NC LIVE Community of Interest FTE Counts

2019-2020

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 524,354 51.69%
Community colleges 185,565 18.29%
Public universities 221,071 21.79%
Independent colleges & universities 83,423 8.22%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" as 5% of the library service population: 10,487,088. Source: North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management, 2019 Certified County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Total Curriculum Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2019-2020 *Beginning with Reporting Year 2015-2016, Curriculum FTE includes Summer, Fall and Spring semesters. Summer semester was not previously included (link)

Public universities - TE Enrollment (subtotal 2020) from Interactive Data Dashboards: Enrollment. Enrollment Trends by Level tab; Enrollment Measure: Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment (link), plus NCSSM FTE (link)

Independent colleges & universities - FTE data provided by North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (NCICU) research staff (link)

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2018-2019

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 519,457 51.89%
Community colleges 179,185 17.90%
Public universities 217,639 21.74%
Independent colleges & universities 84,828 8.47%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" as 5% of the library service population: 10,389,148. Source: North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management, 2018 Certified County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Total Curriculum Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2018-2019. *Beginning with Reporting Year 2015-2016, Curriculum FTE includes Summer, Fall and Spring semesters. Summer semester was not previously included (link)

Public universities - FTE Enrollment (subtotal 2018) from Interactive Data Dashboards: Enrollment. Enrollment Trends by Level tab; Enrollment Measure: Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment, plus NCSSM FTE (link)

Independent colleges & universities - FTE data provided by North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (NCICU) research staff (link)

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2017-2018

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 514,163 51.84%
Community colleges 180,023 18.15%
Public universities 213,218 21.50%
Independent colleges & universities 84,386 8.51%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" as 5% of the library service population: 10,283,255. Source: North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management, 2017 Certified County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Total Curriculum Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2017-2018. *Beginning with Reporting Year 2015-2016, Curriculum FTE includes Summer, Fall and Spring semesters. Summer semester was not previously included (link)

Public universities - FTE Enrollment (subtotal 2017) from Interactive Data Dashboards: Enrollment. Enrollment Trends by Level tab; Enrollment Measure: Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment (link)

Independent colleges & universities - FTE data provided by North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (NCICU) research staff (link)

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2016-2017

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 507,797 51.56%
Community colleges 182,596 18.54%
Public universities 209,402 21.26%
Independent colleges & universities 85,154 8.65%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" as 5% of the library service population: 10,155,942. Source: North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management, 2016 Certified County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Curriculum Annual Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2016-2017. (link)

Public universities - FTE Enrollment (subtotal 2016) from Interactive Data Dashboards: Enrollment. Enrollment Trends by Level tab; Enrollment Measure: Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment. (link)

Independent colleges & universities - FTE data provided by North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (NCICU) research staff. (link)

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2015-2016

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 502,834 52.39%
Community colleges 166,582 17.36%
Public universities 205,119 21.37%
Independent colleges & universities 85,242 8.88%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" as 5% of the library service population: 10,056,683. Source: North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management, 2015 Certified County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Curriculum Annual Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2015-2016 (link)

Public universities - Table 5. | Full-Time Equivalent Degree Credit Enrollment in North Carolina College and Universities by Institution, Level of Instruction, and Residence Status, Fall 2015. (link)

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2014-2015

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 497,684 51.93%
Community colleges 174,566 18.22%
Public universities 202,447 21.13%
Independent colleges & universities 83,630 8.73%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" as 5% of the library service population: 9,953,687. Source: North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management,2014 Provisional County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Curriculum Annual Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2014-2015 (link)

Public universities - Table 5. | Full-Time Equivalent Degree Credit Enrollment in North Carolina College and Universities by Institution, Level of Instruction, and Residence Status, Fall 2014, in Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina, 2014-15. (link)

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2013-2014

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 493,098 51.39%
Community colleges 182,462 19.02%
Public universities 200,716 20.92%
Independent colleges & universities 83,192 8.67%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" as 5% of the library service population: 9,861,952. Source: North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management,2013 Certified County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Curriculum Detail Annual Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2013-2014 (link)

Public universities - Table 5. | Full-Time Equivalent Degree Credit Enrollment in North Carolina College and Universities by Institution, Level of Instruction, and Residence Status, Fall 2013, in Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina, 2013-14. (link)

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2012-2013

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 488,261 50.78%
Community colleges 189,346 19.69%
Public universities 201,251 20.93%
Independent colleges & universities 82,728 8.60%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" as 5% of the library service population: 9,765,229. Source: North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management,2012 Certified County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Curriculum Annual Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2012-2013 (link)

Public universities - Table 5. | Full-Time Equivalent Degree Credit Enrollment in North Carolina College and Universities by Institution, Level of Instruction, and Residence Status, Fall 2012, in Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina, 2012-13. (link)

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2011-2012

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 483,462 50.38%
Community colleges 192,443 20.05%
Public universities 200,386 20.88%
Independent colleges & universities 83,316 8.68%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" as 5% of the library service population: 9,669,244. Source: North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management,2011 Certified County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Curriculum Annual Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2011-2012 (link)

Public universities - Table 5. | Full-Time Equivalent Degree Credit Enrollment in North Carolina College and Universities by Institution, Level of Instruction, and Residence Status, Fall 2011, in Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina, 2011-12. (link)

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2010-2011

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 479,311 49.82%
Community colleges 199,043 20.69%
Public universities 201,147 20.91%
Independent colleges & universities 82,505 8.58%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" as 5% of the library service population: 9,586,227. Source: State Library of North Carolina, Statistical Report of North Carolina Public Libraries, July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011. (link)

Community colleges - Curriculum Annual Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2010-2011 (link)

Public universities - Table 5. | Acrobat. (pdf) | Full-Time Equivalent Degree Credit Enrollment in North Carolina Colleges and Universities by Institution, Level of Instruction, and Residence Status, Fall 2010, in Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina, 2010-11. (link)

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2009-2010

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 469,130 49.76%
Community colleges 194,607 20.64%
Public universities 199,717 21.18%
Independent colleges & universities 79,420 8.42%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" as 5% of the library service population: 9,382,609. Source: State Library of North Carolina, Statistical Report of North Carolina Public Libraries, July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010. (link)

Community colleges - Curriculum Annual Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2009-2010 (link)

Public universities - Table 5. | Acrobat. (pdf) | Full-Time Equivalent Degree Credit Enrollment in North Carolina Colleges and Universities by Institution, Level of Instruction, and Residence Status, Fall 2009, in Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina, 2009-10. (link)

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2008-2009

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 462,359 51.08%
Community colleges 169,748 18.75%
Public universities 193,219 21.35%
Independent colleges & universities 79,860 8.82%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" at 5% of the state population. Estimated population of North Carolina, July 2008: 9,247,173. Source: Office of State Planning, State Demographics, 2008 Revised County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Curriculum Annual Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2008-2009 (link)

Public universities - Table 5. | Acrobat. (pdf) | Full-Time Equivalent Degree Credit Enrollment in North Carolina Colleges and Universities by Institution, Level of Instruction, and Residence Status, Fall 2008, in Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina, 2008-09. (link)

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2007-2008

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 453,215 51.73%
Community colleges 156,249 17.84%
Public universities 187,791 21.44%
Independent colleges & universities 78,794 8.99%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" at 5% of the state population. Estimated population of North Carolina, July 2007: 9,064,307. Source: Office of State Planning, State Demographics, 2007 Revised County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Curriculum Annual Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2007-2008 (link)

Public universities - Table 5. | Acrobat. (pdf) | Full-Time Equivalent Degree Credit Enrollment in North Carolina Colleges and Universities by Institution, Level of Instruction, and Residence Status, Fall 2007, in Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina, 2007-08. (link)

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2006-2007

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 443,360 52.05%
Community colleges 149,607 17.56%
Public universities 181,886 21.35%
Independent colleges & universities 76,902 9.03%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" at 5% of the state population. Estimated population of North Carolina, July 2006: 8,867,193. Source: Office of State Planning, State Demographics, 2006 Revised County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Annualized Curriculum Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Fall Semester 2006-2007 (link)

Public universities - Table 5. | Acrobat. (pdf) | Full-Time Equivalent Degree Credit Enrollment in North Carolina Colleges and Universities by Institution, Level of Instruction, and Residence Status, Fall 2006, in Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina, 2006-07. (link)

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2005-2006

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 433,483 52.06%
Community colleges 148,736 17.86%
Public universities 176,619 21.21%
Independent colleges & universities 73,839 8.87%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" at 5% of the state population. Estimated population of North Carolina, July 2005: 8,669,657. Source: Office of State Planning, State Demographics, 2005 Revised County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Annualized Curriculum Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Table 2, Fall Semester 2005-2006 (link)

Public universities - Table 5. | Acrobat. (pdf) | Full-Time Equivalent Degree Credit Enrollment in North Carolina Colleges and Universities by Institution, Level of Instruction, and Residence Status, Fall 2005, in Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina, 2005-06. (link)

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2004-2005

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 426,574 52.16%
Community colleges 148,543 18.16%
Public universities 170,156 20.81%
Independent colleges & universities 72,486 8.86%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" at 5% of the state population. Estimated population of North Carolina, July 2004: 8,531,487. Source: Office of State Planning, State Demographics, 2004 Revised County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Annualized Curriculum Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Fall Semester 2004-2005 (link)

Public universities - Table 5. | Acrobat. (pdf) | Full-Time Equivalent Degree Credit Enrollment in North Carolina Colleges and Universities by Institution, Level of Instruction, and Residence Status, Fall 2004, in Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina, 2004-05. (link)

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2003-2004

COI FTE % of total FTE
Public libraries 420,834 52.28%
Community colleges 148,441 18.44%
Public universities 164,074 20.38%
Independent colleges & universities 71,542 8.89%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE sets public library "FTE" at 5% of the state population. Estimated population of North Carolina, July 2002: 8,416,671. Source: Office of State Planning, State Demographics, 2003 Revised County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Annualized Curriculum Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Fall Semester 2003-2004 (link)

Public universities - Source: Full-Time Equivalent Degree Credit Enrollment in North Carolina College and Universities by Institution, Level of Instruction, and Residence Status, Fall 2003, in Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina, 2003-04. (link)

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