CALS enrollment, by the numbers

October 3, 2019

CALS enrollment, by the numbers:

  • CALS fall 2019 enrollment is 4,821 — 4,169 undergraduates and 652 graduate students. (Last fall’s 5,083)
  • The most recent graduating class was the largest in CALS history with a record 1,397 degrees awarded.
  • CALS departments recruited more freshmen and more transfer students from in-state than last year.
  • Women make up 55 percent of the CALS undergraduate student body — the fifth straight year the number of women enrolled has exceeded men.
  • The top five undergraduate majors in enrollment are animal science (983), animal ecology (418), agricultural business (391), agricultural studies (302) and industrial technology (274).
  • CALS leads one-year retention numbers on campus at 88.1 percent. Also, 80.8 percent of retained students remained in a CALS major – the highest for in-college retention on campus.
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