Official counts show enrollment up at YSU

Enrollment is up at Youngstown State University, according to official preliminary counts* released this week.

Among the highlights:

  • Overall headcount enrollment increased 0.4 percent from 12,644 last Fall semester to 12,696 this Fall semester.
  • Full-time equivalent enrollment increased 1.3 percent to 10,566. It is the third consecutive FTE increase, up 5.3 percent from 10,034 in Fall 2015.
  • The freshman class of 2,383 students up 31 percent from 1,821 four years ago.
  • The freshman class boasts average high school grade point averages of 3.35, the highest in YSU history.
  • 22 percent of the freshmen class are minority students, up from 18.5 percent last Fall semester. Overall enrollment of minorities is up 1.7 percent.
  • Freshmen come from nearly 507 high schools and 56 Ohio counties.
  • The number of students enrolled Fall 2018
  • For the second consecutive year, more than 300 freshmen enrolled in the YSU Honors College. Four years ago, Honors College freshmen enrollment was 96.
  • All university resident halls and apartments at capacity with 1,264 students.
  • In addition, both the Edge apartments on the West Side of campus (with nearly 400 students) and the new Enclave apartments on Wick Avenue (with nearly 200 students) at capacity.

 *Official preliminary enrollment counts are taken on the 14th day of the semester.