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University Snapshot

2007-2018

DEGREES AWARDED 2007-2008 2016-2017 * 2017-2018 ** Since 1974 ***
Undergraduate 1,076 1,821 1,809 31,718
Graduate 86 274 334 2,533

TOTAL DEGREES AWARDED

1,162

2,095

2,143

34,251 
  * Includes August 2016, December 2016, May 2017 graduates
  ** Includes August 2017, December 2017, May 2018 graduates
  *** First year baccalaureate degrees awarded; undergraduate total includes 796 associate's degrees
 
FACULTY AND STAFF 2007-2008 Fall 2017 % Change Fall 2018
Full-time Faculty 284 472 * 66.2% 514 * 
Full-time Staff 561 733 ** 30.2%  
Student Staff 620 1,392 *** 124.5%  
  * Includes all employees with faculty rank (teaching and administration)
  ** Reflects staff headcount, including classified staff, slotted athletics personnel, unclassified administrators
  *** Includes graduate assistantships and undergraduate positions (March 2018)
 
ENROLLMENT Fall 2007 Fall 2018 % Change  
Undergraduate Headcount 7,070 9,917 40.3%  
New Freshmen 1,652 2,329 41.0%  
New Transfers 658 677 2.9%  
Students Age 25+ * 636 632
-0.6%  
Graduate Headcount 802 724 -10.3%  
Total FTE (Undergraduate and Graduate) 7,177 9,950 38.6%  

TOTAL HEADCOUNT

7,872

10,641

35.2%
 
 * Students age 25 and above represent 6.4 percent of the total undergraduate headcount in Fall 2018
 
CAMPUS EXPANSION Fall 2007 Fall 2017    
CCU owned, leased, operated 307 acres 621 acres    
Number of main buildings * 53 115    
  * Includes Hackler Golf Course, all CCU, CEF, HCHEC, SHF properties, excluding Waties Island property (1,105.17 acres)
 
FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS  2007-2008 2016-2017 2017-2018 ***
Students receiving need-based aid (% total headcount) 1,417 (24.0%) 6,183 (59.0%) 6,205 (58.2%)
Students receiving any aid (% total headcount) 5,843 (74.2%) 9,667 (92.3%) 10,001 (93.8%)
Federal Aid * $ 37,531,050 $ 99,322,870 $100,222,170
Other Aid ** $ 36,087,929 $ 71,968,989 $ 76,792,111

TOTAL AWARDS

$73,618,979

$171,291,859

$177,014,282
  * Federal Aid includes Pell grants, ACG/SMART, Supplemental grants, College Work-Study, Perkins loans, bank loans
  ** Other Aid includes scholarships (including LIFE), institutional employment, private loans
  *** Data as of Sept. 5, 2018
 
PHILANTHROPY FY2008 FY2018 FY2008-2018  
Cash Gifts $ 1,975,715 $ 2,899,570 $ 25,471,915  
Pledge Payments * $ 1,051,643 $ 2,914,138 $ 23,434,455  
In-Kind/Other $ 1,005,763 $ 266,803 $ 6,312,533  

TOTAL GIVING

$ 4,033,121

$ 6,080,511

$ 55,218,903
 
  * Includes payments from current year pledges plus payments on prior year pledges
 
BUDGET FY2007 FY2019    
Recurring State Appropriations $ 12,667,751 $ 13,688,749    
Recurring State Appropriations % of Total Funds 11.65% 5.58%    
Non-recurring State Appropriations $ 2,607,122 *    

TOTAL FUNDS (OPERATING BUDGET)

$ 108,746,258

$ 244,856,138
   
  * FY07 non-recurring appropriation included deferred maintenance ($250,000); MRR Parity ($2,358,122)  
TOTAL PENNY SALES TAX for Capital Projects: $ 85,103,994*
  * Allocations since March 2009 inception of tax paid through October 2018; includes earned interest of $2,454,405
 
Note: All dollar values are rounded; updated November 2018