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Vanderbilt University Common Data Set 2008-2009

 

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, 2008.
  FULL-TIME PART-TIME
  Men Women Men Women
Undergraduates        
Degree-seeking, first-time freshmen 780 789 0 0
Other first-year, degree-seeking 31 25 0 0
All other degree-seeking 2,334 2,613 15 11
Total degree-seeking 3,145 3,427 15 11
All other undergraduates enrolled in credit courses 3 9 14 13
Total undergraduates 3,148 3,436 29 24
First-Professional        
First-time, first-professional students 191 205 2 5
All other first-professionals 456 393 6 4
Total first-professional 647 598 8 9
Graduate        
Degree-seeking, first-time 330 521 30 155
All other degree-seeking 1284 1322 138 299
All other graduates enrolled in credit courses 17 16 23 59
Total graduate 1631 1859 191 513
Total all undergraduates 6,637
Total all graduate and professional students 5,456
GRAND TOTAL ALL STUDENTS 12,093
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, 2008. 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 72 215 227
Black, non-Hispanic 105 574 575
American Indian or Alaska Native 12 31 31
Asian or Pacific Islander 118 460 460
Hispanic 97 390 390
White, non-Hispanic 839 3,914 3,926
Race/ethnicity unknown 326 1,014 1,028
TOTAL 1,569 6,598 6,637
Persistence
B3 Number of degrees awarded from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008
Certificate/diploma  
Associate degrees  
Bachelor's degrees 1542
Postbachelor's certificates  
Master's degrees 1044
Post-Master's certificates  
Doctoral degrees 297
First professional degrees 353
First professional certificates  
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 2008 Web-based survey
For Bachelor's or Equivalent Programs
Please provide data for the fall 2002 cohort if available. If fall 2002 cohort data are
not available, provide data for the fall 2001 cohort.
Fall 2002 Cohort
Report for the cohort of full-time first-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in fall 2002. Include in the cohort those who entered your institution during the summer term preceding fall 2002.
B4 Initial 2002 cohort of first-time, full-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students; total all students: 1,576
B5 Of the initial 2002 cohort, how many did not persist and did not graduate for the following reasons: death, permanent disability, service in the armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government, or official church missions; total allowable exclusions 3
B6 Final 2002 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions: (subtract question B5 from question B4) 1,573
B7 Of the initial 2002 cohort, how many completed the program in four years or less (by August 31, 2006): 1,320
B8 Of the initial 2002 cohort, how many completed the program in more than four years but in five years or less (after August 31, 2006 and by August 31, 2007): 77
B9 Of the initial 2002 cohort, how many completed the program in more than five years but in six years or less (after August 31, 2007 and by August 31, 2008): 10
B10 Total graduating within six years (sum of questions B7, B8, and B9): 1,407
B11 Six-year graduation rate for 2002 cohort (question B10 divided by question B6): 89%
Fall 2001 Cohort
Report for the cohort of full-time first-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in fall 2001. Include in the cohort those who entered your institution during the summer term preceding fall 2001.
B4 Initial 2001 cohort of first-time, full-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students; total all students: 1,556 
B5 Of the initial 2001 cohort, how many did not persist and did not graduate for the following reasons: death, permanent disability, service in the armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government, or official church missions; total allowable exclusions
B6 Final 2001 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions: (subtract question B5 from question B4) 1,554 
B7 Of the initial 2001 cohort, how many completed the program in four years or less (by August 31, 2005):  1,324
B8 Of the initial 2001 cohort, how many completed the program in more than four years but in five years or less (after August 31, 2005 and by August 31, 2006):  75
B9 Of the initial 2001 cohort, how many completed the program in more than five years but in six years or less (after August 31, 2006 and by August 31, 2007):  14
B10 Total graduating within six years (sum of questions B7, B8, and B9): 1,413
B11 Six-year graduation rate for 2001 cohort (question B10 divided by question B6): 91%
For Two-Year Institutions
Please provide data for the 2005 cohort if available. If 2005 cohort data are not available, provide data for the 2004 cohort.
2005 Cohort
B12 Initial 2005 cohort, total of first-time, full-time degree/certificate-seeking students:  
B13 Of the initial 2005 cohort, how many did not persist and did not graduate for the following reasons: death, permanent disability, service in the armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government, or official church missions; total allowable exclusions  
B14 Final 2005 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions (Subtract question B13 from question B12): 0
B15 Completers of programs of less than two years duration (total):  
B16 Completers of programs of less than two years within 150 percent of normal time:  
B17 Completers of programs of at least two but less than four years (total):  
B18 Completers of programs of at least two but less than four-years within 150 percent of normal time:  
B19 Total transfers-out (within three years) to other institutions:  
B20 Total transfers to two-year institutions:  
B21 Total transfers to four-year institutions:  
2004 Cohort
B12 Initial 2004 cohort, total of first-time, full-time degree/certificate-seeking students:  
B13 Of the initial 2004 cohort, how many did not persist and did not graduate for the following reasons: death, permanent disability, service in the armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government, or official church missions; total allowable exclusions:  
B14 Final 2004 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions (Subtract question B13 from question B12): 0
B15 Completers of programs of less than two years duration (total):  
B16 Completers of programs of less than two years within 150 percent of normal time:  
B17 Completers of programs of at least two but less than four years (total):  
B18 Completers of programs of at least two but less than four-years within 150 percent of normal time:  
B19 Total transfers-out (within three years) to other institutions:  
B20 Total transfers to two-year institutions:  
B21 Total transfers to four-year institutions:  
Retention Rates
Report for the cohort of all full-time, first-time bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in fall 2007 (or the preceding summer term). The initial cohort may be adjusted for students who departed for the following reasons: death, permanent disability, 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 2007 (or the preceding summer term), what percentage was enrolled at your institution as of the date your institution calculates its official enrollment in fall 2008? 97%


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