Pa. state system universities lose enrollment for 7th year in a row

Oct 19, 2017 by

Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities collectively lost enrollment this fall for the seventh straight year, slipping by about 2 percent from a year ago and by 14 percent since 2010.

Total headcount across the system stands at 102,301, compared to 104,779 in fall 2016, according to data released Wednesday. The system’s enrollment peaked at 119,513 students seven years ago and has declined since for a variety of reasons including falling numbers of high school graduates in parts of the state.

This year’s losses ranged from Mansfield University, down 14 percent to 1,897, to East Stroudsburg University, down one percent to 6,742, according to State System data.

Source: Pa. state system universities lose enrollment for 7th year in a row | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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