FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 23, 2010
BOARD OF REGENTS ANNOUNCES 2010 FALL SEMESTER ENROLLMENT
Public College & University Enrollment Up 3,237 Students
(TOPEKA) – Enrollment figures released today by the Kansas Board of Regents show an increase of 3,237 students at the state’s 32 public universities, community colleges, and technical colleges. This represents a 1.8% systemwide increase for the 2010 fall academic semester over the 2009 fall academic semester. The systemwide enrollment of 187,398 is reported as of the 20th day of classes.
At the seven public universities , enrollment was up by 364 students, or 0.4%. At the 19 community colleges, enrollment was up by 2,609 students, or 3.3%. At the six technical colleges, enrollment was up by 264 students, or 5.7%. Please see the spreadsheet on page 2 for individual college and university enrollment figures.
About the Kansas Board of Regents:
The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents is the governing board of the state’s six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (seven public universities, 19 community colleges, and six technical colleges). In addition, the Board administers the state’s student financial aid, adult education, GED, and career and technical education programs. The Board also authorizes private proprietary schools and out-of-state institutions to operate in Kansas, and administers Kan-ed, 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.