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DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE - FALL 2008

FINAL
Enrollment as of the end of the day November 4, 2008

College of Liberal Arts

This demographic profile provides student headcount and FTE statistics by:
- ethnicity,
- age,
- religious preference,
- geographic origin,
- marital status,
- and greek organization membership.

May be duplicated counts.
Each valid program is counted; a student may have a valid matriculation at more than one level
and/or in more than one college.

KEY
FT = Full-Time Headcount
PT = Part-Time Headcount
N = Total Headcount
Hours = Hours Attempted
FTE = Full-Time Equivalent

FTE is calculated as follows:
Full-Time Students - FTE = 1.0
Part-Time Students - FTE = Hours Attempted/Full-Time Load Equivalent

FTE and Full-Time/Part-Time status are calculated based on the following full-time load equivalents for all semester terms, fall, spring and summer:

Undergraduate Students
12 credit hours

DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE - College of Liberal Arts
College of Liberal Arts
Summary
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
College of Liberal Arts 1264 41 1305 191511285.7 484 477.8 821 807.8
Undergraduate Total 1264 41 1305 191511285.7 484 477.8 821 807.8
College of Liberal Arts, Macon 1264 41 1305 191511285.7 484 477.8 821 807.8


College of Liberal Arts
Ethnicity
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 1264 41 1305 191511285.7 484 477.8 821 807.8
American Indian/Alaskan Native 3 0 3 44 3.0 1 1.0 2 2.0
Asian or Pacific Islander 88 3 91 1373 89.4 33 32.5 58 56.9
Black, Non-Hispanic 243 8 251 3623 246.8 69 67.4 182 179.3
Cuban/Mexican/PR/Hispanic 37 2 39 579 38.2 15 15.0 24 23.2
White, Non-Hispanic 767 27 794 11636 781.8 315 310.9 479 470.9
Nonresident Alien 28 0 28 419 28.0 15 15.0 13 13.0
Other/Unknown 98 1 99 1477 98.5 36 36.0 63 62.5


College of Liberal Arts
Age
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 1264 41 1305 191511285.7 484 477.8 821 807.8
Under 18 11 0 11 165 11.0 3 3.0 8 8.0
18-19 628 2 630 9343 629.8 206 205.9 424 423.9
20-21 470 4 474 7171 471.8 184 183.3 290 288.5
22-24 126 17 143 1959 134.7 69 66.1 74 68.7
25-29 19 8 27 323 23.9 15 13.1 12 10.8
30-34 2 3 5 44 3.1 1 1.0 4 2.1
35-39 2 1 3 34 2.5 2 1.5 1 1.0
40-49 4 4 8 74 5.6 2 2.0 6 3.6
50-64 2 2 4 38 3.2 2 1.9 2 1.3


College of Liberal Arts
Religious Preference
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 1264 41 1305 191511285.7 484 477.8 821 807.8
AME (African Meth. Episcopal 8 1 9 134 8.9 1 0.9 8 8.0
Assembly of God 9 0 9 136 9.0 3 3.0 6 6.0
Baptist 399 11 410 6022 405.2 163 162.3 247 243.0
Buddhist 6 0 6 97 6.0 4 4.0 2 2.0
Church of God in Christ 12 0 12 180 12.0 5 5.0 7 7.0
Charismatic 1 0 1 15 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0
Christian Missionary Alliance 1 0 1 16 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0
Christian 2 0 2 34 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0
Episcopal 33 3 36 505 34.6 14 13.5 22 21.1
Evangelical 1 0 1 12 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0
Church of God 4 0 4 54 4.0 1 1.0 3 3.0
Hindu 31 1 32 491 31.3 8 8.0 24 23.3
Islam 2 1 3 35 2.6 1 1.0 2 1.6
Jewish 4 0 4 59 4.0 2 2.0 2 2.0
Jehovah's Witness 2 0 2 33 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0
Lutheran 15 0 15 227 15.0 4 4.0 11 11.0
Methodist 112 5 117 1723 115.0 48 47.4 69 67.6
Mormon 1 0 1 13 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0
Muslim 9 0 9 145 9.0 5 5.0 4 4.0
Non Denominational 58 2 60 886 59.3 16 16.0 44 43.3
Orthodox 3 0 3 45 3.0 3 3.0 0 0.0
Pentecostal 19 0 19 274 19.0 4 4.0 15 15.0
Presbyterian 30 0 30 436 30.0 9 9.0 21 21.0
Other Protestant 2 0 2 27 2.0 1 1.0 1 1.0
Roman Catholic 104 4 108 1591 106.0 38 36.0 70 70.0
Seventh-Day Adventist 2 0 2 24 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0
Unitarian 2 0 2 31 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0
Other 36 4 40 560 37.8 15 14.5 25 23.3
No Preference/Unknown 356 9 365 5346 360.0 136 134.3 229 225.8


College of Liberal Arts
State of Origin
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 1264 41 1305 191511285.7 484 477.8 821 807.8
Alabama 22 0 22 323 22.0 11 11.0 11 11.0
Florida 60 2 62 909 60.8 19 19.0 43 41.8
Georgia 989 38 1027 149911009.1 398 392.1 629 617.0
Kentucky 3 0 3 49 3.0 2 2.0 1 1.0
Louisiana 3 0 3 47 3.0 0 0.0 3 3.0
North Carolina 16 0 16 255 16.0 4 4.0 12 12.0
South Carolina 7 0 7 103 7.0 0 0.0 7 7.0
Tennessee 24 1 25 369 24.8 7 6.8 18 18.0
Virginia 7 0 7 112 7.0 1 1.0 6 6.0
S. Central (AR, MS, OK, TX) 20 0 20 309 20.0 5 5.0 15 15.0
North/Northeast 37 0 37 554 37.0 11 11.0 26 26.0
Midwest 13 0 13 193 13.0 3 3.0 10 10.0
West (Includes HI and AK) 15 0 15 226 15.0 3 3.0 12 12.0
Other (US Terr., Foreign) 48 0 48 711 48.0 20 20.0 28 28.0


College of Liberal Arts
Marital Status
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 1264 41 1305 191511285.7 484 477.8 821 807.8
Married 7 4 11 113 8.3 4 3.5 7 4.8
Separated 2 0 2 30 2.0 2 2.0 0 0.0
Single 999 34 1033 152541018.6 395 389.3 638 629.2
Other 1 0 1 13 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0
Widow/Widower 1 0 1 19 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0
Not Specified 254 3 257 3722 254.8 83 83.0 174 171.8


College of Liberal Arts
Greek Org. Membership
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 1264 41 1305 191511285.7 484 477.8 821 807.8
Alpha Delta Pi 51 0 51 782 51.0 0 0.0 51 51.0
Alpha Gamma Delta 59 0 59 895 59.0 0 0.0 59 59.0
Alpha Kappa Alpha 6 0 6 80 6.0 0 0.0 6 6.0
Alpha Phi Alpha 4 0 4 61 4.0 4 4.0 0 0.0
Alpha Tau Omega 27 0 27 400 27.0 27 27.0 0 0.0
Chi Omega 41 0 41 629 41.0 0 0.0 41 41.0
Delta Sigma Theta 3 0 3 40 3.0 0 0.0 3 3.0
Kappa Alpha 13 1 14 210 13.8 14 13.8 0 0.0
Kappa Alpha Psi 3 0 3 49 3.0 3 3.0 0 0.0
Kappa Sigma 15 0 15 225 15.0 15 15.0 0 0.0
Lambda Chi Alpha 6 0 6 86 6.0 6 6.0 0 0.0
Phi Delta Theta 17 0 17 259 17.0 17 17.0 0 0.0
Pi Kappa Phi 8 1 9 127 8.8 9 8.8 0 0.0
Phi Mu 55 0 55 825 55.0 0 0.0 55 55.0
Sigma Alpha Epsilon 5 0 5 70 5.0 5 5.0 0 0.0
Sigma Nu 11 0 11 158 11.0 11 11.0 0 0.0
Zeta Phi Beta 6 0 6 95 6.0 0 0.0 6 6.0
Unaffiliated 934 39 973 14160 954.2 373 367.3 600 586.8
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