Enrollment grows at Kansas' public universities

TOPEKA | Overall enrollment nudged upward this fall at Kansas' six public universities.

The Kansas Board of Regents announced Thursday that there were 1,453 more students enrolled on the 20th day of class this fall than at the same time a year ago. Only the University of Kansas and Emporia State saw their enrollments dip.

Meanwhile, Fort Hays State experienced the largest enrollment jump. Its fall head count of 11,308 students marked an increase of 1,201 students or 11.9 percent over the past year.