Indiana University Sets Record Enrollment

A total of 108,041 students were enrolled at IU campuses as of Monday.

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Indiana University Bloomington enrolled its second-largest freshman class in the campus' history.

A record number of students enrolled at Indiana University’s eight campuses this year, according to IU data reported Monday.

IU says a total of 108,041 students are enrolled across the state after the first day of classes. Indiana University Bloomington has enrolled the second-largest freshman class in its history, with 7,410 first-year students, and students were enrolled in a record number of credit hours at IUPUI, IU Kokomo, IU Bloomington, IU East and IU Southeast.

The academic achievements of incoming students is also higher than in previous years.

The average SAT score for incoming freshmen is 1201, up from 1199 last year, and the median high school grade-point average increased from 3.70 from 3.69.

The percentage of students near the top of their high school class reached a record 74.1 percent, and 84 students received national merit awards.

More information about IU’s enrollment can be found here.

 

Gretchen Frazee

Gretchen Frazee is a reporter/producer for WFIU and WTIU news. Prior to her current role, Frazee worked as the associate online content coordinator for WFIU/WTIU. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia where she studied multimedia journalism and anthropology. You can follow her on Twitter @gretchenfrazee.

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