Enrollment in the University of Nebraska system has grown to nearly 52,000 students, the highest enrollment since 1993.
Enrollment increased at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the University of Nebraska-Omaha, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Enrollment also grew at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. Enrollment dropped slightly at the University of Nebraska-Kearney.
The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture grew by a third to 512 students.
On the largest campus, enrollment grew a percent to 25,260; record enrollment at UNL.
The University of Nebraska-Omaha reports a 2% increase in the number of students there, with enrollment this fall at 15,526. The University of Nebraska Medical Center, also located in Omaha, saw the biggest percentage increase of 2 ½ percent to 3,790.
The following figures were supplied by the University of Nebraska.
Campus enrollment totals
· University of Nebraska-Lincoln: 25,260 (1 percent increase)
· University of Nebraska at Omaha: 15,526 (2 percent increase)
· University of Nebraska at Kearney: 6,747 (2.2 percent decrease)
· University of Nebraska Medical Center: 3,790 (2.5 percent increase)
· Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture: 512 (33.3 percent increase)
University-wide enrollment totals
· Undergraduate students: 39,175 (1.2 percent increase)
· First-time freshmen: 7,573 (1.1 percent increase)
· Graduate students: 9,732 (0.8 percent increase)
· Professional students: 2,928 (2.6 percent increase)
· Total enrollment including NCTA: 51,835 (1.2 percent increase)