Ohio Northern University is not only celebrating its 150th anniversary, but also the fact that Fall enrollment and retention numbers for 2021 have risen.
The numbers even surpass pre-pandemic levels.
Overall enrollment rose 10.7%, to 3,116 students, the most attending since Fall 2015.
First-year students total 738. They represent the largest freshman cohort in 13 years.
First-year retention for the Fall 2020 cohort was 87%, the highest rate since Fall 2013.