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Geographical Distribution of Beginning Freshman
Fall Semester
State 2002 Distribution 2003 Distribution 2004 Distribution 2005 Distribution 2006 Distribution
North Dakota 959 48.3% 1,050 47.9% 981 45.2% 866 46.0% 837 44.1%
Minnesota 690 34.7% 787 35.9% 840 38.7% 750 39.8% 763 40.2%
Montana 20 1.0% 28 1.3% 18 0.8% 11 0.6% 23 1.2%
South Dakota 42 2.1% 56 2.6% 63 2.9% 35 1.9% 36 1.9%
Wisconsin 31 1.6% 31 1.4% 37 1.7% 32 1.7% 40 2.1%
Illinois 19 1.0% 15 0.7% 15 0.7% 18 1.0% 11 0.6%
Colorado 25 1.3% 38 1.7% 20 0.9% 15 0.8% 16 0.8%
California 17 0.9% 14 0.6% 15 0.7% 19 1.0% 18 0.9%
Washington 31 1.6% 27 1.2% 26 1.2% 24 1.3% 31 1.6%
Iowa 8 0.4% 10 0.5% 10 0.5% 5 0.3% 5 0.3%
Other States 97 4.9% 107 4.9% 91 4.2% 99 5.3% 107 5.6%
Other Countries 48 2.4% 31 1.4% 53 2.4% 10 0.5% 13 0.7%
Total 1,987   2,194   2,169   1,884   1,900