F's 

First-time student                   A student attending Westminster College for the first time.  Includes students enrolled in the fall term who attended a postsecondary institution for the first time at the same level in the prior summer term.  Also includes students who enter with advanced standing with college credit earned before their graduation from high school.
First-year student A student who has completed less than the equivalent of one full year of undergraduate work.
F.T.E. or full-time equivalent Measures of faculty or student numbers.  Typically based on the number of credit hours taught by faculty at an institution or on the number of credit hours in which students are enrolled.
Full-time Students enrolled in twelve or more credit hours in a semester.
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