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FSU enrollment - State Colleges Enrollment Tops Early Estimates...
State Colleges Enrollment Tops Early Estimates GLEN BURNIE, Md. (UPI) -- .With'enrollment soaring at some metropolitan community colleges, state education of- ficials] acknowledge' they un- derestimated fall.enrollment at , the state's colleges by several thousand students. Preliminary figures of .the Maryland Council for Higher Education indicate enrollment i n , 17 ..community .colleges j u m p e d / a b o u t 14 per creases in state colleges and the University of Maryland ranged Aetw^errthree and five p'er cent. *-For.-' ; e x a m p l e ; C a t Community College enrollment grew' from 8,558 last year to 11,700 this fall. Sheldon H. Knorr, executive secretary of the council, said the -figures which represented 6,000 more students than earlier projected are "out of sight." Knorr said officials did not yet know the .causes of the student.increase. "We do not have analytical data yet) but we Believe part of it is a reversal in the trend, toward high school graduates not going to college," he said. " T h a t ' p e r c e n dropped to 41 in Maryland,' but it is almost certainly going up now. The economy is obviously the reason." . ' . Morgan .State, which had been losing students, reported a mbdesi'increase. '".'." · Meanwhile'j'. ,an education publication reported that, with a 20 per', cent increase in state aid to education over the past two years, Maryland rose from 46th to 36th among .states in state aid Id education. The'state dropped from 37th to 38th in state appropriations for each resident and remained 45th in a measurement based on public.ability to pay. State aid,to, the Universil. ,f Maryjand. jumped 24 per cent during the .last two years, in- creased 18 per cent to Towson State College, 10 per cent to Morgan Slate University, 26 per cent 16 Coppin State College and two per cent to Frostburg State College..; ', ' · · Aid to private state colleges increased by 117 per cent. the P to d e was said turn is t h p o a and Are w i no s t began day "no the

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  1. The Cumberland News,
  2. 11 Nov 1975, Tue,
  3. Page 5

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