About the University

About the University

Founded in 1869

Pre-War Enrollment (1941) - 7,000 full-time students

Pre-War Rank in Size - 18th in the United States, 12th among state universities 

Academic Standing - Member of The Association of American Universities 

Civilian Enrollment First Semester (1943-44) - Approximately 2,500

Military Enrollment (1934-44) - 2,500 to 2,800

Instructional Staff - Approximately 500

Ten Colleges - Agriculture, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Dentistry, Engineering, Graduate, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Teachers

Three Divisions - Junior Division (for beginning students), University Extension, Conservation and Survey

Four Schools - Fine Arts, Social Work (graduate), Journalism, and Nursing

About the University