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K-state reports record enrollment including largest Manhattan campus enrollment

MANHATTAN — With residence halls filled to capacity, Kansas State University officials knew in August that enrollments would be stable for the fall semester. The 20th day enrollment figures, announced today, show record numbers of students with 23,581; students of color with 2,488 and on-campus enrollment in Manhattan of 20,206.

Last year’s total enrollment was 23,520, with 2,278 students of color, and 19,991 on campus students in Manhattan.

“Interest in K-State is high,” said K-State President Kirk Schulz. “K-State attracts impressive students and we will do everything we can to make their experience the best in the nation. Student success combined with affordability are a tradition at K-State and an integral part of our K-State promise.”

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. 6 radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production assistant for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on 69 radio stations across 9 Midwest states.