Enrollment by Higher Education Segment
Resident Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Students
|Change from 2016-17|
|California Community Colleges||1,137,619||1,152,708||1,154,917||2,209||0.2%|
|California State University|
|University of California|
|Hastings College of the Law||785||815||799||-16||-2.0%|
Notes: At CCC, 1 FTE student represents 525 contact hours per year, which on average generates about 24 credit units. For undergraduate education at CSU and UC, 1 FTE student represents 30 credit units. For graduate education at CSU, UC, and Hastings, 1 FTE student represents 24 credit units.
For CCC, reflects funded enrollment levels each year. For 2017-18, reflects 1 percent systemwide growth plus 1.3 percent enrollment restoration (certain districts earning back slots they had lost within the last three years), offset by a 2.1 percent reduction due to districts with declining enrollment.
For CSU and UC, reflects actual enrollment in 2015-16 and estimated enrollment in 2016-17. For 2017-18, assumes CSU campuses spread enrollment growth proportionally among its three educational levels, and, for UC, assumes all additional graduate students are residents.
For Hastings, reflects enrollment in its juris doctor program, which accounts for more than 95 percent of its total enrollment. Hastings also offers a couple of small, self-supporting master’s degree programs, for which it does not use residency classifications.