2012 News Releases

September 27, 2012

Public College and University Enrollment Up

(TOPEKA) – Enrollment figures released today by the Kansas Board of Regents shows an increase of 458 students at the state’s 32 public universities, community colleges and technical colleges. This represents a 0.24% system wide increase for the 2012 fall academic semester over the 2011 fall academic semester. The system wide enrollment of 188,694 is reported as of census day by each institution.

Enrollment was down at the seven public universities and 19 community colleges, -152 students (-0.15%) and -150 students (-0.19%) respectively. Enrollment was up at the six technical colleges by 705 students, an increase of 13.40%. Please see the attached spreadsheet for individual institution enrollment figures.


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, 19 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.

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