Ball State University students have the highest rate of earning bachelor’s degrees in 2016, according to data released Thursday by the National Center for Education Statistics.
The data, released by the Department of Education’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, shows that the university’s undergraduate enrollment grew by 2,542 in 2016.
Ball State’s freshman class increased by 467 students.
The college added 10,912 students to its freshman class in 2015, and added another 7,543 to its senior class in 2016—a growth rate of 7.5 percent.
The total enrollment of the Ball State class increased 7.9 percent in 2016 over the prior year.
Ballstate is a public university in the state of Minnesota.
Ball State has a population of just under 7,500, making it the third-largest public college in the country.
The University of California, Berkeley, and Michigan State have the largest undergraduate student populations, and Ball State is in third place.