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Coe College sees record enrollment

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) --  The 2010 fall enrollment at Coe College has set several records, including a record number of first-year students.

The record 1,288 full time students enrolled at Coe for this fall is the largest enrollment in the school's history.  The previous high was 1,245 set in 2005.

Coe also boasts a record number of new students with 406.  Of those, 358 are first year, another record, and 48 transfer students.

The school also has 48 transfer students giving them a total enrollment of 1,336 for the fall term.

The average ACT score of the incoming class is 25.5 and the average grade point average is 3.6.  Coe says that nearly one in four members of the first year class ranked in the top 10 percent of his or her high school graduating class.

Coe also has a record 1,071 students living in campus housing. 

The school received 2,560 applications for admission for fall 2010, another record.

The class of 2014 is made up of 51 percent Iowa residents and 49 percent out-of-state students. The class represents 19 states and 14 foreign countries.

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