07/19/18Office of Decision Support and Analytics
Contact hours represent the amount of time students are in
class. A three semester credit hour class equates to 48 contact hours. The
chart shows the total number of contact hours throughout the fall and spring
semesters over a five year period beginning in 2013 and ending in 2018. This
number includes contact hours for students whose classes started after the 12th
class day. Contact hours at the end of
the semester totaled 1,605,061 for fall 2013. Fall 2014 shows a decrease and a
slight rise for fall 2015 and 2016 with 2016 recording 1,576,568 contact hours.
Fall 2017 shows a decline to 1,555,783.