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University Snapshot 2007-2017

DEGREES AWARDED 2007-2008 2016-2017 * Since 1974 **
Undergraduate 1,076 1,820 29,908
Graduate 86 273 2,198

TOTAL DEGREES AWARDED

1,162

2,093

32,106
 * Includes 2016 August, 2016 December, 2017 May graduates
** 1974 was first year baccalaureate degrees were awarded; undergraduate total includes 796 associate's degrees
 
FACULTY AND STAFF 2007-2008 Fall 2016 % Change
Full-time Faculty 284 469 * 65.1%
Full-time Staff 561 722 ** 28.7%
Student Staff 620 1,241 *** 100.2%
  * Includes all employees with faculty rank (teaching and administration)
** Reflects staff headcount, including classified staff, slotted athletics personnel, unclassified administrators as of Nov. 15, 2016
*** Includes graduate assistantships and undergraduate positions
 
ENROLLMENT Fall 2007 Fall 2016 % Change
Undergraduate Headcount 7,070 9,747 23.7%
New Freshmen 1,652 2,249 36.1%
New Transfers 658 761 15.7%
Students Age 25+ 636 748 * 17.6%
Graduate Headcount 802 732 -8.7%
Total FTE (Undergraduate and Graduate) 7,177 9,934 38.4%

TOTAL HEADCOUNT

7,872

10,479

33.1%
 * Students age 25 and above represent 7.7 percent of the total headcount in Fall 2016
 
CAMPUS EXPANSION Fall 2007 Fall 2016  
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 (1,062 acres)
 
FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS   2007-2008 2016-2017
Students receiving need-based aid (% total headcount) 1,417 (24.0%) 6,183 (59.0%) 
Students receiving any aid (% total headcount) 5,843 (74.2%) 9,667 (92.3%)
Federal Aid * $ 37,531,050 $ 98,441,746
Other Aid ** $ 36,087,929 $ 69,134,710

TOTAL AWARDS

$ 73,618,979

$ 167,576,456
 * 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
 
 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 FY2017 % Change
Recurring State Appropriations $ 12,667,751 $ 11,791,478 -6.92%
Recurring State Appropriations % of Total Funds 11.65% 5.88%
Non-recurring State Appropriations $ 2,608,122 * $ 150,000 **

TOTAL FUNDS (OPERATING BUDGET)

$ 108,746,258

$ 200,468,521

84.4%
* FY07 non-recurring appropriation includes deferred maintenance ($250,000); MRR Parity ($2,358,122)
** FY17 non-recurring appropriation earmarked by the State to equip atmospheric and soil moisture weather stations   
TOTAL PENNY SALES TAX for Capital Projects: $ 74,249,757*
* Allocations since March 2009 inception of tax through November 2017; includes earned interest of $2,057,614
 
Note: All dollar values are rounded; updated November 2017

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