NC LIVE Community of Interest FTE Counts

COIFTE% of total FTE
Public libraries514,16351.84%
Community colleges180,02318.15%
Public universities213,21821.50%
Independent colleges & universities84,3868.51%

Notes on sources of FTE data:

Public libraries - NC LIVE defines public library "FTE" as 5% of the library service population: 10,283,255. Source: North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management, 2017 Certified County Population Estimates. (link)

Community colleges - Total Curriculum Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 2017-2018. *Beginning with Reporting Year 2015-2016, Curriculum FTE includes Summer, Fall and Spring semesters. Summer semester was not previously included (link)

Public universities - FTE Enrollment (subtotal 2017) from Interactive Data Dashboards: Enrollment. Enrollment Trends by Level tab; Enrollment Measure: Full-Time Equivalent Enrollment (link)

Independent colleges & universities - FTE data provided by North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities (NCICU) research staff (link)