Though the increase in students was slight, it set another record.
University of Nebraska officials report enrollment reached an all-time high for the second straight year. In total, 52,679 students attend class on the four campuses as well as the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, up three-tenths of a percent over the record high of 52,516 last year.
Both the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska Medical Center report record enrollments. The Lincoln and Omaha campuses report their largest-ever incoming freshmen classes.
Campus enrollment totals as reported by the university:
· University of Nebraska-Lincoln: 26,079 (0.7% increase)
· University of Nebraska at Omaha: 15,730 (0.7% increase)
· University of Nebraska at Kearney: 6,644 (2.1% decrease)
· University of Nebraska Medical Center: 3,908 (1.2% increase)
· Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture: 317 (7.3% decrease)
The fall enrollment on the Lincoln campus saw the 5th straight enrollment growth at Nebraska, with the largest incoming freshmen class in its history. There are 4,905 first-time freshmen at Nebraska this fall, surpassing last year’s entering class of 4,860.