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That's why the numbers given above by hawkette are misleading. I don't believe for a second that 1/2 or more of all the undergrad classes at any UC school have 20 or less; those are the discussion sections.
assume that the average class with more than 50 students has 100, that the average class between 20 and 50 has 35 and that the average class with fewer than 20 students has 15.
Assume tiny college A has only 100 courses and 90% have under 20 students. Big U has 4500 classes but "only" 45% are under 20. Which is better??
the common data set has a separate section for discussion sections. they are not being counted unless a school is misreporting numbers, deliberately or otherwise. i suspect this is rarely the case.
the real issue is that people confuse the percentage of classes of a certain size with the percentage of classroom experiences of a certain size. simply, there are more students in large classes.