FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 27, 2013


Board of Regents Announce 2013 Fall Semester Enrollment

(Topeka, Kansas) - Preliminary fall enrollment figures released today by the Kansas Board of Regents show a system-wide decrease of 1.33% or 2,504 students across the state’s 32 public universities, community colleges and technical colleges. The fall semester enrollment total is 186,190 as of census day at each institution, a preliminary headcount of students enrolled at each institution on the 20th day of class.

Enrollment increased at the state’s technical colleges, where an additional 472 students are enrolled this fall compared to the preliminary census day count in 2012. Enrollment was nearly flat at the seven public universities (-123 students), and was down across the state’s 19 community colleges (-3,095 students). The attached spreadsheet outlines enrollment figures for each institution.

The total system-wide Academic Year enrollment for 2012-2013 was approximately 259,000. Based on historical trend, the Kansas Board of Regents projects Academic Year enrollment for the 2013-2014 academic year to remain relatively flat.

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About the Kansas Board of Regents:
The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents, founded in 1925 and established in the Kansas Constitution, is the governing board of the six state universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges). In addition, the Board administers the state’s student financial aid, adult education, GED, career and technical education programs, and the state university retirement plans. The Board also approves private proprietary schools and out-of-state institutions to operate in Kansas and administers the Kan-ed network, a statewide network that provides broadband Internet access and distance learning capabilities for schools, hospitals, and libraries. Visit the Kansas Board of Regents online at www.kansasregents.org.

For more information, contact Mary Jane Stankiewicz at (785)260-5086 (cell) or mjstankiewicz@ksbor.org.