Student Enrollment 1970 to Present by Race and Gender

Year

Male

Female

Total

White & Other
Black
White & Other
Black
1970
5,842
66
1,638
55
7,601
1971
6,130
70
2,152
64
8,416
1972
6,097
85
2,917
94
9,193
1973
6,431
106
3,470
105
10,112
1974
6,601
109
3,769
107
10,586
1975
6,958
165
4,065
173
11,361
1976
6,893
141
4,183
166
11,383
1977
6,599
164
4,339
172
11,274
1978
6,662
156
4,526
134
11,478
1979
6,731
152
4,676
189
11,748
1980
6,683
170
4,591
135
11,579
1981
6,895
171
4,706
154
11,926
1982
6,852
245
4,812
184
12,093
1983
6,948
270
4,996
245
12,459
1984
7,085
316
5,235
290
12,926
1985
6,964
347
5,258
324
12,893
1986
6,960
354
5,388
360
13,062
1987
7,409
349
5,766
341
13,865
1988
7,967
384
6,038
405
14,794
1989
8,505
454
6,563
550
16,072
1990
8,760
498
6,468
577
16,303
1991
9,192
563
6,863
677
17,295
1992
9,265
558
7,085
758
17,666
1993
8,682
572
6,609
751
16,614
1994
8,323
559
6,670
738
16,290
1995
8,213
573
6,855
677
16,318
1996
8,313
547
6,956
710
16,526
1997
8,172
514
6,997
713
16,396
1998
8,366
499
7,156
664
16,685
1999
8,621
560
7,128
673
16,982
2000
8,856
540
7,369
700
17,465
2001
8,749
592
7,079
681
17,101
2002
8,657
564
7,020
635
16,876

* Data taken from CHE Report 2 for each Fall Semester. 
Enrollment was not broken out into other racial categories until 1988.


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