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Enrollment:
12,435             Fall enrollment (end of Fall 2017)
16,743             12-Month unduplicated headcount (FY17)
10,475            12-Month FTE student enrollment (FY17)
16:1                 student-to-faculty ratio (Fall 2017)
31%                 taking online coursework  

Outcomes:
2,448               Degree conferrals (FY 2017)
43%                 Six-Year Graduation rate (2011 cohort)
35%                 Six-Year Transfer-Out rate (2011 cohort)
65%                 Retention rate (2016 cohort)
66%                 est. Working off campus
75%                 est. Alumni employed six months after graduating
12%                 est. Alumni continuing education six months after graduating  

Financial Aid:  
66%                 Undergraduates receiving fin aid (Fall 2016)
30%                 Undergraduates with a scholarship (Fall 2016)
71%                 Undergraduate aid distribution is in loans (Fall 2016)
5.5%                Loan default rate (2017 for 2014 cohort)
30%                 Undergraduates receiving Pell Grant (Fall 2017)  

Demographics:
16%                 Graduate level
30%                 Undergrads who are first generation
31%                 Ethnic minority
53%                 Female
2%                   International  

Admissions:
109                  Avg admission index among first-year cohort
33%                 New fall students admitted as transfers  

Financial:
$21,459           Revenue per FTE enrollment (FY 16)
$18,777           Expenses per FTE enrollment (FY 16)

More detail per item can be found in the Fall Databooks, Outcomes Data, IPEDS Surveys, Student Surveys, and the following CU System Presentations and Visualizations:
     CU Cost Drivers
     Sponsored Research
     Funding Higher Education in Colorado (Recommended)
     2017 Board of Regents' Performance Metrics
     2017 UCCS Presentation re Board of Regents' Performance Metrics

 
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