University Of Minnesota Crookston Breaks Enrollment Record With Help Of Online Students

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The University of Minnesota-Crookston, reported that it broke enrollment records on its first day Tuesday, thanks to new online students.

Of the 1,773 students enrolled so far, 39 percent are online-only students, according to unofficial reports.

That’s a significant shift from fall semester 2011 when 29 percent of the 1,600 students on the first day were online-only students.

The absolute number of online-only students is also much larger: 700 this fall compared to 464 last fall.

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