinstructionalfacultybutwhoteachoneormorenonclinicalcreditcoursesmaybecountedasparttime
faculty.

Minorityfaculty:includesfacultywhodesignatethemselvesasBlack,nonHispanic;AmericanIndianorAlaskaNative;Asian,Native
HawaiianorotherPacificIslander,orHispanic.

Doctorate:includessuchdegreesasDoctorofPhilosophy,DoctorofEducation,DoctorofJuridicalScience,andDoctorofPublic
Healthinanyfieldsuchasarts,sciences,education,engineering,business,andpublicadministration(e.g.,Ph.D.,Ed.Dineducation,
DMAinmusicalarts,DBAinbusinessadministration,D.EngorDESinengineering).

Firstprofessional:includesthefieldsofdentistry(DDSorDMD),medicine(MD),optometry(OD),osteopathicmedicine(DO),
pharmacy(DPharmorBPharm),podiatricmedicine(DPM),veterinarymedicine(DVM),chiropractic(DCorDCM),law(JD)and
theologicalprofessions(MDiv,MHL).

Terminalmaster'sdegree:amastersdegreethatisconsideredthehighestdegreeinafield:example,M.Arch(inarchitecture)and
MFA(masteroffineartsinartortheater).

Fall2016 Fulltime Parttime Total


A.Totalnumberofinstructionalfaculty 507 489 996
B.Totalnumberwhoaremembersofminoritygroups 88 55 143
C.Totalnumberwhoarewomen 239 265 504
D.Totalnumberwhoaremen 269 224 493
E.Totalnumberwhoarenonresidentaliens(international) 70 23 93
F.Totalnumberwithdoctorateorotherterminaldegree 430 148 578
G.Totalnumberwhosehighestdegreeisamastersbutnotaterminalmasters 56 240 296
H.Totalnumberwhosehighestdegreeisabachelors 15 88 103
I.Totalnumberwhosehighestdegreeisunknownorother(Note:ItemsF,G,H,
5 10 15
andImustsumuptoitemA)
J.Totalnumberinstandalonegraduate/professionalprogramsinwhichfaculty
0 0 0
teachvirtuallyonlygraduatelevelstudents

I2.Fall2016StudenttoFacultyRatio
ReporttheFall2016ratiooffulltimeequivalentstudents(fulltimeplus1/3parttime)tofulltimeequivalentinstructionalfaculty
(fulltimeplus1/3parttime).Intheratiocalculations,excludebothfacultyandstudentsinstandalonegraduateorprofessional
programssuchasmedicine,law,veterinary,dentistry,socialwork,business,orpublichealthinwhichfacultyteachvirtuallyonly
graduatelevelstudents.Donotcountundergraduateorgraduatestudentteachingassistantsasfaculty.

Fall2016StudenttoFacultyratio:24:1_(basedon16,395_FTEstudentsand653_FTEfaculty)

I3.Fall2016UndergraduateClassSize
Inthetablebelow,pleaseusethefollowingdefinitionstoreportinformationaboutthesizeofclassesandclasssectionsofferedin
theFall2016term.

ClassSections:Aclasssectionisanorganizedcourseofferedforcredit,identifiedbydisciplineandnumber,meetingatastatedtime
ortimesinaclassroomorsimilarsetting,andnotasubsectionsuchasalaboratoryordiscussionsession.Undergraduateclass
sectionsaredefinedasanysectionsinwhichatleastonedegreeseekingundergraduatestudentisenrolledforcredit.Exclude
distancelearningclassesandnoncreditclassesandindividualinstructionsuchasdissertationorthesisresearch,musicinstruction,or
onetoonereadings.Excludestudentsinindependentstudy,cooperativeprograms,internships,foreignlanguagetapedtutor
sessions,practicums,andallstudentsinoneononeclasses.Eachclasssectionshouldbecountedonlyonceandshouldnotbe
duplicatedbecauseofcoursecatalogcrosslistings.

ClassSubsections:Aclasssubsectionincludesanysubsectionofacourse,suchaslaboratory,recitation,anddiscussionsubsections
thataresupplementaryinnatureandarescheduledtomeetseparatelyfromthelectureportionofthecourse.Undergraduate
subsectionsaredefinedasanysubsectionsofcoursesinwhichdegreeseekingundergraduatestudentsenrolledforcredit.Asabove,
excludenoncreditclassesandindividualinstructionsuchasdissertationorthesisresearch,musicinstruction,oronetoone
readings.Eachclasssubsectionshouldbecountedonlyonceandshouldnotbeduplicatedbecauseofcrosslistings.

Usingtheabovedefinitions,pleasereportforeachofthefollowingclasssizeintervalsthenumberofclasssectionsandclass
subsectionsofferedinFall2016.Forexample,alectureclasswith800studentswhometatanothertimein40separatelabswith20
studentsshouldbecountedonceinthe"100+"columnintheclasssectioncolumnand40timesunderthe"2029"columnofthe
classsubsectionstable.

NumberofClassSectionsandSubsectionswithUndergraduatesEnrolledFall2016.

29 1019 2029 3039 4049 5099 100+ Total


CLASSSECTIONS 167 345 507 440 278 207 88 2,032
CLASSSUBSECTIONS 40 200 375 119 32 51 32 849


J.DEGREESCONFERRED

DegreesconferredbetweenJuly1,2013andJune30,2014

Foreachofthefollowingdisciplineareas,providethepercentageofdiplomas/certificates,associate,andbachelorsdegrees
awarded.Todeterminethepercentage,usemajors,notheadcount(e.g.,studentswithonedegreebutadoublemajorwillbe
representedtwice).CalculatethepercentagefromyourinstitutionsIPEDSCompletionsbyusingthesumof1stand2ndmajorsfor
eachCIPcodeasthenumeratorandthesumoftheGrandTotalby1stMajorsandtheGrandTotalby2ndmajorasthedenominator.
Ifyouprefer,youcancomputethepercentagesusing1stmajorsonly.

CIP2010Categoriesto
Category Bachelors(%)
Include
Agriculture 179 1
Naturalresourcesandconservation 27 3
Architecture 4
Area,ethnic,andgenderstudies 32 5
Communication/journalism 146 9
Communicationtechnologies 10
Computerandinformationsciences 111 11
Personalandculinaryservices 12
Education 99 13
Engineering 186 14
Engineeringtechnologies 92 15
Foreignlanguages,literatures,andlinguistics 48 16
Familyandconsumersciences 19
Law/legalstudies 22
English 132 23
Liberalarts/generalstudies 165 24
Libraryscience 25
Biological/lifesciences 91 26
Mathematicsandstatistics 17 27
Militaryscienceandmilitarytechnologies 28and29
Interdisciplinarystudies 10 30
Parksandrecreation 334 31
Philosophyandreligiousstudies 12 38
Theologyandreligiousvocations 39
Physicalsciences 31 40
Sciencetechnologies 41
Psychology 284 42
HomelandSecurity,lawenforcement,firefighting,andprotectiveservices 139 43
Publicadministrationandsocialservices 75 44
Socialsciences 369 45
Constructiontrades 46
Mechanicandrepairtechnologies 47
Precisionproduction 48
Transportationandmaterialsmoving 49
Visualandperformingarts 225 50
Healthprofessionsandrelatedprograms 372 51
Business/marketing 613 52
History 39 54
Other
TOTAL 1249%

Maintainedby:LynnAbbiati
October15,2016
EMail:labbiati@csuchico.edu


CommonDataSetDefinitions

AlldefinitionsrelatedtothefinancialaidsectionappearattheendoftheDefinitionsdocument.
Itemsprecededbyanasterisk(*)representdefinitionsagreedtoamongpublisherswhichdonotappearontheCDSdocument
butmaybepresentonindividualpublisherssurveys.

*Academicadvisement:Planunderwhicheachstudentisassignedtoafacultymemberoratrainedadviser,who,throughregular
meetings,helpsthestudentplanandimplementimmediateandlongtermacademicandvocationalgoals.

Acceleratedprogram:Completionofacollegeprogramofstudyinfewerthantheusualnumberofyears,mostoftenbyattending
summersessionsandcarryingextracoursesduringtheregularacademicterm.
Admittedstudent:Applicantwhoisofferedadmissiontoadegreegrantingprogramatyourinstitution.

*Adultstudentservices:Admissionassistance,support,orientation,andotherservicesexpresslyforadultswhohavestartedcollege
forthefirsttime,orwhoarereenteringafteralapseofafewyears.

AmericanIndianorAlaskaNative:ApersonhavingoriginsinanyoftheoriginalpeoplesofNorthandSouthAmerica(including
CentralAmerica)whomaintainsculturalidentificationthroughtribalaffiliationorcommunityrecognition.
Applicant(firsttime,firstyear):Anindividualwhohasfulfilledtheinstitutionsrequirementstobeconsideredforadmission
(includingpaymentorwaivingoftheapplicationfee,ifany)andwhohasbeennotifiedofoneofthefollowingactions:admission,
nonadmission,placementonwaitinglist,orapplicationwithdrawn(byapplicantorinstitution).
Applicationfee:Thatamountofmoneythataninstitutionchargesforprocessingastudentsapplicationforacceptance.This
amountisnotcreditabletowardtuitionandrequiredfees,norisitrefundableifthestudentisnotadmittedtotheinstitution.
AsianorPacificIslander:ApersonhavingoriginsinanyoftheoriginalpeoplesoftheFarEast,SoutheastAsia,theIndian
Subcontinent,orPacificIslands.ThisincludespeoplefromChina,Japan,Korea,thePhilippineIslands,AmericanSamoa,India,and
Vietnam.
Associatedegree:Anawardthatnormallyrequiresatleasttwobutlessthanfouryearsoffulltimeequivalentcollegework.
Bachelorsdegree:Anaward(baccalaureateorequivalentdegree,asdeterminedbytheSecretaryoftheU.S.Departmentof
Education)thatnormallyrequiresatleastfouryearsbutnotmorethanfiveyearsoffulltimeequivalentcollegelevelwork.This
includesALLbachelorsdegreesconferredinafiveyearcooperative(workstudyplan)program.(Acooperativeplanprovidesfor
alternateclassattendanceandemploymentinbusiness,industry,orgovernment;thus,itallowsstudentstocombineactualwork
experiencewiththeircollegestudies.)Also,itincludesbachelorsdegreesinwhichthenormalfouryearsofworkarecompletedin
threeyears.
Black,nonHispanic:ApersonhavingoriginsinanyoftheblackracialgroupsofAfrica(exceptthoseofHispanicorigin).
Board(charges):Assumeaveragecostfor19mealsperweekorthemaximummealplan.
Booksandsupplies(costs):Averagecostofbooksandsupplies.Donotincludeunusualcostsforspecialgroupsofstudents(e.g.,
engineeringorartmajors),unlesstheyconstitutethemajorityofstudentsatyourinstitution.
Calendarsystem:Themethodbywhichaninstitutionstructuresmostofitscoursesfortheacademicyear.
CampusMinistry:Religiousstudentorganizations(denominationalornondenominational)devotedtofosteringreligiouslifeon
collegecampuses.MayalsorefertoCampusCrusadeforChrist,aninterdenominationalChristianorganization.

*Careerandplacementservices:Arangeofservices,including(often)thefollowing:coordinationofvisitsofemployerstocampus;
aptitudeandvocationaltesting;interestinventories,personalcounseling;helpinresumewriting,interviewing,launchingthejob
search;listingsforthosestudentsdesiringemploymentandthoseseekingpermanentpositions;establishmentofapermanent
referencefolder;careerresourcematerials.

Carnegieunits:Oneyearofstudyortheequivalentinasecondaryschoolsubject.
Certificate:SeePostsecondaryaward,certificate,ordiploma.
Classrank:Therelativenumericalpositionofastudentinhisorhergraduatingclass,calculatedbythehighschoolonthebasisof
gradepointaverage,whetherweightedorunweighted.
Collegepreparatoryprogram:Coursesinacademicsubjects(English,historyandsocialstudies,foreignlanguages,mathematics,
science,andthearts)thatstresspreparationforcollegeoruniversitystudy.
CommonApplication:ThestandardapplicationformdistributedbytheNationalAssociationofSecondarySchoolPrincipalsfora
largenumberofprivatecollegeswhoaremembersoftheCommonApplicationGroup.
*Communityserviceprogram:Referralcenterforstudentswishingtoperformvolunteerworkinthecommunityorparticipatein
volunteeractivitiescoordinatedbyacademicdepartments.

Commuter:Astudentwholivesoffcampusinhousingthatisnotownedby,operatedby,oraffiliatedwiththecollege.Thiscategory
includesstudentswhocommutefromhomeandstudentswhohavemovedtotheareatoattendcollege.
Contacthour:Aunitofmeasurethatrepresentsanhourofscheduledinstructiongiventostudents.Alsoreferredtoasclockhour.
Continuousbasis(forprogramenrollment):Acalendarsystemclassificationthatisusedbyinstitutionsthatenrollstudentsatany
timeduringtheacademicyear.Forexample,acosmetologyschoolorawordprocessingschoolmightallowstudentstoenrolland
beginstudiesatvarioustimes,withnorequirementthatclassesbeginonacertaindate.
Cooperativeeducationprogram:Aprogramthatprovidesforalternateclassattendanceandemploymentinbusiness,industry,or
government.
Cooperativehousing:Collegeowned,operated,oraffiliatedhousinginwhichstudentsshareroomandboardexpensesand
participateinhouseholdchorestoreducelivingexpenses.
*Counselingservice:Activitiesdesignedtoassiststudentsinmakingplansanddecisionsrelatedtotheireducation,career,or
personaldevelopment.
Credit:Recognitionofattendanceorperformanceinaninstructionalactivity(courseorprogram)thatcanbeappliedbyarecipient
towardtherequirementsforadegree,diploma,certificate,orotherformalaward.
Creditcourse:Acoursethat,ifsuccessfullycompleted,canbeappliedtowardthenumberofcoursesrequiredforachievinga
degree,diploma,certificate,orotherformalaward.
Credithour:Aunitofmeasurerepresentinganhour(50minutes)ofinstructionovera15weekperiodinasemesterortrimester
systemora10weekperiodinaquartersystem.Itisappliedtowardthetotalnumberofhoursneededforcompletingthe
requirementsofadegree,diploma,certificate,orotherformalaward.
Crossregistration:Asystemwherebystudentsenrolledatoneinstitutionmaytakecoursesatanotherinstitutionwithouthavingto
applytothesecondinstitution.
Deferredadmission:Thepracticeofpermittingadmittedstudentstopostponeenrollment,usuallyforaperiodofoneacademic
termoroneyear.
Degree:Anawardconferredbyacollege,university,orotherpostsecondaryeducationinstitutionasofficialrecognitionforthe
successfulcompletionofaprogramofstudies.
Degreeseekingstudents:Studentsenrolledincoursesforcreditwhoarerecognizedbytheinstitutionasseekingadegreeorformal
award.Attheundergraduatelevel,thisisintendedtoincludestudentsenrolledinvocationaloroccupationalprograms.
Differsbyprogram(calendarsystem):Acalendarsystemclassificationthatisusedbyinstitutionsthathaveoccupational/vocational
programsofvaryinglength.Theseschoolsmayenrollstudentsatspecifictimesdependingontheprogramdesired.Forexample,a
schoolmightofferatwomonthprograminJanuary,March,May,September,andNovember;andathreemonthprogramin
January,April,andOctober.
Diploma:SeePostsecondaryaward,certificate,ordiploma.
Distancelearning:Anoptionforearningcoursecreditatoffcampuslocationsviacabletelevision,internet,satelliteclasses,
videotapes,correspondencecourses,orothermeans.
Doctorsdegreeresearch/scholarship:APh.D.orotherdoctor'sdegreethatrequiresadvancedworkbeyondthemasterslevel,
includingthepreparationanddefenseofadissertationbasedonoriginalresearch,ortheplanningandexecutionofanoriginal
projectdemonstratingsubstantialartisticorscholarlyachievement.SomeexamplesofthistypeofdegreemayincludeEd.D.,D.M.A.,
D.B.A.,D.Sc.,D.A.,orD.M,andothers,asdesignatedbytheawardinginstitution.
Doctorsdegreeprofessionalpractice:Adoctorsdegreethatisconferreduponcompletionofaprogramprovidingtheknowledge
andskillsfortherecognition,credential,orlicenserequiredforprofessionalpractice.Thedegreeisawardedafteraperiodofstudy
suchthatthetotaltimetothedegree,includingbothpreprofessionalandprofessionalpreparation,equalsatleastsixfulltime
equivalentacademicyears.Someofthesedegreeswereformerlyclassifiedasfirstprofessionalandmayinclude:Chiropractic
(D.C.orD.C.M.);Dentistry(D.D.S.orD.M.D.);Law(L.L.B.orJ.D.);Medicine(M.D.);Optometry(O.D.);OsteopathicMedicine(D.O);
Pharmacy(Pharm.D.);Podiatry(D.P.M.,Pod.D.,D.P.);or,VeterinaryMedicine(D.V.M.),andothers,asdesignatedbytheawarding
institution.
Doctorsdegreeother:Adoctorsdegreethatdoesnotmeetthedefinitionofadoctorsdegreeresearch/scholarshiporadoctors
degreeprofessionalpractice.
Doublemajor:Programinwhichstudentsmaycompletetwoundergraduateprogramsofstudysimultaneously.
Dualenrollment:Aprogramthroughwhichhighschoolstudentsmayenrollincollegecourseswhilestillenrolledinhighschool.
Studentsarenotrequiredtoapplyforadmissiontothecollegeinordertoparticipate.
Earlyactionplan:Anadmissionplanthatallowsstudentstoapplyandbenotifiedofanadmissiondecisionwellinadvanceofthe
regularnotificationdates.Ifadmitted,thecandidateisnotcommittedtoenroll;thestudentmayreplytotheofferunderthe
collegesregularreplypolicy.
Earlyadmission:Apolicyunderwhichstudentswhohavenotcompletedhighschoolareadmittedandenrollfulltimeincollege,
usuallyaftercompletionoftheirjunioryear.
Earlydecisionplan:Aplanthatpermitsstudentstoapplyandbenotifiedofanadmissiondecision(andfinancialaidofferif
applicable)wellinadvanceoftheregularnotificationdate.Applicantsagreetoacceptanofferofadmissionand,ifadmitted,to
withdrawtheirapplicationsfromothercolleges.Therearethreepossibledecisionsforearlydecisionapplicants:admitted,denied,
ornotadmittedbutforwardedforconsiderationwiththeregularapplicantpool,withoutprejudice.
EnglishasaSecondLanguage(ESL):AcourseofstudydesignedspecificallyforstudentswhosenativelanguageisnotEnglish.
Exchangestudentprogramdomestic:Anyarrangementbetweenastudentandacollegethatpermitsstudyforasemesterormore
atanothercollegeintheUnitedStateswithoutextendingtheamountoftimerequiredforadegree.SeealsoStudyabroad.
Externaldegreeprogram:Aprogramofstudyinwhichstudentsearncreditstowardadegreethroughindependentstudy,college
courses,proficiencyexaminations,andpersonalexperience.Externaldegreeprogramsrequireminimalornoclassroomattendance.
Extracurricularactivities(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationintheadmissionsprocessgivenforparticipationinbothschool
andnonschoolrelatedactivitiesofinteresttothecollege,suchasclubs,hobbies,studentgovernment,athletics,performingarts,
etc.
Firsttimestudent:Astudentattendinganyinstitutionforthefirsttimeatthelevelenrolled.Includesstudentsenrolledinthefall
termwhoattendedapostsecondaryinstitutionforthefirsttimeatthesamelevelinthepriorsummerterm.Alsoincludesstudents
whoenteredwithadvancedstanding(collegecreditearnedbeforegraduationfromhighschool).
Firsttime,firstyear(freshman)student:Astudentattendinganyinstitutionforthefirsttimeattheundergraduatelevel.Includes
studentsenrolledinthefalltermwhoattendedcollegeforthefirsttimeinthepriorsummerterm.Alsoincludesstudentswho
enteredwithadvancedstanding(collegecreditsearnedbeforegraduationfromhighschool).
Firstyearstudent:Astudentwhohascompletedlessthantheequivalentof1fullyearofundergraduatework;thatis,lessthan30
semesterhours(ina120hourdegreeprogram)orlessthan900contacthours.
Freshman:Afirstyearundergraduatestudent.
*Freshman/newstudentorientation:Orientationaddressingtheacademic,social,emotional,andintellectualissuesinvolvedin
beginningcollege.Maybeafewhoursorafewdaysinlength;atsomecolleges,thereisafee.

Fulltimestudent(undergraduate):Astudentenrolledfor12ormoresemestercredits,12ormorequartercredits,or24ormore
contacthoursaweekeachterm.
Geographicalresidence(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationintheadmissionprocessgiventostudentsfromaparticular
region,state,orcountryofresidence.
Gradepointaverage(academichighschoolGPA):Thesumofgradepointsastudenthasearnedinsecondaryschooldividedbythe
numberofcoursestaken.ThemostcommonsystemofassigningnumberstogradescountsfourpointsforanA,threepointsforaB,
twopointsforaC,onepointforaD,andnopointsforanEorF.UnweightedGPAsassignthesameweighttoeachcourse.
Weightinggivesstudentsadditionalpointsfortheirgradesinadvancedorhonorscourses.
Graduatestudent:Astudentwhoholdsabachelorsorequivalent,andistakingcoursesatthepostbaccalaureatelevel.
*Healthservices:Freeorlowcostoncampusprimaryandpreventivehealthcareavailabletostudents.
Highschooldiplomaorrecognizedequivalent:Adocumentcertifyingthesuccessfulcompletionofaprescribedsecondaryschool
programofstudies,ortheattainmentofsatisfactoryscoresontheTestsofGeneralEducationalDevelopment(GED),oranother
statespecifiedexamination.
Hispanic:ApersonofMexican,PuertoRican,Cuban,CentralorSouthAmerican,orotherSpanishcultureororigin,regardlessof
race.
Honorsprogram:Anyspecialprogramforveryablestudentsofferingtheopportunityforeducationalenrichment,independent
study,acceleration,orsomecombinationofthese.
Independentstudy:Academicworkchosenordesignedbythestudentwiththeapprovalofthedepartmentconcerned,underan
instructorssupervision,andusuallyundertakenoutsideoftheregularclassroomstructure.
Instatetuition:Thetuitionchargedbyinstitutionstothosestudentswhomeetthestatesorinstitutionsresidencyrequirements.
Internationalstudent:SeeNonresidentalien.
Internationalstudentgroup:Studentgroupsthatfacilitateculturaldialogue,supportadiversecampus,assistinternationalstudents
inacclimationandcreatingasocialnetwork.

Internship:Anyshortterm,supervisedworkexperienceusuallyrelatedtoastudentsmajorfield,forwhichthestudentearns
academiccredit.Theworkcanbefullorparttime,onoroffcampus,paidorunpaid.
*Learningcenter:Centerofferingassistancethroughtutors,workshops,computerprograms,oraudiovisualequipmentinreading,
writing,math,andskillssuchastakingnotes,managingtime,takingtests.

*Legalservices:Freeorlowcostlegaladviceforarangeofissues(personalandother).

Liberalarts/careercombination:Programinwhichastudentearnsundergraduatedegreesintwoseparatefields,oneinaliberal
artsmajorandtheotherinaprofessionalorspecializedmajor,whetheroncampusorthroughcrossregistration.
Master'sdegree:Anawardthatrequiresthesuccessfulcompletionofaprogramofstudyofgenerallyoneortwofulltime
equivalentacademicyearsofworkbeyondthebachelor'sdegree.Someofthesedegrees,suchasthoseinTheology(M.Div.,
M.H.L./Rav)thatwereformerlyclassifiedas"firstprofessional",mayrequiremorethantwofulltimeequivalentacademicyearsof
work.
Minorityaffiliation(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationintheadmissionprocessformembersofdesignatedracial/ethnic
minoritygroups.
*Minoritystudentcenter:Centerwithprograms,activities,and/orservicesintendedtoenhancethecollegeexperienceofstudents
ofcolor.

ModelUnitedNations:Asimulationactivityfocusingonconflictresolution,globalization,anddiplomacy.Assumingrolesasforeign
ambassadorsanddelegates,studentsconductresearch,engageindebate,draftresolutions,andmayparticipateinanational
ModelUNconference.

Nonresidentalien:ApersonwhoisnotacitizenornationaloftheUnitedStatesandwhoisinthiscountryonavisaortemporary
basisanddoesnothavetherighttoremainindefinitely.
*Oncampusdaycare:Licenseddaycareforstudentschildren(usuallyage3andup);usuallyforafee.

Openadmission:AdmissionpolicyunderwhichvirtuallyallsecondaryschoolgraduatesorstudentswithGEDequivalencydiplomas
areadmittedwithoutregardtoacademicrecord,testscores,orotherqualifications.
Otherexpenses(costs):Includeaveragecostsforclothing,laundry,entertainment,medical(ifnotarequiredfee),andfurnishings.
Outofstatetuition:Thetuitionchargedbyinstitutionstothosestudentswhodonotmeettheinstitutionsorstatesresidency
requirements.
Parttimestudent(undergraduate):Astudentenrolledforfewerthan12creditspersemesterorquarter,orfewerthan24contact
hoursaweekeachterm.
*Personalcounseling:Oneononeorgroupcounselingwithtrainedprofessionalsforstudentswhowanttoexplorepersonal,
educational,orvocationalissues.
Postbaccalaureatecertificate:Anawardthatrequirescompletionofanorganizedprogramofstudyrequiring18credithours
beyondthebachelors;designedforpersonswhohavecompletedabaccalaureatedegreebutdonotmeettherequirementsof
academicdegreescarryingthetitleofmaster.
Postmasterscertificate:Anawardthatrequirescompletionofanorganizedprogramofstudyof24credithoursbeyondthe
mastersdegreebutdoesnotmeettherequirementsofacademicdegreesatthedoctorallevel.
Postsecondaryaward,certificate,ordiploma:IncludesthefollowingthreeIPEDSdefinitionsforpostsecondaryawards,certificates,
anddiplomasofvaryingdurationsandcredit/contacthourrequirements

LessThan1AcademicYear:Requirescompletionofanorganizedprogramofstudyatthepostsecondarylevel(belowthe
baccalaureatedegree)inlessthan1academicyear(2semestersor3quarters)orinlessthan900contacthoursbya
studentenrolledfulltime.

AtLeast1ButLessThan2AcademicYears:Requirescompletionofanorganizedprogramofstudyatthepostsecondary
level(belowthebaccalaureatedegree)inatleast1butlessthan2fulltimeequivalentacademicyears,ordesignedfor
completioninatleast30butlessthan60credithours,orinatleast900butlessthan1,800contacthours.

AtLeast2ButLessThan4AcademicYears:Requirescompletionofanorganizedprogramofstudyatthepostsecondary
level(belowthebaccalaureatedegree)inatleast2butlessthan4fulltimeequivalentacademicyears,ordesignedfor
completioninatleast60butlessthan120credithours,orinatleast1,800butlessthan3,600contacthours.

Privateinstitution:Aneducationalinstitutioncontrolledbyaprivateindividual(s)orbyanongovernmentalagency,usually
supportedprimarilybyotherthanpublicfunds,andoperatedbyotherthanpubliclyelectedorappointedofficials.
Privateforprofitinstitution:Aprivateinstitutioninwhichtheindividual(s)oragencyincontrolreceivescompensation,otherthan
wages,rent,orotherexpensesfortheassumptionofrisk.
Privatenonprofitinstitution:Aprivateinstitutioninwhichtheindividual(s)oragencyincontrolreceivesnocompensation,other
thanwages,rent,orotherexpensesfortheassumptionofrisk.Theseincludebothindependentnonprofitschoolsandthose
affiliatedwithareligiousorganization.
Proprietaryinstitution:SeePrivateforprofitinstitution.
Publicinstitution:Aneducationalinstitutionwhoseprogramsandactivitiesareoperatedbypubliclyelectedorappointedschool
officials,andwhichissupportedprimarilybypublicfunds.
Quartercalendarsystem:Acalendarsysteminwhichtheacademicyearconsistsofthreesessionscalledquartersofabout12weeks
each.Therangemaybefrom10to15weeks.Theremaybeanadditionalquarterinthesummer.
Race/ethnicity:Categoryusedtodescribegroupstowhichindividualsbelong,identifywith,orbelongintheeyesofthecommunity.
Thecategoriesdonotdenotescientificdefinitionsofanthropologicalorigins.Apersonmaybecountedinonlyonegroup.
Race/ethnicityunknown:Categoryusedtoclassifystudentsoremployeeswhoserace/ethnicityisnotknownandwhominstitutions
areunabletoplaceinoneofthespecifiedracial/ethniccategories.
Religiousaffiliation/commitment(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationgivenintheadmissionprocessforaffiliationwitha
certainchurchorfaith/religion,commitmenttoareligiousvocation,orobservanceofcertainreligioustenets/lifestyle.
*Religiouscounseling:Oneononeorgroupcounselingwithtrainedprofessionalsforstudentswhowanttoexplorereligious
problemsorissues.

*Remedialservices:Instructionalcoursesdesignedforstudentsdeficientinthegeneralcompetenciesnecessaryforaregular
postsecondarycurriculumandeducationalsetting.
Requiredfees:Fixedsumchargedtostudentsforitemsnotcoveredbytuitionandrequiredofsuchalargeproportionofallstudents
thatthestudentwhodoesNOTpayistheexception.Donotincludeapplicationfeesoroptionalfeessuchaslabfeesorparkingfees.
Residentalienorothereligiblenoncitizen:ApersonwhoisnotacitizenornationaloftheUnitedStatesandwhohasbeen
admittedasalegalimmigrantforthepurposeofobtainingpermanentresidentalienstatus(andwhoholdseitheranalien
registrationcard[FormI551orI151],aTemporaryResidentCard[FormI688],oranArrivalDepartureRecord[FormI94]witha
notationthatconveyslegalimmigrantstatus,suchasSection207Refugee,Section208Asylee,ConditionalEntrantParoleeor
CubanHaitian).
Roomandboard(charges)oncampus:Assumedoubleoccupancyininstitutionalhousingand19mealsperweek(ormaximum
mealplan).
Secondaryschoolrecord(asadmissionfactor):Informationmaintainedbythesecondaryschoolthatmayincludesuchthingsasthe
studentshighschooltranscript,classrank,GPA,andteacherandcounselorrecommendations.
Semestercalendarsystem:Acalendarsystemthatconsistsoftwosemestersduringtheacademicyearwithabout16weeksfor
eachsemesterofinstruction.Theremaybeanadditionalsummersession.
Studentdesignedmajor:Aprogramofstudybasedonindividualinterests,designedwiththeassistanceofanadviser.
Studyabroad:Anyarrangementbywhichastudentcompletespartofthecollegeprogramstudyinginanothercountry.Canbeata
campusabroadorthroughacooperativeagreementwithsomeotherU.S.collegeoraninstitutionofanothercountry.
*Summersession:Asummersessionisshorterthanaregularsemesterandnotconsideredpartoftheacademicyear.Itisnotthe
thirdtermofaninstitutionoperatingonatrimestersystemorthefourthtermofaninstitutionoperatingonaquartercalendar
system.Theinstitutionmayhave2ormoresessionsoccurringinthesummermonths.Someschools,suchasvocationalandbeauty
schools,haveyearroundclasseswithnoseparatesummersession.
Talent/ability(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationgiventostudentswithdemonstratedtalent/abilitiesinareasofinterest
totheinstitution(e.g.,sports,thearts,languages,etc.).
Teachercertificationprogram:Programdesignedtopreparestudentstomeettherequirementsforcertificationasteachersin
elementary,middle/juniorhigh,andsecondaryschools.
Transferapplicant:Anindividualwhohasfulfilledtheinstitutionsrequirementstobeconsideredforadmission(includingpayment
orwaivingoftheapplicationfee,ifany)andwhohaspreviouslyattendedanothercollegeoruniversityandearnedcollegelevel
credit.

Transferstudent:Astudententeringtheinstitutionforthefirsttimebutknowntohavepreviouslyattendedapostsecondary
institutionatthesamelevel(e.g.,undergraduate).Thestudentmaytransferwithorwithoutcredit.

Transportation(costs):Assumetworoundtripstostudentshometownperyearforstudentsininstitutionalhousingordailytravel
toandfromyourinstitutionforcommuterstudents.
Trimestercalendarsystem:Anacademicyearconsistingof3termsofabout15weekseach.
Tuition:Amountofmoneychargedtostudentsforinstructionalservices.Tuitionmaybechargedperterm,percourse,orpercredit.

*Tutoring:Mayrangefromoneononetutoringinspecificsubjectstotutoringinanareasuchasmath,reading,orwriting.Most
tutorsarecollegestudents;atsomecolleges,theyarespeciallytrainedandcertified.

Unit:astandardofmeasurementrepresentinghoursofacademicinstruction(e.g.,semestercredit,quartercredit,contacthour).

Undergraduate:Astudentenrolledinafourorfiveyearbachelorsdegreeprogram,anassociatedegreeprogram,oravocational
ortechnicalprogrambelowthebaccalaureate.
*Veteranscounseling:Helpsveteransandtheirdependentsobtainbenefitsfortheirselectedprogramandprovidescertifications
totheVeteransAdministration.Mayalsoprovidepersonalcounselingonthetransitionfromthemilitarytoacivilianlife.

*Visuallyimpaired:Anypersonwhosesightlossisnotcorrectableandissufficientlysevereastoadverselyaffecteducational
performance.
Volunteerwork(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationgiventostudentsforactivitydoneonavolunteerbasis(e.g.,tutoring,
hospitalcare,workingwiththeelderlyordisabled)asaservicetothecommunityorthepublicingeneral.
Waitlist:Listofstudentswhomeettheadmissionrequirementsbutwillonlybeofferedaplaceintheclassifspacebecomes
available.
Weekendcollege:Aprogramthatallowsstudentstotakeacompletecourseofstudyandattendclassesonlyonweekends.
White,nonHispanic:ApersonhavingoriginsinanyoftheoriginalpeoplesofEurope,NorthAfrica,ortheMiddleEast(exceptthose
ofHispanicorigin).
*Womenscenter:Centerwithprograms,academicactivities,and/orservicesintendedtopromoteanunderstandingoftheevolving
rolesofwomen.

Workexperience(asadmissionfactor):Specialconsiderationgiventostudentswhohavebeenemployedpriortoapplication,
whetherforrelevancetomajor,demonstrationofemploymentrelatedskills,orasexplanationofstudentsacademicand
extracurricularrecord.
FinancialAidDefinitions

Externalscholarshipsandgrants:Scholarshipsandgrantsreceivedfromoutside(private)sourcesthatstudentsbringwiththem
(e.g.,Kiwanis,NationalMeritscholarships).Theinstitutionmayprocesspaperworktoreceivethedollars,butithasnorolein
determiningtherecipientorthedollaramountawarded.

Financialaidapplicant:Anyapplicantwhosubmitsanyoneoftheinstitutionallyrequiredfinancialaidapplications/forms,suchas
theFAFSA.

Indebtedness:Aggregatedollaramountborrowedthroughanyloanprogram(federal,state,subsidized,unsubsidized,private,etc.;
excludingparentloans)whilethestudentwasenrolledataninstitution.Studentloanscosignedbyaparentareassumedtobethe
responsibilityofthestudentandshouldbeincluded.

Institutionalscholarshipsandgrants:Endowedscholarships,annualgiftsandtuitionfundedgrantsforwhichtheinstitution
determinestherecipient.

Financialneed:Asdeterminedbyyourinstitutionusingthefederalmethodologyand/oryourinstitution'sownstandards.

Needbasedaid:Collegefundedorcollegeadministeredawardfrominstitutional,state,federal,orothersourcesforwhicha
studentmusthavefinancialneedtoqualify.Thisincludesbothinstitutionalandnoninstitutionalstudentaid(grants,jobs,and
loans).

Needbasedscholarshiporgrantaid:Scholarshipsandgrantsfrominstitutional,state,federal,orothersourcesforwhichastudent
musthavefinancialneedtoqualify.

Needbasedselfhelpaid:Loansandjobsfrominstitutional,state,federal,orothersourcesforwhichastudentmustdemonstrate
financialneedtoqualify.

Nonneedbasedscholarshiporgrantaid:Scholarshipsandgrants,gifts,ormeritbasedaidfrominstitutional,state,federal,or
othersources(includingunrestrictedfundsorgiftsandendowmentincome)awardedsolelyonthebasisofacademicachievement,
merit,oranyothernonneedbasedreason.WhenreportingquestionsH1andH2,nonneedbasedaidthatisusedtomeetneed
shouldbecountedasneedbasedaid.

Note:Suggestedorderofprecedenceforcountingnonneedmoneyasneedbased:

Nonneedinstitutionalgrants
Nonneedtuitionwaivers
Nonneedathleticawards
Nonneedfederalgrants
Nonneedstategrants
Nonneedoutsidegrants
Nonneedstudentloans
Nonneedparentloans
Nonneedwork
Nonneedbasedselfhelpaid:Loansandjobsfrominstitutional,state,orothersourcesforwhichastudentneednotdemonstrate
financialneedtoqualify.

Workstudyandemployment:Federalandstateworkstudyaid,andanyemploymentpackagedbyyourinstitutioninfinancialaid
awards.