A record number of first-year students walked onto the OSU-Cascades campus this fall. Those 204 fresh faces represent a 16.6% increase from a year ago.
That forms the largest new class in campus history.
More than 1,200 students are attending classes in Bend this year. That’s a nearly 2% increase from last year.
The university says it’s a contrast from a nationwide downward trend in undergrad enrollment in four-year colleges.
The youngest enrolled is 17 and the oldest is 79.
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