Official Counts Show Enrollment Up at YSU
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Enrollment is up at Youngstown State University, according to the official preliminary counts taken on the 14th day of the semester.
Overall headcount enrollment increased 0.4% from 12,644 last fall semester to 12,696 this fall semester.
Full-time equivalent enrollment increased 1.3% to 10,566. It is the third consecutive full-time equivalent increase, up 5.3% from 10,034 in fall 2015.
Other enrollment count highlights are:
- The freshman class of 2,383 students up 31% from 1,821 four years ago.
- The freshman class boasts average high school grade point averages of 3.35, the highest in YSU history.
- Minority students make up 22% of the freshmen class, up from 18.5% last fall semester. Overall enrollment of minorities is up 1.7%.
- Freshmen come from 507 high schools and 56 Ohio counties.
- For the second consecutive year, more than 300 freshmen enrolled in the YSU Honors College. Four years ago, Honors College freshmen enrollment was 96.
- All university resident halls and apartments at capacity with 1,264 students.
- In addition, both the Edge apartments on the West Side of campus (with nearly 400 students) and the new Enclave apartments on Wick Avenue (with nearly 200 students) at capacity.
SOURCE: YSU News Center
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