Fact Sheet

Enrollment (2016-17)

Total Students: 10,020

  • Female: 69%
  • Ethnic: 52%[1]
  • International: 3%

Total Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,770

  • Full-time: 91%
  • Female: 66%
  • Ethnic: 54%[1]
  • International: 3%

Traditional Undergraduate: 5,344

  • Full-time: 95%
  • Female: 65%
  • Ethnic: 53%[1]
  • International: 3%

First-time Freshmen: 1,137

  • Full-time: 100%
  • Female: 68%
  • Ethnic: 54% (32% Hispanic)[1]
  • International: 3%

Professional Undergraduate Students: 426

  • Female: 82%
  • Ethnic: 75%[1]
  • Part-time: 60%

Total Graduate: 4,250

  • Full-time: 47%
  • Female: 73%
  • Ethnic: 48%[1]
  • International: 3%

American Language and Culture Institute: 22

Degrees Granted (2015-16)[2]

  • Undergraduate: 1,710
  • Graduate: 1,616
    • Master’s: 1,507
    • Doctorate: 119
  • Total degrees granted: 3,336

Full-time Equivalent Enrollment (FTE, Fall 2016)[3]

  • Undergraduate: 5,429
    • Traditional: 5,173
    • Professional: 257
  • Graduate: 2,749
  • Total Full-time Equivalent Enrollment: 8,179

Freshman-to-Sophomore Retention: 86%[4]

Six-year Graduation Rate (2010 Cohort): 70%[4]

Overall Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 12:1 (8,179/707)[5]

  • Undergraduate Student : Faculty Ratio: 13:1 (5,429/425)
  • Graduate Student : Faculty Ratio: 10:1 (2,749/281)

Full-Time Teaching Faculty Data

  • Full-time Teaching Faculty: 458
    • Graduate: 194
    • Undergraduate: 264
    • Terminal degrees: 61%
    • Ethnic: 28%
    • Female: 52%

Other Faculty

  • Adjunct faculty: 721
    • Graduate: 246
    • Undergraduate: 475
  • Part-time Teaching Faculty: 27
    • Graduate: 15
    • Undergraduate: 12
  • Academic Administrators: 44
    • Full time: 42
    • Part time: 2

Financial Data (2015-16)

  • Annual Fund Giving: $2,398,367
  • Value of Academic Funding: $3,370,727
  • Total Combined Giving: $10,293,825
  • Annual Budget: $232,250,000
  • % Budget Supporting Instruction: 39.1%
  • % Budget Supporting Student Services: 14.8%
  • Book Value of Endowment: $68,714,161

Financial Aid Data (2015-16)

  • % Undergraduates Receiving Any Financial Aid: 95%
  • Total Aid Given to Undergraduate Students: $136,012,232.56

First-Time Freshmen Test Score Averages

  • SAT Composite: 1053
  • SAT Verbal: 530
  • SAT Math: 523

Yearlong Numbers (2015-16)

  • Total Students: 11,631
    • Total Undergraduate: 6,379
    • Total Graduate: 5,252

Note: For more-detailed information, visit apu.edu/oira/commondata/ or apu.edu/oira/statistics/. Also, “Total Students” from the current year’s enrollment and past years’ yearlong numbers do not include American Language and Culture Institute enrollments or other non-degree-seeking enrollments.

Last updated February 15, 2017

Footnotes

  1. Ethnic categories include Black, Asian, Hispanic, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, and Two or More Ethnicities.
  2. Data from IPEDS Completion (10-15-16)
  3. FTE based on Common Data Set definition: FTE = Total FT + 1/3 PT
  4. Data from 2016-17 Common Data Set
  5. Student-to-Faculty Ratio = FTE students / FTE teaching faculty (administrative faculty not included)