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Oct. 12, 2011MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Wayman

Northwest Enrollment

Confirming an earlier prediction, Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville sets another record for enrollment.

This is the 4th year the number of students has beat the previous year. Northwest's total headcount stands at 7,225 students. That includes a new record freshman class, now numbering 1,498, up 8% from last year. Students at the university in Maryville are from 48 states and 33 countries. International students represent India, China, Korea, Japan, and Canada. Northwest also saw a 4.5% increase this fall in out-of-state enrollment, although 72% of the students are Missouri residents.