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University Snapshot

2007-2018

DEGREES AWARDED 2007-2008 2016-2017 * 2017-2018 ** Since 1974 ***
Undergraduate 1,076 1,821 804 30,712
Graduate 86 274 237 2,435

TOTAL DEGREES AWARDED

1,162

2,095

1,041

33,147 
  * Includes August 2016, December 2016, May 2017 graduates
  ** Includes August 2017, December 2017 graduates only; May 2018 graduates posted in July.
  *** First year baccalaureate degrees awarded; undergraduate total includes 796 associate's degrees
 
FACULTY AND STAFF 2007-2008 Fall 2017 % Change  
Full-time Faculty 284 472 * 66.2%  
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 2017 % Change  
Undergraduate Headcount 7,070 9,898 40.0%  
New Freshmen 1,652 2,390 44.7%  
New Transfers 658 787 19.6%  
Students Age 25+ * 636 688
8.2%  
Graduate Headcount 802 765 -4.6%  
Total FTE (Undergraduate and Graduate) 7,177 10,112 40.9%  

TOTAL HEADCOUNT

7,872

10,663

35.5%
 
 * Students age 25 and above represent 8.2 percent of the total headcount in Fall 2017
 
CAMPUS EXPANSION Fall 2007 Fall 2017    
CCU owned, leased, operated 307 acres 633 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%) 6,023 (77.0%)
Students receiving any aid (% total headcount) 5,843 (74.2%) 9,667 (92.3%) 9,711 (91.1%)
Federal Aid * $ 37,531,050 $ 99,322,870 $ 95,247,606
Other Aid ** $ 36,087,929 $ 71,968,989 $ 73,200,944

TOTAL AWARDS

$73,618,979

$171,291,859

$168,448,550
  * Federal Aid includes Pell grants, ACG/SMART, Supplemental grants, College Work-Study, Perkins loans, bank loans, VA benefits
  ** Other Aid includes scholarships (including LIFE), institutional employment, private loans
  *** Preliminary data as of March 2018
 
PHILANTHROPY FY2008 FY2017 FY2008-2017  
Cash Gifts $ 1,975,715 $ 3,732,226 $ 22,572,345  
Pledge Payments * $ 1,051,643 $ 2,804,755 $ 20,520,317  
In-Kind/Other $ 1,005,763 $ 358,115 $ 6,045,730  

TOTAL GIVING

$ 4,033,121

$ 6,895,096

$ 49,138,392
 
  * Includes payments from current year pledges plus payments on prior year pledges
 
BUDGET FY2007 FY2018 % Change  
Recurring State Appropriations $ 12,667,751 $ 12,801,503 1.06%  
Recurring State Appropriations % of Total Funds 11.65% 5.84%  
Non-recurring State Appropriations $ 2,607,122 *  

TOTAL FUNDS (OPERATING BUDGET)

$ 108,746,258

$ 219,378,546

101.73%
 
  * FY07 non-recurring appropriation included deferred maintenance ($250,000); MRR Parity ($2,358,122)  
TOTAL PENNY SALES TAX for Capital Projects: $ 80,748,647*
  * Allocations since March 2009 inception of tax paid through June 2018; includes earned interest of $2,320,450
 
Note: All dollar values are rounded; updated July 2018