racially and/or ethnically underrepresented students*
growth in underrepresented students since 2014*
growth in first-year underrepresented students since 2014*
overall student retention rate
retention rate for underrepresented students*
42 : 58
male-to-female student ratio
enrolled student veterans
enrolled foreign national students
students from rural areas in North Carolina**
first-generation undergraduate students***
growth in underrepresented employees since 2014
* Combined percentage of students who self-identify as Hispanic of any race; American Indian or Alaska Native; Black or African American; Asian; Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races; or Foreign National. This percentage is taken from the total number of students who elect to report their racial and/or ethnic identities, as well as Foreign National students. Actual counts may be higher, as some students choose not to report their race or ethnicity.
** In-state, degree-seeking undergraduate students from Tier 1 and Tier 2 counties, as designated by the N.C. Department of Commerce.
*** A student is considered “first-generation” if neither parent has completed a bachelor’s degree.
Fall 2022 data. Sources: Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning; Military Affairs Committee; Office of International Education and Development.
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