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First-Year Profile

First-Year-Profile

Learn more about our new students—both freshmen and transfer students—in the First-Year Profile.

This information—which includes ethnicity, enrollment by college, and most popular majors—may be helpful to prospective students who want to know more about the current student body, as well as to members of the campus community.

 

Freshmen

Prospective students, in particular, may be interested in the diversity and fields of study of our first-year students.

The following information is for 2013.

New First-Year Students by College

IUP’s undergraduate degree programs are divided among six colleges.

This is the breakdown of first-time, full-time, baccalaureate-degree-seeking students according to the college in which they are enrolled. New transfer students are not included in these statistics.

New First Year Students by College

New First-Year Students by College

College of Health and Human Services 30.04%
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics 20.51%
Eberly College of Business and Information Technology 18.66%
College of Humanities and Social Sciences 10.43%
College of Education and Educational Technology 7.78%
College of Fine Arts 4.57%

New First-Year Students by Ethnicity

This is the breakdown by ethnicity:

New First Year Students by Ethnicity

New First-Year Students by Ethnicity

White 78.05%
Black 11.56%
Hispanic 4.31%
Multi Racial 3.63%
Asian 1.06%
Non Resident Alien .68%
Unknown .53%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander .11%
American Indiana .08%

Top Ten Cohort Majors

Following are the ten most popular majors among these first-year students:

Top Ten Cohort Majors

Top Ten Cohort Majors

Criminology 221
Undeclared Business 173
Nursing 161
Undeclared Health and Human Services 143
Psychology 136
Biology 111
Natural Science 86
Management 84
Accounting 83
Communications Media 82

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Transfer Students

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Increasing the number of transfer students is a goal for both IUP and the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

Students can find more information about which courses will transfer using the Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Center website.

The following information is for 2013.

Transfer Students by College

IUP’s undergraduate degree programs are divided among six colleges. This is the breakdown of new transfer students according to the college in which they are enrolled:

Transfer Students by College

Transfer Students by College

College of Health and Human Services 37.1%
Eberly College of Business and Information Technology 23.1%
College of Natural Science and Mathematics 17.2%
College of Education and Educational Technology 5.1%
College of Humanities and Social Sciences 12.5%
College of Fine Arts 3.1%
Academic Affairs Division 1.9%

Top Ten Majors among New Transfer Students

Here are the ten most popular majors among new transfer students. Shown are the number of new transfer students within each major and the percentage in relation to all new transfer students.

Top Ten Cohort Majors Transfers

Top Ten Cohort Majors Transfers

Major Count
Criminology 50
Management 39
Accounting 29
Psychology 28
Nutrition 27
Respiratory Care 25
Undeclared Business 23
Computer Science 22
Physical Education and Sport 22
Finance 21

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