Posted: Sep 19, 2013 7:35 AM
Updated: Sep 19, 2013 7:35 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU enrolled one of its largest freshman classes in history this fall, admitting 5,501 first-year students, making this year's the third-largest incoming freshman group since the university instituted admission standards in 1988.
This year's freshman class ranks below the 5,725 new freshmen who enrolled last year and the 5,700 first-year students admitted to campus in 2004.
LSU's overall enrollment for the fall semester stands at 29,865 students, a 1 percent increase over last year's enrollment.