Trumbull News Detail
Student enrollment reflects almost 20-percent increasePosted Sep. 14, 2010
WARREN, Ohio – Kent State University at Trumbull's strong enrollment growth continues to post double-digit increases according to the official 15-day fall semester figures released this morning which reflect a 19.9 percent increase over the 2009 tally.
With a count of 3,145 students, it marks an all-time high for the campus and continues a significant upward trend following fall 2009 (27.5 percent increase over prior fall), spring 2010 (17.8%) and summer 2010 (26.2%).
"Such strong numbers continue to demonstrate and emphasize what an important role this campus plays in the education of residents in our region," said Dr. Wanda Thomas, dean for Kent State Trumbull. "Whether we are talking about traditional students, those that are looking to complete a degree they haven't finished or those looking to continue their education in order to remain competitive in today's workforce, a great many are recognizing the need and advantage of post-secondary education and that which our campus provides."
Kent State Trumbull is part of Kent State University's eight campus system with locations in the counties of Ashtabula, Columbiana, Geauga, Portage, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas.
About Kent State University at Trumbull
A part of the Trumbull County community for the past 56 years, the Kent State Trumbull Campus offers students the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree in 10 different disciplines or an associate degree in 15 different areas. As the home to over 3,100 students, Kent State Trumbull also offers additional opportunities via the Workforce Development and Continuing Studies Center, in addition to housing one of the state's premier police academies. For more information, please visit www.trumbull.kent.edu or call 330-847-0571.