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Total enrollment falls for eighth consecutive year

Total enrollment falls for eighth consecutive year

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2019

Total enrollment has dropped for the eighth consecutive year at USI, falling to 8,690 students. This year’s fall enrollment of graduate and undergraduate students is a 3% decrease from last year’s numbers according to Census data numbers released by the university Sept. 17. Total enrollment h...

USI enrollment drops below 9,000

Students participate in a chant for their individual colleges during last years Welcome Week. Each college works to be the loudest as they walk into the Physical Activities Center.

Riley Guerzini and Noah Alatza

September 18, 2018

Enrollment has dropped below 9,000 total students for the first time in over 15 years.  Chief Data Officer Katherine Draughon said the last time enrollment was under 9,000 was in 1999 when 8,695 undergraduate and graduate students attended the university. Census data released late Tuesday for the Fa...

Undergraduate enrollment down; Graduate, CAP students up

After Convocation, the freshman class moved to the Quad to take their Class of 2021 photo.

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 19, 2017

Excluding CAP students, total enrollment actually decreased from 9,024 in Fall of last year to 9,017 this year. Since 2007, enrollment has decreased by 922 students, not counting CAP students, according to information gathered by the Office of Planning, Research and Assessment (OPRA). The univer...

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