Headline says it all: UW-Green Bay enrollment surges

It is beyond good news for UW-Green Bay. Last week the University reported record enrollment and its most diverse fall enrollment to date. UW-Green Bay saw significant gains in minority students, graduate students and “undergraduate specials,” including high school students taking college courses. In a weekend (Nov. 14) story in the Green Bay Press-Gazette, reporter Shelby Le Duc captured the optimism. Here is an excerpt:

GREEN BAY – A beautiful campus, smaller classes, affordable tuition. These are just a few reasons why University of Wisconsin-Green Bay freshman Rosie Ziegler believes her school is being sought after now more than ever before.

Enrollment at UWGB this fall topped 7,000 students — the most in the university’s history. In growing, the university is bucking a trend of schools across the UW System, where enrollment is expected to fall by an average of 3-4 percent, according to preliminary numbers released by the system. That’s an expected loss of roughly 5,000 students this year.

By comparison, UWGB’s enrollment grew by 251 students over last year.

Read the full story here.

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