Analysis: Kansas State University enrollment trends downward
January 29, 2020
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The number of Kansas residents enrolled at Kansas State University hit a 31-year low last fall, continuing a five-year downturn that may worsen despite efforts to reverse it, an analysis shows.
The Manhattan Mercury reported that its analysis of enrollment and population data shows similar drops in enrollment for non-resident and resident students since a 2014 peak of 24,766 total students at the university's Manhattan, Olathe and Salina campuses.
The newspaper reported that the downturn in enrollment has had a more profound effect in student numbers at Kansas State...