Kent State reports increase in spring enrollment

Christine Morgan


Kent State’s Spring 2011 enrollment has reached a record high.

The 15th day census data stated that enrollment is up 4.56 percent for main campus. Enrollment for Kent regional campuses is up 4.63 percent.

“This academic year has been marked with many special achievements and recognitions, all of which help affirm that Kent State is globally recognized, nationally ranked and locally vital,” said Kent State President Lester A. Lefton in a press release. “Kent State’s reputation is reaching those beyond our campuses and Northeast Ohio, drawing students near and far who recognize the value of a Kent State education.”

Kent State reports 39,963 students are enrolled for the spring 2011 semester, compared to 38,196 students enrolled in the spring 2010 semester.

T. David Garcia, associate vice president for enrollment management and student affairs said in a press release that he is excited to see the trend of increased applications and enrollment.

“When looking ahead to next fall, we are running above last year’s numbers in undergraduate admission applications,” Garcia said. “The trend we’re seeing of increased applications and enrollment is tremendous, and I’d like to thank Dr. Lefton, the university faculty and staff, as well as our Admissions Office. Their efforts result in students choosing Kent State.”


Kent State University reports an increase in spring enrollment again this year.

The university’s spring enrollment numbers increased 4.56 percent this year.

Kent State reports 39,936 students are enrolled for the spring semester in its eight campuses.

Last spring, the university reported 38,196 students were enrolled.

At the Kent campus, a 4.51 percent increased was reported.

KentWired Staff