In fall 2018, a total of 7,136 graduate students enrolled (excluding Law), compared with 7,130 students in 2017. Enrollment in Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (the largest graduate college), College of Education, College of Science and Health and Theatre increased in 2017. A total of 90 percent of all graduate students are master’s degree students, 8 percent are doctoral students, and 2 percent are in certificate programs or non-degree seeking.
Sixty-seven percent are enrolled full time, taking eight or more credit hours per quarter, up from 61 percent in 2014. The majority of graduate students are enrolled full-time in all colleges, with the exception of SNL: Theatre (100 percent), College of Communication (82 percent), College of Science and Health (79 percent), College of Education (73 percent), Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (66 percent), Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (65 percent), and Music (58 percent). SNL is 19 percent.
Fall 2018 Graduate and Law Enrollment by College
|Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
|College of Computing and Digital Media
|College of Education
|College of Science and Health
|College of Law
|College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
|College of Communication
|School of Music
|School for New Learning
|The Theatre School
By Race and Ethnicity
Thirty-five percent of graduate students are students of color, compared with 28 percent in 2014. African-Americans represent the largest student of color graduate population with 860 students.
A total of 848graduate students are international students (on F1 and J1 visas). Students come from about 70 countries, with more than a quarter from China, followed by Saudi Arabia and India.
Forty-eight percent of all graduate students are 24 to 29 years old, comparable with 2014.
A total of 794 students enrolled in the College of Law in fall 2018, a 4 percent decline from 2017. Most law students are enrolled in the JD day program—76 percent—and 14 percent in the evening program, 9 percent in the Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) program and 2 percent in the LLM program.
- 54 percent are female (57 percent in 2014).
- 30 percent are students of color (23 percent in 2014).
- 21 percent are age 30 or older (12 percent in 2014).