CALS welcomes more than 400 new students

At the top of the 2008 fall semester, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences welcomed more than 400 new students. About 350 of the total are new freshmen with the balance coming to the college as transfers, says Bob Ray, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs and Services.

For the ’07/’08 semesters, the college experienced at 2.8 percent growth in minority enrollment over the previous year and enrolled a total of 2,253 students. Out of the total, 1,263 were women and 990 were men. CALS also had 905 graduate students split 459 women and 446 men.