Youngstown State University enrollment is up, according to Gary Swegan, associate vice president for enrollment management, which was shown through the official preliminary counts released this week.
Enrollment has increased 0.4 percent from 12,644 in the fall 2017 semester to 12,696 this fall semester.
The freshman class has 2,383 students, which is up 31 percent from 1,821 four years ago. They also boast the highest high school grade point average in YSU history at 3.35.
Twenty-two percent of the freshman class are minority students, up from 18.5 percent from 22 percent of the freshmen class are minority students, up from 18.5 percent last fall semester. Overall enrollment of minorities is up 1.7 percent.
There are also more than 300 freshmen enrolled in the YSU Honors College for the second year in a row.
Additionally, all campus residence halls and apartments are at capacity with 1,264 students. The University Edge and the Enclave apartments are also at capacity.