Dual enrollment is up again
High school students taking college courses through the state’s Dual Enrollment program continues to increase. This fall, 12,597 students are in the program. Last fall, there were 12,394 students in the program.
Georgia Tech’s online enrollment continues to rise
Georgia Tech’s enrollment increased by 11% this year, to 36,489 students. University System leaders credit the increase to Georgia Tech’s online courses.
Enrollment decline at state colleges
There’s a small decrease in student enrollment at the system’s state universities. Enrollment at those nine institutions dropped by 1.2% from 65,758 last year to 64,985 students this year. The system’s state colleges include all three historically black universities - Albany State, Fort Valley State and Savannah State. Each saw an enrollment decline.
More students of color
Nearly 52% of students in the system are non-white. Last year marked the first year the majority of University System students are non-white. The biggest increases are among Asian and Hispanic students. Their enrollment increased by a combined 5,254 students.
More international students
The number of students listed as “out-of-country” increased by about 1,700 students this fall, to 19,265. The increase comes as some reports show a decrease in international college students nationwide.