The Official Enrollment Statistics Report presents enrollment data for fall, spring, and summer terms from 2001 forward. Enrollment data is available for new entering students and for all undergraduates, graduates, professional, and non-degree students by campus and college across different dimensions. The May Session enrollment is reported separately.
- University of Minnesota, Data Warehouse - Official enrollment snapshot tables (STIX), end of second week enrollment for fall and spring, end of term for summer
- AAUDE Data Warehouse - IPEDS Fall Enrollment
Report Update Cadence:
- After the Fall (late September), Spring (early February), and Summer/May (August) census dates
- Enrollment by legal sex data is self reported. If the student did not select a legal sex, unknown is reported.
- Enrollment by home location is based on place of residence at time of admission.
- Please note that IPEDS definitions are used in the “Peer Comparisons” dashboard. The IPEDS glossary can be found here: https://surveys.nces.ed.gov/ipeds/public/glossary
IPEDS definitions used in the “Peer Comparisons” dashboard are available in the IPEDS glossary.
A defined period of instruction that is a subunit of an academic year in a specific academic year. Examples: Fall 2021, Spring 2022
The annual period of instruction that includes fall, spring, and summer terms. It is set based on the calendar year in which fall term falls, e.g., the academic year 2015-16 goes from Fall 2015 through Summer 2016.
The University of Minnesota locations at Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester, Twin Cities and the entities that report to them.
A student's class standing based on the student's academic career and number of academic units completed.
A unit of the University of Minnesota, offering courses of instruction, usually leading to a degree, that furthers the University’s teaching, research, and outreach mission.
Students enrolled in courses for credit who are seeking a degree, certificate, or other postsecondary credential.
Full-time equivalent (FTE)
The sum of credits attempted divided by pre-determined divisors representing a full-time credit load for a given academic term. Definitions of a full-time-equivalent credit load varies by student level. For undergraduates, a full-time-equivalent credit load is defined as 15 credits; for graduate students, a full-time-equivalent credit load is 10; for professional students, a full-time-equivalent credit load is 15 credits.
Full-time/Part-time (Academic Load)
Status of a student’s academic load based on the units taken for academic progress. The threshold for the number of units varies by the student's academic career. For example, full-time status for undergraduates requires a minimum of 12 units per term while full-time status for graduate students requires a minimum of 6 units per term.
Geographic grouping based on home address. Examples: TC Metro, Greater MN, Other US.
The designation of sex on legal documents. An individual’s sex might differ from their sex assigned at birth (if, for example, legal steps have been taken to change the individual’s sex) and/or from their gender identity.
A person’s ethnicity for official reporting is based on a set of criteria in order to report a single ethnicity for each individual. Individuals with “Alien” or “Alien Temporary” citizenship status are listed as “US Nonresident”, regardless of their self-identified ethnicity.
A person’s ethnicity for official IPEDS external reporting is based on a set of criteria in order to report a single value for each individual based on the following rules, separating those with “Alien” or “Alien Temporary” citizenship status and those with multiple ethnicities into separate categories.
An aggregation of the Institutional/US Nonresident calculation of ethnicity. A person’s ethnicity for official reporting is based on a set of criteria in order to report a single ethnicity for each individual. Individuals with “Alien” or “Alien Temporary” citizenship status are listed as “US Nonresident”, regardless of their self-identified ethnicity. In aggregate format, “BIPOC” includes the following race and ethnicity categories: American Indian, Asian, Black, Hawaiian, and Hispanic.
Race/ethnicity group (IPEDS)
An aggregation of the IPEDS definition of race and ethnicity. A person’s race/ethnicity for official IPEDS reporting is based on a set of criteria in order to report a single value for each individual, separating those with “Alien” or “Alien Temporary” citizenship status and those with multiple ethnicities into separate categories. In aggregate format, “BIPOC” includes the following race and ethnicity categories: American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and Two or more races.
A value indicating a student's registration context at the University in a given term. For example, if they are new, have transferred between UMN campuses or colleges, or have continued in their academic program.
A value combining the level of study for a student with their degree-seeking status.
Student Credit Hours
Total number of credits that count toward a student's academic load/certification (full time, half time, etc.) for a specific term, summed up for the selected students and classes.
A defined period of instruction that is a subunit of an academic year. Examples: Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Term. Note: Prior to Fall Semester 1999, the University of Minnesota operated on a quarter system (example Winter Quarter).
Students who identify as United States citizens and identify as one of the following: American Indian/Alaskan Native, Hispanic/Latino, Black/African American, or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander.
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