UNK sees increase in enrollment

KEARNEY, Neb.-- The new school year has started and UNK is showing an increase in enrollment.

Campus officials say they saw a 70 percent increase in out-of-state freshmen and an almost 9 percent increase for in-state freshmen.

UNK also saw a drastic increase in international students, with a 107 percent increase in their enrollment this year. The school now has about 300 people in its international programs. those students coming from 56 different countries. 

Burkink said the program doesn't just help people from other countries but benefits their domestic students as well.