First-Year Profile

  • 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 2015.

    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 2015

    New First-Year Students by College

    College of Health and Human Services 36.01%
    College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics 22.23%
    Eberly College of Business and Information Technology 20.82%
    College of Humanities and Social Sciences 9.54%
    College of Education and Educational Technology 7.07%
    College of Fine Arts 4.32%

    New First-Year Students by Ethnicity

    This is the breakdown by ethnicity:

    2015 New First-Year Students by Ethnicity

    New First-Year Students by Ethnicity

    White 72.15%
    Black 14.75%
    Hispanic 5.38%
    Multi Racial 5.25%
    Asian 1.09%
    Non Resident Alien 0.89%
    Unknown .36%
    Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0
    American Indiana .12%

    Top Ten Cohort Majors

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

    2015 Top Ten Cohort Majors

    Top Ten Cohort Majors

    Criminology 226
    Undeclared Business 187
    Nursing 140
    Psychology 131
    Undeclared Health and Human Services 130
    Biology 127
    Accounting 91
    Natural Science 84
    Computer Science 82
    Management 74

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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 2015.

    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:

    2015 Transfer Students by College

    Transfer Students by College

    College of Health and Human Services 33.2%
    Eberly College of Business and Information Technology 31.7%
    College of Natural Science and Mathematics 19.2%
    College of Education and Educational Technology 5.1%
    College of Humanities and Social Sciences 7.8%
    College of Fine Arts 2.5%
    Academic Affairs Division .4%

    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.

    2015 Top Ten Majors among Transfer Students

    Top Ten Cohort Majors Transfers

    Major Count
    Criminology 45
    Management 44
    Accounting 39
    Nursing 28
    Finance 27
    Computer Science 26
    Biology 25
    Human Resource Management 20
    Marketing 19
    Physical Education and Sport 18

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