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Just the Facts

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Senior Leadership Team: Jonathan Alger, president; A. Jerry Benson, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs; Art Dean, special assistant to the president for diversity; Donna Harper, vice president for access and enrollment engagement; Charles King, senior vice president for administration and finance; Nick Langridge, vice president for university advancement; Mark Warner, senior vice president for student affairs and university planning; Susan Wheeler, university counsel and special assistant attorney general; Maggie Burkhart Evans, executive assistant to the president

Academic Divisions: College of Arts and Letters; College of Business; College of Education; College of Health and Behavioral Studies; College of Integrated Science and Engineering; College of Science and Mathematics; College of Visual and Performing Arts; The Graduate School

Enrollment (Fall 2013)

Undergraduate: 18,431
Graduate: 1,750
Full-Time: 18,626
Part-Time: 1,555
In-State: 73.12%
Out-of-State: 26.88%
Female: 60%
Male: 40%
Total enrollment: 20,181

Percent Enrollment by Ethnicity (Fall 2013)

Black or African American: 4.07%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.15%
Asian: 4.10%
Hispanic: 4.65%
White: 80.46%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.19%
Number of International Students: 411

Applicant Details (Fall 2013)

First-Time Freshman Applicants: 23,400
First-Time Freshmen Enrolled: 4,202
Applicants Accepted: 60.5%
Transfer Applicants: 2,055
Transfer Enrolled: 621
Transfer Applicants Accepted: 51.6%
Total applicants: 25,455

Degree Programs Offered

Undergraduate: 71
Master’s: 34
Educational Specialist: 2
Doctoral: 8
Total: 115

Degrees Conferred (2012-13)

Undergraduate: 4,047
Graduate: 777
Total: 4,824

Freshman Class

Retention rate: 92.3%
SAT mid-50 percent range (on a 1600-point scale): 1110-1270
ACT mid-50 percent range: 24-28
Ranked in the top third of their high-school class: 87%

Student/Faculty Ratio (Fall 2012):

Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Faculty and Staff

Full-Time Instructional Faculty: 940
Full-Time Instructional Faculty with Tenure: 50%
Full-Time Instructional Faculty with Terminal Degrees: 50%
Part-Time Instructional Faculty: 411
Full-Time Classified Staff: 1,274

Tuition and Fees (2013-14)

Undergraduate (per semester):
In-State: $4,588
Out-of-State: $11,827
Room and Board: $4,259.50
Graduate (per credit hour):
In-State: $410
Out-of-State: $1,095

Budget (2013-14)

Total Operating Budget: $476.8m

(721 acres)

Academic/Administrative: 80
Support Facilities: 34
Student Housing: 34
TOTAL: 148