NC LIVE Community of Interest FTE Counts

COIFTE% of total FTE
Public libraries524,35451.69%
Community colleges185,56518.29%
Public universities221,07121.79%
Independent colleges & universities83,4238.22%

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)