It looks like allowing #BlackLivesMatter to have their way at this University came back to haunt them. If you were a parent, would you want your child going to this school?
This fall could mark the smallest class of incoming freshmen at the University of Missouri-Columbia in nearly a decade as the school continues to lose students, partly because of last fall’s protests.
The university on Wednesday announced the amount of students paying freshman tuition deposits — a key indicator of coming enrollment — has decreased by 1,470 compared to last year.
It’s a nearly 600 fewer students than what was projected in February, when the university was estimating 900 fewer incoming freshmen.
What it means is that Mizzou could have a freshman class of fewer than 5,000 students for the first time since 2007.
In contrast, the university enrolled 7,600 freshmen last fall. That number includes second-year students who did not complete enough credits to qualify as sophomores.
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