Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.15
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date March 3, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Western Kentucky University
IC-3: Academics and Demographics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A Christian Ryan
Sustainability Coordinator
WKU
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Number of academic divisions (e.g. colleges, schools):
6

Number of academic departments (or the equivalent):
45

Number of students enrolled for credit:
24,381

Total number of employees (staff + faculty):
2,810

Full-time equivalent student enrollment (undergraduate and graduate):
16,143

Full-time equivalent of employees (staff + faculty):
2,328

Full-time equivalent of students enrolled exclusively in distance education:
3,053

Number of students resident on-site:
4,737

Number of employees resident on-site:
25

Number of other individuals resident on-site, e.g. family members of employees, individuals lodging on-site (by average occupancy rate), and/or staffed hospital beds (if applicable):
0

Weighted campus users, performance year:
12,754

Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Enrollment numbers obtained from Matthew Foraker, Office of Institutional Research. January 9, 2017.
matthew.foraker@wku.edu
From his email:

"We reported 16,143 FTE students for the 2015-2016 school year in the national Common Data Set. For fall 2016 I get a slightly different number (16,200). Use whichever you want.

For fall 2016 faculty and staff I get 2328 FTE employees.

For fall 2016, I get 3053 students that enrolled in distance learning (web or telecourse) but did NOT take a face-to-face course.

The official 12 month unduplicated numbers reported to IPEDS for 2015-2016 are 20,547 UG and 3834 GR, or a total of 24,381."

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