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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Tuesday, February 5, 2008

UH's spring enrollment at highest in over decade

Advertiser Staff

A 4.2 percent increase in student numbers at the 10-campus University of Hawai'i system has boosted spring enrollment to its highest level in more than a decade, the university said yesterday. Preliminary enrollment figures show nearly 2,000 more students systemwide over last spring, bringing total enrollment to 48,246.

All campuses except Manoa posted enrollment increases. UH-West O'ahu experienced the largest percentage increase of all campuses - 18.3 percent.

Hawai'i Community College also experienced a double-digit increase, 15.9 percent, or an additional 338 students. Overall, the community colleges posted a 7.6 percent enrollment increase.