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ISU ag enrollment at record level, again

For the third consecutive year, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University has set a enrollment record. The college’s fall-semester enrollment is 5,205, which is 222 students more than the previous year. The total includes 4,475 undergraduates, an increase of 184 students from a year ago, and 730 graduate students, which is up 38 from fall of 2013. The college’s undergraduate enrollment has grown 25 percent since the fall of 2011 and 83 percent over the past 10 years.

In the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the percentage of men and women undergraduates is nearly equal. Women make up 49 percent of undergraduate enrollment, an increase of 2 percent from a year ago and 9 percent higher than in 2004. The percentage of women undergraduates has been steadily rising for the past three decades.