Indiana University's official spring 2019 census numbers show continued growth in online enrollments.
A record number of IU students are taking at least one online class. That number rose by 2,571 students, from 28,804 in spring 2018 to 31,375 in spring 2019, an 8.9 percent increase. Some 35.5 percent of all IU student take at least one online class, up from 32.4 percent in spring 2018.
The number of students enrolled in online degree and certificate programs is 5,585, up by 673 students, or 13.7 percent, over the 4,912 students enrolled in spring 2018. Undergraduate enrollments were up 13.5 percent, from 1,864 in spring 2018 to 2,116 in the same period 2019. These enrollments represent 6.3 percent of all IU students, up from 5.5 percent in spring 2018, and nearly double the 3.3 percent enrollment in 2014.
Online credit hours, including asynchronous online as well as synchronous live video options, totaled 155,019, up 7.1 percent over 144,731 in spring 2018. Online credit hours now represent 14 percent of all university credit hours, up from 13 percent in spring 2018. At the regional campuses, online credit hours represent 30 percent of total credit hours.
If you have questions about IU Online data, contact Sharon Wavle, associate director for decision support and reporting in the Office of Online Education, at email@example.com.