World Campus drives Penn State enrollment to all-time high

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Penn State’s enrollment has increased to an all-time high of 98,000 students, and the jump over last year was fueled by growth in the university’s online education system, the World Campus.

According to the annual fall headcount earlier this month, the University Park campus has 46,184 undergraduate and graduate students, an increase of 833 from numbers taken last fall. There are 40,085 undergrads and 6,099 graduate students.

The World Campus saw 1,303 new students for this school year, which upped its enrollment 9 percent from last year to 13,287 students.

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