New record set: 7,000 incoming freshmen enrolled at University of Arkansas for this school year, more than 30,000 students in total

FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas — The number of students enrolled at the University of Arkansas has surpassed 30,000 for the upcoming 2022–2023 academic year, with over 7,000 first-year students joining the student body. This marks the second year in a row that the University has set a new enrollment record.

According to a news release, this is the biggest number of students from the Natural State to ever enroll at the university, with 15,479 students hailing from Arkansas.

The eleventh-day snapshot that is mandated by the Department of Higher Education reveals that overall enrolment is 30,936. This represents a growth of 8.3 percent in comparison to the previous year and is one of the highest increases in the past 10 years.

The number of first-year students at the University of Arkansas will increase by 17.1 percent to 7,099, making this the second year in a row that the freshmen class has grown by more than 1,000 students in a single academic year.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has seen a record number of freshman enroll.

University of Arkansas enrollment is booming. We have record overall enrollment and highest ever new freshman enrollment. I am most proud of the record numbers of Arkansans in the freshman class and in overall enrollment. This continued growth underscores that the U of A is a destination institution attracting students both in Arkansas and from across the country. The freshman class will have the highest incoming GPA in our history; these students are prepared to succeed. This is all good news for our campus and for our state.

Charles Robinson, interim chancellor at the U of A

According to the University of Arizona, the preliminary data indicate a considerable increase in the number of students coming from other locations. The total number of students enrolled, 7,101, represents the fourth record year in a row. According to a press statement, the highest growth was seen within the Hispanic group, which had a rise of 12.3 percent compared to the previous year.

Harding University has seen an increase in the number of freshman enrollments.

In addition, there are currently 1,543 students who have transferred into the university, and the total number of graduate and legal students equals 4,667.

The “snapshot” of enrolment that is required by the Department of Higher Education will be provided by the statistics that are created on the 11th day of classes. The enrollment figures will continue to shift subtly until October, when they will be publicly reported after being properly corrected.

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