Institutions of higher learning in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Metropolitan Area are thriving. Even during hard economic times.
The University of Scranton set an all-time undergraduate enrollment record this fall with 1,059 students enrolled. The university received 9,045 applicants – the largest pool of applicants in the school’s history!
King’s College saw a record number of new students enrolling for the fall semester. The school’s full-time enrollment of 2,025 sets a record as well as receiving a record number of applicants (2565).
Wilkes University will welcome 570 freshmen this fall, up from 497 last year. The enrollment this fall will tie for the second highest number of students in the school’s history.
Keystone College will welcome 1400 full-time and 400 part-time students this fall. The highest enrollment since the school’s founding. 330 new freshmen will swell the student body. Over 500 students will be living on campus this year, a record number.
Marywood University will have 1,100 students living on campus this year after constructing three new dormitories. This is the most students to have ever lived on campus.
Misericordia University set a record for applications received. This year’s 2,011 applications represent a 24 percent increase over last year’s record number.