Record Number Of Students To Attend Colorado State University This Year

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The Moby Arena at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

Enrollment at Colorado State University this fall sets a record.

University officials say total enrollment tops 34,000 students, up by about 2,000 compared to four years ago.

The Loveland Reporter-Herald reports undergraduate enrollment is up from about 24,500 in 2015 to 26,500 now.

At the Fort Collins campus, more than 64 percent of new first-year students are Colorado residents, 57 percent are women and 24 percent of the new class are first in their family to attend college.

Total enrollment at CSU-Fort Collins, CSU Global and CSU-Pueblo tops 57,000 students.