For academic year 2009-2010, 30,328 students were enrolled in the university. Graduate College enrollment was 5,720, which included 300 postdoctoral scholars. The percentage of new students admitted and enrolled remained stable at 17.2%, although the number of applicants and total admissions was down slightly (see Figure 1).
UI graduate programs continue to admit top scholars who have demonstrated their abilities to pursue high-quality creative and scholarly work. Similarly, postdoctoral scholars from across the nation infuse the campus with fresh thinking from motivated professionals who are beginning their careers.