Student Demographics


Student Demographics

Student Demographics report provides student enrollment for the most recent five fall terms. The report is presented by university, college, and department as well as by student level which based on degree objective. All enrollment numbers include students reported to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) as well as out-of-state distance education students.

To access this report, select the Campus, College, Department, Student Level, Ethnic Origin and/or Sex to view detailed data. Click one category from the bar chart of crosstab table to view detailed data of that category.

Student Race/Ethnicity

Ethnicity/Race categories indicate the ethnic origin of the student. The student reports use the THECB categories. Students are classified as “International” if they are not citizens of the United States but are in the United States on a temporary basis and do not have the right to remain indefinitely.  Non-citizen students, who are lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or Resident Aliens, are reported in the appropriate racial/ethnic category along with United States Citizens. The unknown classification is reserved for US citizens that have not selected a racial/ethnic designation.
 
Starting in the Fall 2010 semester, in order to comply with the Federal mandate, THECB ethnicity/race reporting methodology changed in accommodate the new two part format. Part one is an indicator of Hispanic or Latino ethnic identity and the second part allows the student to indicate one or more races. In order to facilitate reporting and trend analysis, we mapped the old race categories into the most relevant new category.

The new categories are:

  • White Only
  • Black only +2 or more/1 Black (Any student selecting Black as a race.)
  • Hispanic or Latino of any Race
  • Asian Only
  • Native Hawaiian Only
  • American Indian Only
  • 2 or more/excluding Black (Excludes students selecting Black as one of their races.)
  • International
  • Unknown or Not Reported

These changes should be taken into account when analyzing for trends.