Mercer University
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DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE - FALL 2008

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

School of Engineering

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.
A table with summary information for the school is followed by tables for each of the items listed above by location and career level (where applicable for school and term).

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
Graduate Students
9 credit hours

DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE - School of Engineering
School of Engineering
Summary
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
School of Engineering 382 112 494 6488 440.4 380 336.0 114 104.4
Undergraduate Total 373 20 393 5904 384.0 301 292.9 92 91.1
Graduate Total 11 110 121 584 64.9 95 49.2 26 15.7
School of Engineering, Dist Learning 0 35 35 145 16.1 20 8.8 15 7.3
School of Engineering, Macon 382 77 459 6343 424.3 360 327.2 99 97.1


School of Engineering
Ethnicity
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 373 20 393 5904 384.0 301 292.9 92 91.1
Asian or Pacific Islander 18 4 22 311 20.3 14 12.9 8 7.3
Black, Non-Hispanic 55 1 56 865 55.1 34 33.1 22 22.0
Cuban/Mexican/PR/Hispanic 13 1 14 218 13.7 11 10.7 3 3.0
White, Non-Hispanic 245 12 257 3873 251.9 205 200.2 52 51.8
Nonresident Alien 19 1 20 280 19.9 18 17.9 2 2.0
Other/Unknown 23 1 24 357 23.2 19 18.2 5 5.0
GRADUATE TOTAL 11 110 121 584 64.9 95 49.2 26 15.7
Asian or Pacific Islander 3 20 23 124 13.8 19 10.5 4 3.3
Black, Non-Hispanic 0 4 4 15 1.7 2 0.7 2 1.0
Cuban/Mexican/PR/Hispanic 1 7 8 39 4.3 5 3.0 3 1.3
White, Non-Hispanic 2 71 73 324 36.0 61 29.6 12 6.3
Nonresident Alien 5 0 5 45 5.0 2 2.0 3 3.0
Other/Unknown 0 8 8 37 4.1 6 3.5 2 0.7


School of Engineering
Age
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 373 20 393 5904 384.0 301 292.9 92 91.1
Under 18 2 0 2 32 2.0 2 2.0 0 0.0
18-19 162 0 162 2541 162.0 125 125.0 37 37.0
20-21 142 4 146 2278 145.2 108 107.8 38 37.3
22-24 55 7 62 812 58.3 50 46.5 12 11.8
25-29 10 4 14 188 12.6 9 7.6 5 5.0
30-34 1 2 3 26 1.9 3 1.9 0 0.0
35-39 0 1 1 9 0.8 1 0.8 0 0.0
40-49 1 1 2 16 1.2 2 1.2 0 0.0
50-64 0 1 1 2 0.2 1 0.2 0 0.0
GRADUATE TOTAL 11 110 121 584 64.9 95 49.2 26 15.7
20-21 3 10 13 74 8.2 10 5.6 3 2.7
22-24 3 11 14 82 9.1 11 6.6 3 2.6
25-29 4 45 49 244 27.1 42 22.3 7 4.8
30-34 1 17 18 84 9.3 13 7.0 5 2.3
35-39 0 8 8 36 4.0 5 2.3 3 1.7
40-49 0 12 12 34 3.7 9 2.8 3 1.0
50-64 0 7 7 30 3.3 5 2.7 2 0.7


School of Engineering
Religious Preference
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 373 20 393 5904 384.0 301 292.9 92 91.1
AME (African Meth. Episcopal 2 0 2 33 2.0 1 1.0 1 1.0
Assembly of God 3 0 3 43 3.0 3 3.0 0 0.0
Baptist 103 6 109 1672 106.7 88 85.7 21 21.0
Church of God in Christ 2 0 2 25 2.0 2 2.0 0 0.0
Christian 1 0 1 15 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0
Episcopal 5 0 5 71 5.0 4 4.0 1 1.0
Hindu 2 0 2 33 2.0 1 1.0 1 1.0
Lutheran 6 0 6 100 6.0 5 5.0 1 1.0
Methodist 41 2 43 665 42.0 32 31.0 11 11.0
Muslim 4 0 4 58 4.0 4 4.0 0 0.0
Non Denominational 21 2 23 337 22.1 14 13.1 9 9.0
Orthodox 1 0 1 17 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0
Pentecostal 3 1 4 50 3.5 4 3.5 0 0.0
Presbyterian 14 0 14 217 14.0 12 12.0 2 2.0
Other Protestant 4 0 4 60 4.0 3 3.0 1 1.0
Roman Catholic 30 1 31 454 30.5 26 25.5 5 5.0
Seventh-Day Adventist 2 0 2 33 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0
Other 7 2 9 109 7.3 6 4.3 3 3.0
No Preference/Unknown 122 6 128 1912 125.9 95 93.8 33 32.1
GRADUATE TOTAL 11 110 121 584 64.9 95 49.2 26 15.7
Baptist 1 21 22 103 11.5 20 10.5 2 1.0
Buddhist 0 1 1 3 0.3 1 0.3 0 0.0
Church of God in Christ 0 1 1 6 0.7 1 0.7 0 0.0
Christian 0 4 4 15 1.7 4 1.7 0 0.0
Christian Science 0 1 1 6 0.7 1 0.7 0 0.0
Hindu 2 1 3 21 2.3 2 1.3 1 1.0
Jehovah's Witness 0 1 1 6 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.7
Lutheran 0 1 1 3 0.3 1 0.3 0 0.0
Methodist 0 6 6 24 2.7 4 1.7 2 1.0
Mormon 0 1 1 3 0.3 1 0.3 0 0.0
Muslim 0 1 1 7 0.8 1 0.8 0 0.0
Non Denominational 0 4 4 18 2.0 3 1.3 1 0.7
Pentecostal 0 2 2 11 1.2 2 1.2 0 0.0
Presbyterian 0 2 2 9 1.0 2 1.0 0 0.0
Roman Catholic 1 10 11 59 6.6 8 4.9 3 1.7
Unitarian 1 0 1 9 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0
Other 0 2 2 13 1.5 2 1.5 0 0.0
No Preference/Unknown 6 51 57 268 29.8 41 20.1 16 9.7


School of Engineering
State of Origin
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 373 20 393 5904 384.0 301 292.9 92 91.1
Alabama 7 0 7 108 7.0 6 6.0 1 1.0
Florida 26 0 26 411 26.0 23 23.0 3 3.0
Georgia 274 17 291 4369 282.5 219 211.4 72 71.1
Kentucky 2 0 2 34 2.0 2 2.0 0 0.0
Louisiana 2 0 2 24 2.0 2 2.0 0 0.0
North Carolina 6 0 6 98 6.0 6 6.0 0 0.0
South Carolina 4 0 4 60 4.0 1 1.0 3 3.0
Tennessee 7 0 7 107 7.0 5 5.0 2 2.0
Virginia 1 1 2 23 1.9 1 0.9 1 1.0
S. Central (AR, MS, OK, TX) 8 1 9 125 8.7 9 8.7 0 0.0
North/Northeast 7 0 7 111 7.0 3 3.0 4 4.0
Midwest 3 0 3 44 3.0 2 2.0 1 1.0
West (Includes HI and AK) 1 0 1 14 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0
Other (US Terr., Foreign) 25 1 26 376 25.9 21 20.9 5 5.0
GRADUATE TOTAL 11 110 121 584 64.9 95 49.2 26 15.7
Alabama 0 1 1 6 0.7 1 0.7 0 0.0
Florida 0 4 4 21 2.3 1 0.7 3 1.7
Georgia 5 87 92 431 47.9 79 39.5 13 8.4
Louisiana 0 1 1 3 0.3 1 0.3 0 0.0
Tennessee 0 1 1 3 0.3 1 0.3 0 0.0
Virginia 0 1 1 6 0.7 1 0.7 0 0.0
S. Central (AR, MS, OK, TX) 0 2 2 9 1.0 1 0.7 1 0.3
North/Northeast 0 4 4 15 1.7 2 1.0 2 0.7
Midwest 0 4 4 12 1.3 2 0.7 2 0.7
West (Includes HI and AK) 0 1 1 3 0.3 1 0.3 0 0.0
Other (US Terr., Foreign) 6 4 10 75 8.3 5 4.3 5 4.0


School of Engineering
Marital Status
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 373 20 393 5904 384.0 301 292.9 92 91.1
Married 5 6 11 110 7.5 9 5.5 2 2.0
Single 296 14 310 4701 304.5 234 229.4 76 75.1
Not Specified 72 0 72 1093 72.0 58 58.0 14 14.0
GRADUATE TOTAL 11 110 121 584 64.9 95 49.2 26 15.7
Married 2 34 36 165 18.3 27 13.3 9 5.0
Single 7 60 67 334 37.1 55 28.8 12 8.3
Not Specified 2 16 18 85 9.4 13 7.1 5 2.3


School of Engineering
Greek Org. Membership
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 373 20 393 5904 384.0 301 292.9 92 91.1
Alpha Delta Pi 9 0 9 146 9.0 0 0.0 9 9.0
Alpha Gamma Delta 5 0 5 76 5.0 0 0.0 5 5.0
Alpha Kappa Alpha 2 0 2 28 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0
Alpha Phi Alpha 1 0 1 15 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0
Alpha Tau Omega 11 0 11 171 11.0 11 11.0 0 0.0
Chi Omega 6 0 6 92 6.0 0 0.0 6 6.0
Kappa Alpha 3 0 3 41 3.0 3 3.0 0 0.0
Kappa Alpha Psi 2 0 2 24 2.0 2 2.0 0 0.0
Kappa Sigma 7 1 8 110 7.1 8 7.1 0 0.0
Lambda Chi Alpha 6 0 6 92 6.0 6 6.0 0 0.0
Phi Delta Theta 10 0 10 157 10.0 10 10.0 0 0.0
Pi Kappa Phi 11 0 11 172 11.0 11 11.0 0 0.0
Phi Mu 2 0 2 32 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0
Sigma Alpha Epsilon 2 0 2 31 2.0 2 2.0 0 0.0
Sigma Nu 6 0 6 88 6.0 6 6.0 0 0.0
Zeta Phi Beta 1 0 1 16 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0
Unaffiliated 289 19 308 4613 300.0 241 233.9 67 66.1
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