Kansas Universities See Higher Enrollment

By: AP
By: AP

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Enrollment has increased 1.5 percent for the
spring semester at the state's six universities and its medical

The state Board of Regents reported Thursday that nearly 85,000 students were enrolled. That's about 1,200 more than the number for
the spring 2008 semester.

The largest percentage increase was at Fort Hays State University, which saw its spring enrollment jump 4.6 percent.

That's an increase of 370 students, to nearly 8,400.

The University of Kansas saw enrollment on its Lawrence campus rise 1.9 percent, to more than 25,000. The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City had an enrollment increase of 3.9 percent, to about 3,000 students.

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