University of Hawaii Has Record High Enrollment ~ UHMC Up 5.2%

UH enrollment sets record at 56,716

By Star-Advertiser Staff
Article from: Star-Advertiser

Spring enrollment in the University of Hawaii system has increased for the fourth consecutive year, pushing the total number of students to a record 56,716.

Initial figures this semester show an increase of 955 students, or 1.7 percent more than spring 2010.

While enrollment at the flagship Manoa campus decreased slightly with a loss of 44 students or 0.2 percent for a total of 19,242 students, enrollment at seven of the remaining nine campuses increased: UH-West Oahu, 9.8 percent; Hawaii Community College, 9.3 percent; Windward, 6.9 percent; UH Maui College, 5.2 percent; Leeward, 2.6 percent; UH-Hilo, 2.5 percent; and Kapiolani, 1.1 percent. Enrollment decreases were recorded at two community colleges: Hono•lulu, 3.6 percent; and Kauai, 1.2 percent.