Stepped up recruiting efforts blamed for CU-Boulder enrollment dip
- Early estimates show that total enrollment at the University of Colorado's Boulder campus dropped 1.7% this year to 30,417.
- Officials at the school say out-of-state recruiters able to offer more lucrative financial aid packages to Colorado students are creating a more competitive landscape.
- The school's freshman class this year is on par with historical averages at around 5,500, but campus financial chief Kelly Fox says 57% of admitted students this past admissions cycle chose to go out of state or to more expensive private schools as a result of financial aid offers.
From the article:
Overall enrollment at the University of Colorado's Boulder campus dipped by 1.7 percent this year, according to early estimates, and officials say out-of-state recruiters who are able to offer scholarship packages to high-caliber Colorado students are creating a more competitive admissions landscape. Total enrollment registers at about 30,417, according to an update presented to the CU Board of Regents during a meeting on the Boulder campus Wednesday. ...
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