Student enrollment exceeds 4,000

Three students studying

Enrollment in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is holding steady, with 4,150 students for fall semester 2016.

That number includes undergraduate and graduate students in the college, School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR), Agricultural Technical Institute and regional campuses, and comes from the university's official 15th day enrollment data. When compared with 2015:

  • Agriculture enrollment decreased by 15 students, or 0.8 percent
  • SENR enrollment increased by 38 students or 5.8 percent
  • ATI enrollment declined by 3.9 percent, from 751 to 722
  • Minority enrollment in agriculture dropped by 10.4 percent, from 193 to 173 students
  • Minority enrollment in SENR increased by 16.4 percent from 67 to 78 students
  • The number of new first year students enrolled directly in agricultue on the Columbus campus increased 6.5 percent, from 169 to 180 students
  • The number of new first year students enrolled directly in SENR increased 47.9 percent from 48 to 71 students