Go back

APSU sees boost in spring enrollment

As of Jan. 31, the 14th day of the Spring 2005 semester, APSU posted an increase in FTE (full-time equivalency) enrollment, the figure on which state funding is based.

APSU has 5,896 full-time students now compared to 5,360 last spring–a 10 percent increase. The unofficial headcount is 7,615 compared to 6,812 in Spring 2004–an increase of 11.7 percent.

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission will release the official headcount in approximately two weeks.
As of Jan. 31, the 14th day of the Spring 2005 semester, APSU posted an increase in FTE (full-time equivalency) enrollment, the figure on which state funding is based.

APSU has 5,896 full-time students now compared to 5,360 last spring—a 10 percent increase. The unofficial headcount is 7,615 compared to 6,812 in Spring 2004—an increase of 11.7 percent.

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission will release the official headcount in approximately two weeks.

In addition, the University's freshman enrollment is up 20.7 percent. APSU also reports increases of 8.3 percent in sophomores, 10.4 percent in juniors and 5.9 percent in seniors. Overall, undergraduate enrollment is up 10.8 percent.

While new transient enrollment is down 16.7 percent, APSU reports enrollment increases of 24.6 percent in new freshmen, 10.6 percent in continuing students, 10.6 in new transfers and 9.3 percent in readmitted students.

The University's total graduate enrollment is up 31.6 percent.
—Rebecca Mackey