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DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE - FALL 2009

FINAL
Enrollment as of the end of the day November 10, 2009

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 1365 20 1385 208191374.3 522 519.2 863 855.2
Undergraduate Total 1365 20 1385 208191374.3 522 519.2 863 855.2
College of Liberal Arts, Macon 1365 20 1385 208191374.3 522 519.2 863 855.2


College of Liberal Arts
Ethnicity
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 1365 20 1385 208191374.3 522 519.2 863 855.2
Nonresident Alien 29 0 29 433 29.0 16 16.0 13 13.0
Hispanic 44 0 44 683 44.0 20 20.0 24 24.0
White 801 11 812 12254 805.7 326 324.3 486 481.3
Black/African American 270 7 277 4025 274.1 80 78.8 197 195.3
American Indian/Alaskan Native 4 0 4 60 4.0 2 2.0 2 2.0
Asian 114 0 114 1746 114.0 40 40.0 74 74.0
Two or More Races 5 0 5 76 5.0 1 1.0 4 4.0
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 98 2 100 1542 98.6 37 37.0 63 61.6


College of Liberal Arts
Age
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 1365 20 1385 208191374.3 522 519.2 863 855.2
Under 18 11 0 11 166 11.0 6 6.0 5 5.0
18-19 673 0 673 10170 673.0 225 225.0 448 448.0
20-21 508 6 514 7849 510.8 192 192.0 322 318.8
22-24 142 9 151 2161 146.1 80 78.6 71 67.5
25-29 22 3 25 338 23.7 14 13.3 11 10.3
30-34 2 1 3 30 2.3 2 1.3 1 1.0
35-39 2 0 2 28 2.0 1 1.0 1 1.0
40-49 3 1 4 52 3.5 1 1.0 3 2.5
50-64 2 0 2 25 2.0 1 1.0 1 1.0


College of Liberal Arts
Religious Preference
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 1365 20 1385 208191374.3 522 519.2 863 855.2
AME (African Meth. Episcopal 4 0 4 61 4.0 1 1.0 3 3.0
Assembly of God 8 0 8 122 8.0 1 1.0 7 7.0
Baptist 436 7 443 6665 439.6 186 185.5 257 254.1
Buddhist 10 0 10 159 10.0 5 5.0 5 5.0
Church of God in Christ 8 0 8 124 8.0 5 5.0 3 3.0
Charismatic 2 0 2 27 2.0 2 2.0 0 0.0
Christian Missionary Alliance 1 0 1 16 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0
Christian 12 0 12 184 12.0 4 4.0 8 8.0
Christian Science 1 0 1 16 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0
Episcopal 32 1 33 490 32.8 14 13.8 19 19.0
Evangelical 1 0 1 13 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0
Church of God 4 0 4 57 4.0 1 1.0 3 3.0
Hindu 33 0 33 496 33.0 8 8.0 25 25.0
Islam 7 0 7 106 7.0 2 2.0 5 5.0
Jewish 3 0 3 46 3.0 1 1.0 2 2.0
Jehovah's Witness 1 0 1 13 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0
Lutheran 13 0 13 212 13.0 7 7.0 6 6.0
Methodist 102 5 107 1555 103.8 42 40.6 65 63.3
Mormon 1 0 1 14 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0
Muslim 10 1 11 146 10.3 6 6.0 5 4.3
Non Denominational 56 1 57 846 56.8 15 15.0 42 41.8
Orthodox 5 0 5 75 5.0 4 4.0 1 1.0
Pentecostal 27 0 27 397 27.0 5 5.0 22 22.0
Presbyterian 34 0 34 527 34.0 11 11.0 23 23.0
Other Protestant 5 0 5 75 5.0 4 4.0 1 1.0
Roman Catholic 98 0 98 1494 98.0 35 35.0 63 63.0
Seventh-Day Adventist 5 0 5 73 5.0 2 2.0 3 3.0
Unitarian 2 0 2 27 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0
Other 44 0 44 647 44.0 14 14.0 30 30.0
No Preference/Unknown 400 5 405 6136 402.0 145 144.3 260 257.8


College of Liberal Arts
State of Origin
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 1365 20 1385 208191374.3 522 519.2 863 855.2
Alabama 24 0 24 355 24.0 14 14.0 10 10.0
Florida 50 0 50 780 50.0 19 19.0 31 31.0
Georgia 1103 19 1122 168171112.1 433 430.9 689 681.2
Kentucky 1 0 1 16 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0
Louisiana 2 0 2 34 2.0 0 0.0 2 2.0
North Carolina 14 0 14 218 14.0 2 2.0 12 12.0
South Carolina 10 0 10 149 10.0 4 4.0 6 6.0
Tennessee 20 0 20 316 20.0 6 6.0 14 14.0
Virginia 8 0 8 120 8.0 1 1.0 7 7.0
S. Central (AR, MS, OK, TX) 15 1 16 227 15.3 5 4.3 11 11.0
North/Northeast 35 0 35 536 35.0 9 9.0 26 26.0
Midwest 12 0 12 181 12.0 3 3.0 9 9.0
West (Includes HI and AK) 16 0 16 248 16.0 3 3.0 13 13.0
Other (US Terr., Foreign) 55 0 55 822 55.0 23 23.0 32 32.0


College of Liberal Arts
Marital Status
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 1365 20 1385 208191374.3 522 519.2 863 855.2
Married 10 2 12 147 10.8 5 4.3 7 6.5
Separated 2 0 2 34 2.0 2 2.0 0 0.0
Single 929 15 944 14177 936.6 376 373.9 568 562.7
Other 2 0 2 31 2.0 1 1.0 1 1.0
Widow/Widower 1 0 1 12 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0
Not Specified 421 3 424 6418 422.0 138 138.0 286 284.0


College of Liberal Arts
Greek Org. Membership
ALL STUDENTS MALE FEMALE
FT PT N Hours FTE N FTE N FTE
UNDERGRADUATE TOTAL 1365 20 1385 208191374.3 522 519.2 863 855.2
Alpha Delta Pi 48 0 48 749 48.0 0 0.0 48 48.0
Alpha Gamma Delta 52 0 52 824 52.0 0 0.0 52 52.0
Alpha Kappa Alpha 7 0 7 106 7.0 0 0.0 7 7.0
Alpha Phi Alpha 4 0 4 60 4.0 4 4.0 0 0.0
Alpha Tau Omega 19 0 19 301 19.0 19 19.0 0 0.0
Chi Omega 48 1 49 733 48.3 0 0.0 49 48.3
Delta Sigma Theta 6 0 6 95 6.0 0 0.0 6 6.0
Kappa Alpha 10 0 10 151 10.0 10 10.0 0 0.0
Kappa Alpha Psi 4 0 4 57 4.0 4 4.0 0 0.0
Kappa Sigma 16 0 16 251 16.0 16 16.0 0 0.0
Lambda Chi Alpha 12 0 12 182 12.0 12 12.0 0 0.0
Omega Psi Phi 3 0 3 43 3.0 3 3.0 0 0.0
Phi Delta Theta 12 0 12 190 12.0 12 12.0 0 0.0
Pi Kappa Phi 12 0 12 183 12.0 12 12.0 0 0.0
Phi Mu 51 0 51 754 51.0 0 0.0 51 51.0
Sigma Alpha Epsilon 8 0 8 119 8.0 8 8.0 0 0.0
Sigma Nu 9 0 9 138 9.0 9 9.0 0 0.0
Zeta Phi Beta 6 0 6 89 6.0 0 0.0 6 6.0
Unaffiliated 1038 19 1057 157941047.0 413 410.2 644 636.8
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