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UMass Enrollment Hits Record Highs

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UMass Enrollment Hits Record Highs

The University of Massachusetts system says this fall’s enrollment across its five campuses will be a new record high. ¬†UMass officials announced yesterday that nearly 72-thousand students are expected to be enrolled this fall, an overall increase of one-point-seven-percent. ¬†UMass-Lowell saw the biggest gain, adding nearly four-percent to their enrollment, following by UMass-Boston at one-point-five-percent.

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