SALT LAKE CITY, UT – While the COVID-19 pandemic has had significant impacts on college enrollment around the world, the University of Utah has consistently increased enrollment and continues its record-setting streak. For the second year in a row, the U saw its largest total enrollment in school history for the fall 2021 semester.
Local students who are part of the record-breaking Class of 2025 include:
Emily Dornan of Newbury, whose major is listed as Pre Communication BA and Pre Business BS. and Charles Keveny of Ipswich, whose major is listed as Mechanical Engg BME.
Enrollment of first-time freshmen increased 19.6% to 5,361 students-the first class of over 5,000 students at the U. Last fall, first-time freshmen increased 5.5%.