More Kentucky college students receiving degrees, certificates

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KENTUCKY (WEHT) – More Kentucky college and university students are receiving undergraduate degrees and certificates, but enrollment numbers are down.

Public and Independent Colleges and Universities conferred a record 76,000 degrees and credentials last school year, which is 39% higher than 10 years ago.

Enrollment data for the fall 2019 semester shows a two percent decline.

The State Council on Postsecondary Education said this trend indicates a strong commitment to complete college.

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(This story was originally published on October 29, 2019)

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