* Tennessee Technological University


 

Selected Information for Common Dataset, Fall 2002

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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, 2002.)
  Full-Time Part-Time
  Men Women Men Women
Undergraduates        
Degree-seeking, first-time freshmen 793 585 6 14
Other first-year, degree-seeking 411 292 52 64
All other degree-seeking 2342 2021 288 289
Total degree-seeking 3546 2898 346 367
All other undergraduates enrolled in credit coureses     44 50
Total undergraduates 3546 2898 390 417
First-professional        
First-time, first-professional students        
All other first-professionals        
Total first-professionals        
Graduate        
Degree-seeking, first-time  82 74 40 132
All other degree-seeking 156 166 203 374
All other graduates enrolled in credit courses 4 2 60 346
Total graduate 242 242 303 852
Total all undergraduates: 7251
Total all graduate and professional students: 1639
Grand total all students: 8890
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, 2002. 
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 8 64 65
Black, non-Hispanic 99 313 313
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4 19 19
Asian or Pacific Islander 19 102 103
Hispanic 14 67 68
White, non-Hispanic 1248 6564 6654
Race/ethnicity unknown 6 28 29
Total 1398 7157 7251
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 2002 Web-based survey.
For Bachelor's or Equivalent Programs
Report for the cohort of full-time first-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students
who entered in fall 1996.  Include in the cohort those who entered your institution during the summer term
preceding fall 1996.
B4.  Initial 1996 cohort of first-time, full-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students;
total all students:                 
1,130
B5.  Of the initial 1996 cohort, how many did not persist and did not graduate for the following reasons:
deceased, permanently disabled, armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government, or official
church missions; total allowable exclusions:
0
B6. Final 1996 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions:
(subtract question B5 from question B4)
1,130
B7.  Of the initial 1996 cohort, how many completed the program in four years or less (by August 31, 2000):
133
B8.  Of the initial 1996 cohort, how many completed the program in more than four years but in five years or less
(after August 31, 2000 and by August 31,2001):
274
B9.  Of the initial 1996 cohort, how  many completed the program in more than five years but in six years or less
(after August 31, 2001 and by August 31,2002):
133
B10:  Total graduating within six years (sum of question B7, B8, and B9):
540
B11.  Six-year graduation rate for 1996 cohort (question B10 divided by question B6):
48%
Retention Rates
Report for the cohort of all full-time, first-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate
students who entered in fall 2001 (or the preceding summer term).  The initial cohort may be adjusted for
students who departed for the following reasons:  deceased, permanently disabled, armed forces, foreign
aid service or 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 2001 (or the preceding summer term), what percentage was
enrolled at your institution as of the date your institution calculates its official enrollment in fall 2002?
   
70%
C.  FIRST-TIME, FIRST YEAR (FRESHMAN) ADMISSION
Applications
C1.  First-time, first-year (freshman) students:  Provide the number of degree-seeking, first-time, first-year
students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled (full- or part-time) in fall 2002.  Include early decision, early
action, and students who began sudies during summer in this cohort.  Applicants should include only those
students who fulfilled the requirements for consideration for admission (i.e., who completed actionable
applications) and who have been notified of one of the following actions:  admission, nonadmission,
placement on waiting list, or application withdrawn (by applicant or institution).  Admitted applicants should
include wait-listed students who were subsequently offered admission.
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who applied 1911
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who applied 1383
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) men who were admitted 1504
Total first-time, first-year (freshman) women who were admitted 1111
Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled 793
Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) men who enrolled 6
Total full-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled 585
Total part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman) women who enrolled 14
Freshman Profile
Provide Percentages for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking, full-time and part-time, first-time, first-year (freshman)
students enrolled in fall 2002, including students who began studies during summer, international
students/nonresident aliens, and students admitted under special arrangements.
C9.  Percent and number of first-time, first-year (freshman) students enrolled in fall 2002 who submitted
national standardized (SAT/ACT) test scores.  Include information for ALL enrolled, degree-seeking,
 first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted test scores.
Do not include partial test scores (e.g., mathematics scores but not verbal for a category of students)
or combine other standardized test results (such as TOEFL).  SAT scores should be recentered scores.
The 25th percentile is the score that 25 percent scored at or below; the 75th is the one that 25 percent
scored at or above.
Percent submitting SAT scores 15% Number submitting SAT scores 214
Percent submitting ACT scores 96% Number submitting ACT scores 1342
25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT I Verbal 460 610
SAT I Math 470 610
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 18 25
Percent of first-time, first-year (freshman) students with scores in each range:
  SAT I Verbal SAT I Math
700-800

 5.6

 4.2

600-699

 24.3

 25.7

500-599

 36.9

 34.1

400-499

 25.2

 29.4

300-399

 7.0

 5.6

200-299

 0.9

 0.9

  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 5.5 7.8 6.6
24-29 29.8 29.6 25.5
18-23 53.6 44.3 43.4
12-17 11.1 17.3 24.4
6-11 0 1.0 0.1
Below 6 0 0 0
     
C10.  Percent of all degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had high school class rank
within each of the following ranges.
Percent in top tenth of high school graduating class 21
Percent in top quarter of high school graduating class 49
Percent in top half of high school graduating class 80
Percent in bottom half of high school graduating class 20
Percent in bottom quarter of high school graduating class 4
Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school class rank: 76%
C11.  Percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first-year (freshman) students who had high
school gradepoint averges within each of the following ranges (using 4.0 scale). 
Percent who had GPA of 3.0 and higher 59
Percent who had GPA between 2.0 and 2.99 38
Percent who had GPA between 1.0 and 1.99 3
Percent who had GPA below 1.0 0
C12.  Average high school GPA of all degree-seeking, first-year (freshman) students: 3.1
Percent of total first-time, first-year (freshman) students who submitted high school GPA: 98%
D. TRANSFER ADMISSION
Fall Applicants
D2.  Provide the number of students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled as degree-seeking
transfer students in fall 2002.
Applicants   Admitted Applicants Enrolled Applicants
Men 488   370 294
Women 540   399 308
Total 1028   769 602
F.  STUDENT LIFE
F1.  Percentages of first-time, first-year (freshman) students and all degree-seeking undergraduates enrolled
in fall 2002 who fit the following categories:
  First-time, first-year (freshman) students Undergraduates
Percent out of state (exclude international/nonresident aliens) 5.1 5.1
Percent of men who join fraternities * *
Percent of women who join sororities * *
Percent who live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing ** **
Percent who live off campus or commute ** **
Percent of students age 25 or older 2 15
Average age of full-time students 18.9 21.8
Average age of all students (full- and part-time) 19.0 22.5
* Office of Student Orientation and Greek Life will supply this information.
** Office of Residential Life will supply this information.
I.  CLASS SIZE
I3.  Undergraduate Class Size
Number of Class Sections with Undergraduates Enrolled
Undergraduate Class Size (provide numbers) Class Sections Class Subsections
2-9 337 70
10-19 307 96
20-29 366 82
30-39 196 55
40-49 114 2
50-99 92 15
100+ 18 3
Total 1430 323

 


4/2/2003

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