Tag: enrollment


Opinion: WCU’s Guy Problem

Today, if you visit almost any college campus, you might notice a curious gender imbalance: about six women attend for every four men, making it the largest gender gap in higher education history. This phenomenon reveals a shift in attitude among men as they disengage from education, the economy, and […]


WCU enrollment sees a downtrend

Overall enrollment at Western Carolina University dropped to the lowest for a spring semester since 2018, with the largest reduction amongst male students, according to student census data collected Jan. 24. The university cites the persisting pandemic and its impact on student finances as the prime mover of the 2.7% […]