A representation of the number of students enrolled at an institution, each registered for a full credit hour load. FTES are normally calculated on a fiscal year basis, but can be done for an individual term, using a different set of factors.
A measure of student enrollment based on the number of student credit hours for which students enroll. See FTE Student Calculation Factors and Full-Time Student for other FTE equivalencies.
the arithmetic equivalent of a student taking a full course of studies for a specified period no longer than one year, as derived from credits, total course registrations, student contact hours or course hour equivalents.