Aug. 28, 2008
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Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University reported an enrollment of 3,728 students — a record high for a first day — at all of its campuses on Wednesday, the first day of classes.

At the Baldwin City campus, there were 952 students enrolled at the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education undergraduate programs.

The School of Professional and Graduate Studies locations in Overland Park, Lee’s Summit, Mo., Topeka, and Wichita reported an enrollment of 1,818 students.

The School of Nursing at Stormont-Vail Regional HealthCare in Topeka is operating at an all-time high of 161 students.

The School of Education graduate programs recorded an enrollment of 797 students.

Official enrollments are not counted until the 20th day of the term (Sept. 24 for fall 2008). Baker’s overall figure is expected to increase in coming weeks when enrollment from new fall classes are reported.


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