It may be the start of the school year, but it is also a good time for high school Juniors and Seniors to do research on where and if they want to attend college next year. KRPS’s Fred Fletcher-Fierro has more.
The Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling is holding a college fair tomorrow night at Missouri Southern State University. Overall college enrollment continues to climb in the US, as an estimated 19.7 million students were enrolled at a college or university last fall according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. Also, the 2020 Condition of Education report found that 69% of high school students who graduated in 2018, enrolled in college the following year.
More than 30 colleges and universities will be represented at the Regional College Fair from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Young Gymnasium at Missouri Southern. Representatives from Kansas University, the Universities of Missouri, Crowder College, and Missouri State University will be present, among many others. For 89 9 KRPS, I’m Fred Fletcher-Fierro