Marshall University
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Enrollment Information
Fall 1950 - 2001
Fall Semester Headcount % Change FTE % Change
1950           2,632  N/Av
1955           3,340 26.9%  N/Av
1960           4,053 21.3%  N/Av
1965           6,293 55.3%  N/Av
1970           8,945 42.1%  N/Av
1971           9,467 5.8%          8,150
1972           9,164 -3.2%          7,900 -3.1%
1973           9,694 5.8%          7,676 -2.8%
1974           9,675 -0.2%          7,802 1.6%
1975         10,834 12.0%          8,108 3.9%
1976         11,149 2.9%          8,306 2.4%
1977         11,193 0.4%          8,256 -0.6%
1978         11,144 -0.4%          8,208 -0.6%
1979         11,530 3.5%          8,217 0.1%
1980         11,883 3.1%          8,304 1.1%
1981         11,857 -0.2%          8,463 1.9%
1982         11,741 -1.0%          8,369 -1.1%
1983         11,767 0.2%          8,269 -1.2%
1984         11,318 -3.8%          8,062 -2.5%
1985         11,350 0.3%          8,092 0.4%
1986         11,425 0.7%          8,306 2.6%
1987         12,018 5.2%          8,723 5.0%
1988         12,350 2.8%          9,218 5.7%
1989         12,576 1.8%          9,582 3.9%
1990         12,406 -1.4%          9,430 -1.6%
1991         13,121 5.8%          9,675 2.6%
1992         13,093 -0.2%          9,841 1.7%
1993         12,717 -2.9%          9,576 -2.7%
1994         12,659 -0.5%          9,738 1.7%
1995         12,461 -1.6%          9,715 -0.2%
1996         13,164 5.6%        10,265 5.7%
1997 *         15,690 19.2%        11,312 10.2%
1998         16,009 2.0%        11,807 4.4%
1999         15,635 -2.3%        11,622 -1.6%
2000         15,643 0.1%        11,749 1.1%
2001         16,038 2.5%        11,899 1.3%
*WV Graduate College (WVGC) merged with Marshall University. WVGC is now
   called Marshall University Graduate College (MUGC).