IU Campus Cross-Applicants, November 2007 (FYIU 07-4)
This issue of FYIU focuses on current trends in cross-applications at IU campuses. In this report, cross-applicants are state residents who apply to more than one IU campus in a given semester for admission as first-time students. This issue covers applications for admission to the fall semester of academic years 2002-03 through 2007-08.
Among the important findings in this report:
Over the past six years, cross-applicants increased both in number and as a percentage of all resident beginner applicants. The number of cross-applicants increased by 71 percent between 2002 and 2007, from 1,462 to 2,499. As a percentage of all resident applicants, cross-applicants increased from 9 percent in 2002 to 13 percent in 2007.
The most common form of cross-application behavior is between IU Bloomington and IUPUI, accounting for 59 percent of all cross-applications among IU campuses. There is considerable overlap (62 percent) in the number of cross-applicants who are admitted to both campuses, but IUPUI enrolls a slightly higher percentage (34 percent) of these cross-admits than IU Bloomington (32 percent). Roughly one-third (34 percent) of all cross-applicants who are admitted to both IU Bloomington and IUPUI do not enroll at either campus.
Almost all cross-application behavior involves either IU Bloomington or IUPUI, accounting for 99 percent of all cross-applications among IU campuses. The remaining 1 percent of cross-applications occurs among the regional campuses and IUPU Columbus only. Two cross-application patterns among these campuses—IUPU Columbus with IU Southeast, and IU Northwest with IU South Bend—are small, yet sizable enough to be documented in this report.
With one exception, more cross-applicants at the regional campuses (including IUPU Columbus) send applications to IU Bloomington, followed by IUPUI. The exception is IU Kokomo, from which more cross-applicants send applications to IUPUI, followed by IU Bloomington.
IU Campus Cross-Applicants by Campus
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