Kentucky State University, the historically Black educational institution in Frankfort, reports a major increase in enrollments this semester compared to a year ago.
The university reports that there are 2,096 undergraduate students on campus for the Spring 2017 semester. This is up 34.3 percent from the Spring 2016 semester. Also, there are 172 graduate students on campus for the current semester. This is an increase of 17.8 percent from a year ago.
All told there are 2,268 students on campus for the current semester. This is a 30 percent increase from the Fall 2016 semester.
Aaron Thompson, interim president of Kentucky State University, stated that “the enrollment increase is the result of the hard work of faculty, staff, students, alumni, volunteers, community members, and lawmakers. While we have much work to do, we are pleased with the great progress we have made so far.”