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Geographical Distribution of Beginning Freshman
Fall Semester


State 2001 Distribution 2002 Distribution 2003 Distribution 2004 Distribution 2005 Distribution
North Dakota 1,013 52.0% 959 48.3% 1,050 47.9% 981 45.2% 866 46.0%
Minnesota 606 31.1% 690 34.7% 787 35.9% 840 38.7% 750 39.8%
Montana 38 2.0% 20 1.0% 28 1.3% 18 0.8% 11 0.6%
South Dakota 53 2.7% 42 2.1% 56 2.6% 63 2.9% 35 1.9%
Wisconsin 22 1.1% 31 1.6% 31 1.4% 37 1.7% 32 1.7%
Illinois 11 0.6% 19 1.0% 15 0.7% 15 0.7% 18 1.0%
Colorado 23 1.2% 25 1.3% 38 1.7% 20 0.9% 15 0.8%
California 7 0.4% 17 0.9% 14 0.6% 15 0.7% 19 1.0%
Washington 18 0.9% 31 1.6% 27 1.2% 26 1.2% 24 1.3%
Iowa 11 0.6% 8 0.4% 10 0.5% 10 0.5% 5 0.3%
Other States 100 5.1% 97 4.9% 107 4.9% 91 4.2% 99 5.3%
Other Countries 45 2.3% 48 2.4% 31 1.4% 53 2.4% 10 0.5%
Total 1,947   1,987   2,194   2169   1884