Half Of Utah’s Public Colleges See Lower Enrollment, Including Major Drop at Salt Lake Community CollegeOctober 9, 2020 |
by Courtney Tanner
Half of Utah’s public colleges saw a decline in student enrollment this fall — and, alarmingly, the biggest drops were at the most affordable and accessible schools in the state.
The concerning headcounts were released Wednesday about halfway through a semester like no other. While losses were largely anticipated as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, state officials say the uneven impact was not.