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Table 3-6
Freshman Demographic Profile by College*
Fall 2016/17

Select Academic Year:  
BusinessCommunicationComputing & Digital MediaEducationLiberal Arts & Social SciencesMusicScience & HealthTheatreTotal

Number of Students6302395077042745467742,459

Race (%)
African American6.26.37.54.35.44.412.05.47.3
Am Indian/AK Native0.30.20.20.20.2
Asian14.12.57.14.34.46.62.77.6
Hispanic17.314.215.025.717.611.125.114.918.1
Multiracial2.74.65.94.34.78.95.45.44.6
Native HI/Pac Island0.20.20.20.1
Nonresident Alien5.92.12.24.32.12.22.83.2
White50.667.859.652.961.868.945.063.555.8
Unknown2.92.52.44.33.54.42.88.13.1

Enroll Status (%)
Full-Time99.8100.0100.0100.099.397.899.8100.099.8
Part-Time0.20.72.20.20.2

Type of High School (%)
Public77.675.377.588.674.082.281.479.777.9
Private16.821.319.58.623.917.815.214.918.5
GED
Unknown5.63.33.02.92.13.45.43.6

Parent Residence** (%)
Suburban48.735.145.257.133.735.637.513.540.9
Chicago16.210.915.617.115.213.318.64.115.5
Elsewhere in Illinois3.32.93.92.93.56.73.44.13.5
Out-of-State31.450.635.322.947.344.440.378.439.9
Out-of-Country0.20.40.20.20.2
Unknown0.20.0

Gender (%)
Male54.121.866.317.127.664.426.633.842.2
Female45.978.233.782.972.435.673.466.257.8

TOPP (%)
Test Optional Student5.67.14.721.48.011.17.78.17.0

*   Includes First Year Academic Success Program/Bridge Students.
**  Based on Parent's Address. Northwest Indiana is now classified as out of state. Previously it was classified as Chicago Suburbs.
*** Percentages may not total to 100% due to rounding.


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