Despite COVID-19 challenges, University of Kentucky boasts record enrollment

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Article note: Holy shit, UK is actually up overall on several metrics. The program I work with most is up 15%, but I was expecting a small loss overall. Enrollment up 2%, first year retention up to 86.4%, new freshmen count landed between pre- and post- COVID estimates... that looks good. 20% Reduction in international students because of pandemic and Trump is not great but expected. $62M reduction in revenue from spring in a $72M shortfall, $14 million of that was refunds on room&board last semester... because we're financially a lifestyle residential community with a university attached, like most big schools.

Despite national and local weariness over a pandemic-plagued fall semester, preliminary data shows that the University of Kentucky was able to grow its overall enrollment this fall. UK’s enrollment is … Click to Continue »

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