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Full-time/Part-time Status

Enrollment statistics at a glance

State colleges have the largest number and percentage of part-time undergraduates. Most undergraduates attending Minnesota four-year institutions enroll full time. The percentages vary by institution type.

Full-Time/Part-Time Status of Undergraduates in Minnesota by Institution Type, Fall 2014
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*Capella and Walden Universities report their nationwide enrollment. Does not include high school students.

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Source: Minnesota Office of Higher Education


Enrollment Trends by Full-Time and Part-Time Status of Undergraduates in Minnesota, Fall 2005 to 2014
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Does not include high school students or students enrolled at two online only instituitons; Capella and Walden University.

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Source: Minnesota Office of Higher Education

Full-Time/Part-Time Status of All Students Enrolled in Minnesota, Fall 2014
Age Undergraduate Graduate Total Capella and Walden Total*
Full Time 185,86962%27,93862%213,80762%44,36751%
Part Time 115,91738%16,97938%132,89638%42,88249%
Total 301,786100%44,917100%346,703100%87,249100%

*Capella and Walden Universities are two online only institutions that report their nationwide enrollment.


About Enrollment Intensity

Minnesota postsecondary institutions are asked to report the enrollment status of students as defined by their institution. These data are not the same as enrollment intensity for student financial aid eligibility. In the federal student financial aid system, an undergraduate is full time if they enroll for at least 12 credits per semester. In the Minnesota State Grant Program, undergraduates are full time if they enroll for at least 15 credits per semester.

 

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