ARCATA, Ca. (KIEM)- Humboldt State University has an increase of freshman staying after freshman year.
The school had been seeing declining enrollment and budget issues in recent years.
The retention of first-time undergraduate students has increased from 69 to 75 percent in the past three years.
This spring, 95 percent of freshman returned, and graduation rates have hit record highs.
This is a sign that the university’s efforts to support students have been successful.