Freshman Participation Rates

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ChartObject Oregon Freshman OUS Participation Rates


Oregon Freshman Participation Rates* in OUS Institutions
1978-79 through 1998-99

 

Academic Year

Oregon High School Graduates
Previous School Year

OUS First-Time Freshmen Fall Term

Participation Rate*


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

5,493

19.3

1995-96

29,422

5,863

19.9

1996-97

29,411

5,940

20.2

1997-98

30,671

6,101

19.9

1998-99 Prelim

31,477

6,361

20.2


* 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 1998 resident freshmen new from high school comprised 20.2% of the June 1998 Oregon high school graduates.

Sources: (1) OUS Institutional Research Services. (2) Oregon Department of Education.


Revised: September 1999
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