OUS Fact Book
Freshman Participation Rate

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ChartObject Oregon Freshman OUS Participation Rates
Oregon Freshman Participation Rate* in OUS Institutions
1977-78 through 2000-01
Academic Year Oregon High
School Graduates
Previous School Year
OUS First-Time
Freshmen Fall Term
Participation
Rate*

1977-78 31,511 6,821 21.6
1978-79 31,450 6,925 22.0
1979-80 31,633 7,229 22.9
1980-81 31,310 7,058 22.5
1981-82 30,853 6,170 20.0
1982-83 30,235 5,389 17.8
1983-84 29,565 5,497 18.6
1984-85 28,804 5,602 19.4
1985-86 28,373 5,739 20.2
1986-87 27,598 5,863 21.2
1987-88 28,666 6,583 23.0
1988-89 29,594 6,758 22.8
1989-90 28,242 6,081 21.5
1990-91 26,924 5,470 20.3
1991-92 26,202 5,034 19.2
1992-93 27,013 5,240 19.4
1993-94 27,947 5,152 18.4
1994-95 28,519 5,504 19.3
1995-96 29,422 5,880 20.0
1996-97 29,411 5,950 20.2
1997-98 30,671 6,110 19.9
1998-99 30,928 6,371 20.6
1999-00 31,438 7,010 22.3
2000-01 31,589 7,368 23.3

NOTE: Beginning with 1994-95, counts include extended enrollment students.
* The freshman participation rate is the ratio of OUS first-time freshmen from Oregon high schools (regardless of year of graduation) to Oregon high school graduates of the previous school year. For example, OUS fall 2000 resident freshmen new from high school comprised 23.3% of the June 2000 Oregon high school graduates.
Sources: (1) OUS Institutional Research Services. (2) Oregon Department of Education.

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Revised: February 2001
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