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UI summer enrollment hits 10-year high

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Enrollment at the University of Iowa for the 1998 summer session is 11,398, an increase of 178 students compared to the 1997 summer session, according to a report issued by the UI Office of the Registrar. That is the highest summer enrollment in the past 10 years.

Following is a comparison of summer enrollments for 1997 and 1998:

 Summer Enrollment

 1998

 1997

 Difference

 Total University

 11,398

 11,220

+178 

 Business Administration

  491

  456

  +35

 Dentistry

239

246

-7

 Education

493

543

-50

 (Numbers are included in individual college counts, primarily Liberal Arts)
 Engineering

 351

 372

 -21

 Graduate

  3,491

 3,376

+115

 Law

 299

 289

 +10

 Liberal Arts

 5,098

 5,034

 +64 

 Medicine

  1,127

 1,247

  -120

 Nursing

 214

 121

 +93

 Pharmacy

 88

 79

 +9

6/26/98