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College welcomes record 3,093 students

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Both Kansas State University and the College of Human Ecology broke enrollment records this fall.

The college recorded 3,093 graduate and undergraduate students, up from 2,856 in 2013.

As of Sept. 20, 24,776 students make up the largest enrollment in the university's 151-year history. The Manhattan campus has 185 more students than it did last fall.

Human Ecology numbers show:

• 2,678 undergraduate students,
• 279 master’s degree students,
• 113 Ph.D. students and
• 36 non-degree graduate students, including 23 in graduate certificate programs.

Of those, 43 attend the Salina campus which offers degrees in family studies and human services and personal financial planning; 317 are non-campus students in undergraduate studies; and 234 are non-campus students in graduate programs.

The university student body has 3,579 students who identify as black, Hispanic, Asian, American Indian, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander or multiracial, 121 more than in 2013.

K-State's student body is now 9.1 percent international students who come from more than 100 countries and six continents.

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