Methodology

This report shows student enrollment by classification (freshman, sophmore, etc.) by school year. Data for each selected institution type appear on separate pages with individual pages accessible via a data group tree.

Data Elements

Higher Education Student Enrollment:

All students registered for one or more Coordinating Board approved courses for resident credit as of the official census date each semester. The official census data is the 12th class day for fall and spring semesters and the 4th class day for each of the summer terms.

(Source: THECB CBM001 Student Report)

Higher Education Institution Type:

*Prior versions of this report may have contained Baylor College of Medicine, but as of December 16, 2010, this report was revised to include only public health-related institutions.

Student Classification:

University Classifications:

2-Year College Classifications:

Health-related Classifications:

Gender:

Female, Male.

Ethnicity/Race:

Effective fall 2010, federal reporting of race/ethnicity categories changed. Through the 2009-2010 academic year, the THECB reporting categories were:

The Ethnicity/Race categories used for reporting beginning in Fall 2010 are:

Hispanics are identified by an ethnicity question that is separate from the racial question. Hispanic students, except international ones, are counted as "Hispanic".

Students who are "Two or more races" (or multi-racial) are non-international, non-Hispanic students who selected two or more races.

"Asian" includes Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders.

"Other" includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, Unknown, and Two or more races (multi-racial).

"International" students are shown as a separate category.