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Last modified: Friday, September 7, 2007

IU announces the second largest university-wide enrollment on record

IU Bloomington sees record enrollment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 7, 2007

NOTE: Enrollment and credit hour figures for Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne are announced by Purdue University.
To see a complete short report for university-wide enrollment go to: http://www.indiana.edu/~urr/enrollment/2007-08/enrollment_summary_4078.pdf.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Official fall enrollment figures were released today (Sept. 7) for Indiana University's eight campuses. They show a record enrollment for the Bloomington campus of 38,990, up from last year's 38,247, and a university-wide total number of 99,122 students, up from 97,959, on all eight IU campuses. This university-wide enrollment is the second highest in the university's history, with the record total set in the fall of 2003-04 at 99,164 students.

The trend toward higher course loads continued this fall with record numbers for credit hours taken at IU Bloomington (523,891.5), IUPUI (322,450.3) and university wide (1,145,001.3). At IUPUI this was the twelfth straight year that the credit-hours-taken total set a record. That number increased from 317,611.3 in 2006 to this year's figure, and the university-wide number was a record for the third year in a row, moving from 1,125,683 in 2005 to 1,127,005.8 in 2006 to this year's figure.

The overall totals show increases in students and credit hours taken on all campuses except IU Northwest, where numbers dropped only slightly. The biggest jump for enrollment was at IU Kokomo, and the largest increase for credit hours taken was at IU East.

At IU Kokomo, enrollment jumped by 101 students, from 2,734 last fall to 2,835, or 3.7 percent. The enrollment there also is notable in that the number of students attending directly from high school increased by 23 percent, one of the largest increases on record there.

The number of credit hours taken at IU East grew 3.9 percent from 21,688 in fall 2006 to 22,523 in 2007, and at this campus the number of students attending directly from high school increased by 25 percent, the largest increase on record.

Overall enrollment figures also show that minority enrollment has gone up, with a 1 percent increase for African American students, a 0.9 percent increase for American Indian students, a 7 percent increase for Asian American students, and a 5.1 percent increase for Hispanic students.

Enrollment and credit hours taken by campus:

Bloomington: 38,990 enrollment this year, up from last year's 38,247, an increase of 743 students, or 1.9 percent. For credit hours taken, the figures are 523,891.5 this year, up from 514,181.5 last year, an increase of 9,710 credit hours, a 1.9 percent change. These figures are IU Bloomington records for both enrollment and credit hours taken.

IUPUI: 29,854 enrollment this year, up from last year's 29,764, an increase of 90 students, or 0.3 percent. For credit hours taken, the figures are 322,450.3, up from 317,611.3 last year, an increase of 4,839, a 1.5 percent change. For the twelfth year in a row, this is a record for credit hours taken on the IUPUI campus.

IU East: 2,266 enrollment this year, up from last year's 2,246 an increase of 20 students, a 0.9 percent change. For credit hours taken, the figures are 22,523, up from 21,688 last year, an increase of 835, a 3.9 percent change.

IU Kokomo: 2,835 enrollment this year, up from last year's 2,734, an increase of 101 students, a 3.7 percent change. For credit hours taken, the figures are 27,599, up from 26,687 last year, an increase of 912, a 3.4 percent change.

IU Northwest: 4,790 enrollment this year, slightly down from last year's 4,819, a decrease of 29 students, a 0.6 percent change. For credit hours taken, the figures are 47,214, down from 47,824 last year, a decrease of 610, a 1.3 percent change.

IU South Bend: 7,517 enrollment this year, up from last year's 7,420, an increase of 97 students, a 1.3 percent change. For credit hours taken, the figures are 71,034, up from 69,981 last year, an increase of 1,053, a 1.5 percent change.

IU Southeast: 6,241 enrollment this year, up from last year's 6,183, an increase of 58 students, a 0.9 percent change. For credit hours taken, the figures are 61,429.5, up from last year's 60,888, an increase of 541.5, a 0.9 percent change.

Overall for eight campuses: 99,122 enrollment this year, up from last year's 97,959, an increase of 1,163 students, a 1.2 percent change. For credit hours taken, the figures are 1,145,001.3, up from last year's 1,127,005.8, an increase of 17,995.5 for a 1.6 percent change. For the third year in a row, this figure represents a new all-time high for the university in credit hours taken.