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Arkansas State University reports record setting class size



Jonesboro, Arkansas – Another Arkansas university reports record-setting enrollment for the fall 2022 semester.

Arkansas State University stated its fall 2022 semester class is 14,109 students, the first time to top the 14,000 figure since 2018 in a Thursday announcement. This comes after three consecutive years of enrollment decline at the school.

The university’s all-time high for registration was 14,144 students for the fall 2017 semester.

The Thursday announcement also included the university seeing an increase of 100 students in on-campus housing and increases in international students by 5% and online students by 10%. The first to second-year retention rate at A-State is the best-ever 77.6% for the fall semester.

Tuesday, UA Little Rock reported its freshman class was up 29% for the fall 2022 semester. Earlier, Harding University reports a 6.9% increase, while Henderson University saw a 5% increase for the semester.

UA Pine Bluff reported a 12% increase in student retention to 77% for fall 2022.