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WSU Reports 2nd Highest Enrollment Ever

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PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University is reporting the 2nd highest enrollment in its history at its four campuses.

The school reported on Wednesday that 27,111 students signed up for classes; a drop of 123 students from last fall.

Washington State also reported it is becoming more diverse, with nearly one in four students self-identifying as a student of color.

About 89% of all undergraduates at WSU are residents of Washington.

Fall enrollment was down slightly on the Pullman and Tri-Cities campuses, but up in Spokane and Vancouver.