Data -- Undergraduate Religious Enrollment

UNDERGRADUATE RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION                  Fall 2008
  1997-1998 1998-1999 1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009
All Undergraduate # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Catholic 815 46.7% 774 43.7% 770 44.0% 725 43.0% 727 41.0% 736 39.5% 751 40.3% 798 41.5% 792 42.5% 852 43.0% 859 42.5% 892 42.6%
Baptist 36 2.1% 40 2.3% 39 2.2% 35 2.1% 31 1.7% 37 2.0% 38 2.0% 30 1.6% 30 1.6% 33 1.7% 37 1.8% 46 2.2%
Lutheran 425 24.3% 429 24.2% 425 24.3% 402 23.8% 424 23.9% 438 23.5% 448 24.1% 457 23.8% 466 25.0% 475 24.0% 500 24.8% 517 24.7%
Methodist 93 5.3% 97 5.5% 86 4.9% 100 5.9% 104 5.9% 119 6.4% 116 6.2% 120 6.2% 106 5.7% 123 6.2% 106 5.3% 98 4.7%
Other   101 5.8% 120 6.8% 107 6.1% 103 6.1% 99 5.6% 107 5.7% 124 6.7% 147 7.6% 134 7.2% 164 8.3% 175 8.7% 200 9.6%
Jewish 2 0.1% 1 0.1% 2 0.1% 1 0.1% 4 0.2% 5 0.3% 5 0.3% 3 0.2% 2 0.1% 4 0.2% 3 0.1% 4 0.2%
Other Christian 154 8.8% 156 8.8% 145 8.3% 166 9.8% 159 9.0% 182 9.8% 196 10.5% 192 10.0% 190 10.2% 214 10.8% 45 2.2% 68 3.2%
Hindu                               0.0% 1 0.1% 2 0.1%   0.0%   0.0%
Buddhist                             1 0.1% 1 0.1% 2 0.1% 2 0.1% 3 0.1%
No religion 121 6.9% 154 8.7% 176 10.1% 154 9.1% 197 11.1% 154 12.8% 183 9.8%   0.0% 128 6.9% 109 5.5% 190 9.4% 202 9.7%
Not indicated   0.0%   0.0%   0.0%   0.0% 28 1.6%   0.0% 1 0.1% 174 9.1% 14 0.8% 2 0.1% 102 5.1% 63 3.0%
  1747 100.0% 1771 100.0% 1750 100.0% 1686 100.0% 1773 100.0% 1778 100.0% 1862 100.0% 1922 100.0% 1864 100.0% 1980 100.0% 2019 100.0% 2093 100.0%
                                                 
  1997-1998 1998-1999 1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009
First Time First Year # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Catholic                 153 43.0% 151 42.4% 156 43.8% 121 38.8% 119 40.2% 152 49.0% 157 43.5% 165 46.1%
Baptist                 4 1.1% 7 2.0% 7 2.0% 3 1.0% 4 1.4% 5 1.6% 7 1.9% 12 3.4%
Lutheran                 101 28.4% 69 19.4% 85 23.9% 83 26.6% 88 29.7% 59 19.0% 85 23.5% 83 23.2%
Methodist                 19 5.3% 20 5.6% 15 4.2% 25 8.0% 13 4.4% 17 5.5% 16 4.4% 17 4.7%
Other                   20 5.6% 19 5.3% 30 8.4% 30 9.6% 21 7.1% 30 9.7% 30 8.3% 29 8.1%
Jewish                 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.3%   0.0% 0 0.0% 1 0.3%   0.0% 1 0.3%
Other Christian                 22 6.2% 44 12.4% 38 10.7% 22 7.1% 35 11.8% 31 10.0% 13 3.6% 14 3.9%
No religion                 18 5.1% 15 4.2% 24 6.7%   0.0% 10 3.4% 15 4.8% 42 11.6% 35 9.8%
Not indicated                   0.0%   0.0%   0.0% 28 9.0% 6 2.0% 0 0.0% 11 3.0% 2 0.6%
                  337 94.7% 325 91.3% 356 100.0% 312 100.0% 296 100.0% 310 100.0% 361 100.0% 358 100.0%