First Generation Students

(for Fall Semester in Academic Years 2008-09 through present)

graph of data showing the percentage of the first generation in college. data is from the First Generation as a Percent of Respondents column of the table on this page

First Generation Respondents
Term Total Undergraduates Total Non-Respondents* Total Respondents First Generation (Headcount) First Generation as a Percent of Respondents
Fall 2008 8353 1015 7338 5480 74.68%
Fall 2009 9005 1411 7594 5252 69.16%
Fall 2010 8664 1166 7498 5358 71.46%
Fall 2011 8639 1834 6805 4697 69.02%
Fall 2012 8912 2677 6235 4264 68.39%

*Includes international students whose application did not include the question.

Source: Office of Institutional Research and Assessment