Ohio State Asian American enrollment is up!
The Ohio State University announced that it set new enrollment records this fall in the size, diversity and academic quality of its student body.
According to the university, enrollment set an all-time high, with new records in the number of students at the Columbus campus and across the entire university. The autumn 2010 enrollment report shows 64,077 students on all campuses and 56,064 on the Columbus campus.
Diversity is also up, with enrollment by ethnicity on all campuses increased to record-high levels of African American (3,972), Asian American (3,129) and Hispanic (1,737) students. In addition, enrollment of international students reached an all time high (4,940).
For this year's freshman class, Ohio State officials saw a record number of applications, and the class has set records in academic excellence. At Columbus, there are 6,549 new freshmen.
Enrollment at Ohio State's five regional campuses totaled more than 8,000, with record high enrollment at Lima and Newark.
"The remarkable quality and breadth of diversity of our students underscore Ohio State's distinction and our commitment to academic excellence," said Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee. "These latest measures of distinction are important mile-markers in assuring that we are fulfilling our profound public purpose as Ohio's land-grant and research university."