Winter semester enrollment largest on record

January 13, 2012

Writer: Writer: Andy Cargal

Statistics released for Winter Semester 2012 show a total enrollment of 14,937 students, a 5.9 percent increase over last winter.

According to data from the BYU-Idaho Student Records and Registration Office, the number of full-time equivalent students has increased over last winter by 4.9 percent to 13,075, and students are taking an average of 13.1 credit hours. In addition, 3,726 students are enrolled in non day-school programs (including online degrees, Pathway, continuing education, and high school concurrent enrollment). Combined day-school and non day-school totals make Winter Semester 2012 the largest to date.

This semester the student body consists of 7,140 male students (48 percent); 7,797 female students (52 percent); and 4,026 married students, comprising 27 percent of the student population. The university has 455 international students, representing 61 countries.