However, the law refers to the "daily average number of full-time students attending such institution (with part-time students taken into account on a full-time student equivalent
basis)." Although the IPEDS data include a measure of full-time equivalent enrollment, the IPEDS data are not daily averages.
The Maricopa Community College District, for example, saw an ,increase of about 7 percent in its full-time student equivalent
enrollment over last year, an increase that is almost double the county's increase in population.
part-time); student characteristics (college and statewide comparison of total headcount; average age; and percentages of academic majors, technical majors, gender and ethnicity); full-time student equivalent
(FTSE) enrollment by academic and technical programs and by in-district and out-of-district; number and levels of college technical programs offered; and college degrees and certificates conferred.