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Preliminary enrollment

More than half of the 35 colleges in the University System of Georgia saw fall enrollments drop this year, according to early figures. This reverses a trend of record-setting enrollment.

College … Preliminary fall 2012 … Preliminary fall 2011 … Change

Georgia Health Sciences … 3,031 … 2,944 … +3%

Georgia Tech … 21,535 … 20,920 … +2.9%

Georgia State … 31,852 … 31,668 … +.6%

University of Georgia … 34,385 … 34,636 … -.7%

Georgia Southern … 21,009 … 20,540 … +2.3%

Valdosta … 12,465 … 13,056 … -4.5%

Albany … 4,258 … 4,653 … -8.5%

Armstrong Atlantic … 7,290 … 7,370 … -1.1%

Augusta … 6,527 … 6,741 … -3.2%

Clayton … 7,146 … 6,864 … +4.1

Columbus … 8,290 … 8,247 … +.5%

Fort Valley … 3,541 … 3,949 … -10.3%

Georgia College & State … 6,459 … 6,634 … -2.6%

Georgia Southwestern … 3,013 … 3,095 … -2.6%

Kennesaw … 25,130 … 24,647 … +2%

North Georgia … 6,460 … 6,150 … +5%

Savannah … 4,512 … 4,541 … -.6%

Southern Polytechnic … 6,250 … 5,805 … +7.7%

West Georgia … 11,760 … 11,620 … +1.2%

Abraham Baldwin … 3,235 … 3,255 … -.6%

Atlanta Metropolitan … 2,339 … 2,499 … -6.4%

Coastal Georgia … 3,160 … 3,465 … -8.8%

Dalton … 5,036 … 5,506 … -8.5%

Darton … 6,069 … 6,051 … +.3%

East Georgia … 3,131 … 3,549 … -12.9%

Gainesville … 8,712 … 8,662 … +.6%

Georgia Gwinnett* … 9,436 … 7,780 … +21.3%

Georgia Highlands … 5,519 … 5,531 … -.2%

Georgia Perimeter … 21,908 … 25,204 … -13.1%

Gordon … 4,173 … 4,677 … -10.8%

Macon … 5,790 … 5,735 … +1%

Middle Georgia … 3,112 … 3,422 … -9.1%

South Georgia … 2,221 … 2,270 … -2.2%

Bainbridge … 3,021 … 3,544 … -14.8%

Waycross … 825 … 820 … +.6%

Source: University System of Georgia.

NOTE: Final enrollment figures are expected next month. Georgia Gwinnett opened in 2006 and has grown rapidly since.

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