WSU fall enrollment flat from 2009

WICHITA — Fall enrollment at Wichita State University this year was about flat from 2009, WSU said today in a news release.

Enrollment for fall 2010 is 14,806 students, a decrease of 17 students, or 0.1 percent, compared with fall 2009, according to the official enrollment report given to the Kansas Board of Regents following the 20th day of classes.

Credit hours, though, were up slightly.

Total student credit hours are 156,807 this fall, an increase of 0.2 percent compared with fall 2009. It is the second-highest number of student credit hours since 1989.

The average credit-hour load taken by WSU undergraduate students continues to increase. This fall the average credit-hour load is 11.49, the highest since at least fall 1980.