Thu September 19, 2013
WMU enrollment figures show increase in new freshmen
Smaller upper level classes led to an overall decrease.
Western says its annual census shows overall enrollment was down 1.2% from last fall. The 5.1% increase in freshmen on campus is one of the largest among public universities in the state. Western's total fall enrollment is 24,924. The university also reported increases in international students and graduate students seeking doctoral degrees.