Undergrad population up; 12,114 this semester

BY JUSTINE WILLAUER

 

The number of undergraduate students enrolled this semester is 10.6% higher than the undergraduate population last semester, 2012-2013.

According to the data from the Office of the University Registrar, the entire undergraduate student population for the first semester of 2013-2014 is 12,114. The number of enrolled students this semester is significantly higher than 10, 944 students in the second semester, academic year 2012-2013.

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) remains the biggest college this semester with 3904 students from the 3635 students from the previous semester. The College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology comes second with 2512 students. The College of Agriculture (CA) follows third with 1355 students.

The College of Economics and Management is the fourth biggest college with 1,244 students, followed by the College of Human Ecology with 973 students. The College of Development Communication comes sixth with 753 students; seventh is the College of Forestry and Natural Resources with 729 students. The College of Veterinary Medicine has 551 students, making it the smallest college in terms of population.

Meanwhile, 93 students have enrolled in the joint CA-CAS BS Agricultural Chemistry program.

In terms of the number of students per degree program, the top three courses are B.S. Biology with 877 students, B.S. Computer Science with 776, and B.S. Development Communication with 753 students. [P]

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