University of Missouri, Columbia reports record enrollment numbers

Aug 26, 2014

The University of Missouri reports record enrollment at its flagship Columbia campus as fall classes begin.

KRCG-TV reports Monday's first-day enrollment totaled 34,935 students, an increase of 2.4 percent from last year.

As fall classes begin, the University of Missouri reports record enrollment numbers.
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The total includes 27,411 undergraduates. The university reports a record number of minority students with 5,386, up 5.3 percent from the start of last year's fall semester.

Slightly more than 2,300 international students are enrolled at the Columbia campus. The university says that's also a record, and a 10 percent increase from the start of classes last fall.