Fresno State's fall enrollment reaches record high with more than 25,000 students

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Fresno State's fall enrollment reached a record high even as student enrollment has dropped at many universities nationwide as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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More than 25,300 students are currently enrolled at the university, which is about a 5% increase from last year.

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The number of first-year students and transfer students is also at an all-time high.

Fresno State credited its relationship with local school districts and community colleges to recruit and reach out to prospective students.

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