Lindsey Wilson College in neighboring Adair County has reached its largest-ever total enrollment with 3,097 students enrolled for fall 2022. This number is a 19 percent increase over the previous fall and exceeds LWC’s prior enrollment record of more than 2,700 students set in 2020.
LWC has also achieved its highest-ever, first-year student retention rate. More than 70 percent of first-time LWC students decided to return to the college for a second year. That number represents a six percent increase over the previous record.
More than 1,350 students are currently enrolled in LWC graduate programs. That number includes a 64 percent increase in graduate student enrollment over the previous fall.