University of Missouri expecting fewer freshman this fall

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The University of Missouri is expecting fewer freshman this fall compared to last year, according to university officials.

A memo from Ann Korschgen, the university’s vice provost for enrollment management, and Barbara Rupp, director of admissions, estimates freshman enrollment this fall at 6,165 based on current deposits. That’s a drop of nearly 480 from last year, The Columbia Daily Tribune reported.

Korschgen said in an email that the university has anticipated the drop in freshmen as the number of high school students in Missouri and the Midwest declines.

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