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Spring enrollment up at KU and most institutions across the state

Spring enrollment at KU rose slightly this spring with 26,894 students on all campuses, according to figures released by the Kansas Board of Regents.

KU's spring enrollment has risen consistently for the past six years. This semester, the university enrolled 1,139, or 4.4 percent, more students than it did in 1997.

"Total KU spring enrollment for the past six years:
• Spring 2002: 26,894
• Spring 2001: 26,857
• Spring 2000: 26,545
• Spring 1999: 26,297
• Spring 1998: 26,214
• Spring 1997: 25,755

At the Lawrence campus, 24,719 students enrolled this spring, compared with 24,502 in 2001 and 24,209 in 2000. Lawrence campus totals include enrollment at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park as well as at the Public Manage-ment Center (formerly the Capitol Complex) in Topeka. At the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., 2,175 students enrolled this spring, compared with 2,355 students in spring 2001 and 2,336 in spring 2000.

Spring 2002 enrollment at all Kansas Board of Regents universities increased by 2,161 students to 79,562, a 2.8 percent increase over the spring semester 2001.

KU remains the largest university in the regents system. About 34 percent of the students enrolled at a regents university are at KU.


March 1, 2002
Vol. 26, No. 12

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Kansas Board of Regents Spring Headcount
Institution
University of Kansas
Kansas State University
Wichita State University
Emporia State University
Pittsburg State University
Fort Hays State University
KU Medical Center
K-State Veterinary Med Center
K-State Salina College of Tech.
Total
Headcount
24,719
19,079
15,049
5,573
6,165
5,472
2,175
4000
930
75,562
Change from 2001
217
664
680
359
159
184
(180)
3
75
2,161
Percent change
0.9%
3.6%
4.7%
6.9%
2.6%
3.5%
-7.6%
0.8%
8.8%
2.8%

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