Kishwaukee College continues increased enrollment trend

Kishwaukee College students meet at the welcome desk in the Student Center during the first week of classes. Kish’s Fall 2023 enrollment is 9.4% higher than the previous year.

Kishwaukee College’s enrollment continues to increase, with Fall 2023 10th day enrollment reporting 9.4% higher than Fall 2022. The College saw a significant increase in enrollment this past summer, showing a total enrollment increase of 10.5% for the year to date.

The positive trend continues from the 2022-2023 school year when the College reported a 5.3% enrollment increase from the previous year.

“We are pleased to see so many students choosing to attend Kishwaukee College. The College is committed to meeting the needs of our community, helping students create the life they want,” said Dr. Laurie Borowicz, President of Kishwaukee College.

Fall enrollment highlights at the College include new student enrollments up more than 17%, with more students physically on campus than in the last four years. Kish also continues to offer online instruction to meet the educational needs of student’s busy schedules, with more than 36% of enrollments in online classes. 

“The enrollment increases are a sign we are providing the best possible opportunities for our students. Kishwaukee College will continue to adapt to the changing needs of our students and the community,” said Bob Johnson, Chair of the Board of Trustees.

Kishwaukee College serves approximately 4,000 students annually, offering transfer programs, career-ready degrees and certificates, short-term training and more. For more information on Kishwaukee College, visit