UH system enrollment hits record 55,761 for spring semester
The University of Hawaii said today that 55,761 students — the highest spring enrollment in the school’s history — are attending classes at the UH system’s campuses.
UH said it is the third consecutive year in which enrollment at all 10 campuses has increased.
Preliminary figures indicate opening credit enrollment for spring increased by 4,809 students, or 9.4 percent, compared to spring 2009 and by 7,515 students, or 15.6 percent, compared to spring 2008.
UH-Manoa posted a 2.8 percent increase, or 518 students compared to last spring.
UH-Hilo’s enrollment was up by 187 students, or 5.1 percent. UH-West Oahu saw an increase of 132 students, or 11.5 percent.
Enrollment at UH community colleges rose to 31,333, an increase of 3,972 students, or 14.5 percent.