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Focus on  2010  Cooperative  Institutional     Research  Program  (CIRP)  Results    

Florida State  University  (FSU)  participates  in  an  annual  longitudinal  study  of  incoming  freshmen   administered  by  the  Higher  Education  Research  Institute  at  the  University  of  California,  Los   Angeles.    The  Cooperative  Institutional  Research  Program  (CIRP)  collects  self-­‐reported   information  (biographic,  demographic,  educational,  financial,  opinions,  etc.)  from  freshman   students.  Information  is  also  collected  from  freshmen  in  public  universities  and  colleges  across   the  United  States.    FSU  participated  in  the  CIRP  since  1978.  The  survey  is  administered  during   orientation.     CIRP   FSU     CIRP   Administration   Orientation   Respondents  -­‐‑ Year   Participants   FTFTF*    2010   Appx.  6,200   4,185   2009   5,632   4,361   2008   5,355   3,064   2007   6,340   3,489   2006   6,580   4,333   *FTFTF-­‐‑  Full-­‐‑time,  first-­‐‑time  freshmen       Parents’  Background:     • Parents  are  living  with  each  other  (63%)     houses  are  101-­‐500  miles  away  from   • Parents’   FSU’s     campus  (74%)     are  college  educated   • Parents   • Parental   Total  Annual  Income:       -­‐U   nder  $50,000  -­‐  26%   -­‐$   50,000  to  $99,000  -­‐  29%                -­‐$   100,000  to  $249,000  -­‐  34%,                  -­‐$   250,000  or  more  –  11%         Future  Plans:     • 82%  plan  to  pursue  a  graduate  degree       -­‐42%  Master’s       -­‐40%  Doctoral/M.D./J.D.     • 9%  are  undecided  in  their  major     • 12.5%  chose  Business  as  a  probable  career    

• 10% chose  Doctor  (MD  or  DDS)  as  a  probable   occupation    

Freshmen Demographics:   Majority  18  to  19  years  old  (98%)   Mostly  Female  (69%)   Predominantly  White  (80%)   U.S.  Citizen  (99%)  and  English   Speaking  (94%)   • Religious  Preference                 -­‐Roman  Catholic-­‐  25%                 -­‐Baptist  -­‐10%                          -­‐Other  Christian  -­‐11%,                            -­‐Methodist  -­‐  7%                          -­‐Jewish-­‐  5%,                              -­‐No  Religious  Preference  -­‐23%     • 80%  plan  on  living  in  College   Residence  Hall  during  their  first   term   • Average  ACT  Score:  26   • Average  SAT  Score:                  -­‐Verbal  -­‐  599                  -­‐Math  –  609                  -­‐Writing  –  595     • • • •

Class of  2014  Enrollment   Statistics:   • • • •

20,469 applicants   11,752  admitted   3,752  enrolled   5,652  Freshmen  


Significant Longitudinal  Findings:   How  will  your  first  year  educational  expenses  be  paid?    

1979-­‐1988 1989-­‐1998   1999-­‐2008   2009   2010     Family  Resources   42.9   56.6   78.5   80.6   80.8     Own  Resources   29.9   46.1   53.2   56.1   58.3       Aid  which  need  not  be  repaid   17.7   44.6   77.1   81.9   81.0     Aid  which  must  be  repaid   7.7   11.2   26.6   30.8   32.5     Other  than  Above   1.0   2.0   5.1   5.5   7.8      

Amount of  time  spent  during  the  student’s  senior  year  of  high  school  on  Volunteer  Work:    

1979-­‐1988

1989-­‐1998

1999-­‐2008

2009

2010

None <=  5  Hours  per  week   6-­‐10  Hours  per  week  

59.5 35.5   2.7  

36.0 53.8   5.4  

21.9 65.1   6.7  

17.9 67.2   7.9  

16.4 68.4   8.2  

More than  10  Hours  per  week    

2.2

4.7

6.2

6.9

7.0

Amount of  time  spent  during  the  student’s  senior  year  of  high  school  Partying     None   <=  5  Hours  per  week   6-­‐10  Hours  per  week  

1979-­‐1988 7.1   46.4   23.4  

1989-­‐1998 10.1   49.0   19.7  

1999-­‐2008 19.1   53.4   15.3  

2009 23.8   54.9   11.9  

2010 27.8   53.7   11.6  

More than  10  Hours  per  week    

22.9

21.2

12.1

9.4

6.9

Alcohol and  Tobacco  Trends   (%  of  students  who)   60  

55 49  

50 40  

47

47

47

47 42  

47 42  

41

30

38

39

40

36

39

34

43 38   37  

Smoked Cigare^es   34  

20 5  

4

4

3

3

2

2

2

2

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

7

2001

0

Drank Wine  or  Liquor  

2002

10

Drank Beer  

CIRP 2010 Highlights - February 2011  

DSA Office of Research compiled highlights from 2010 CIRP data.

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