University of Missouri looks for more student housing

June 3, 2008
Many colleges and universities say they expect a large freshman class in the fall

The University of Missouri-Columbia is in the market for an apartment complex to help house what could be a record number of freshmen this fall. MU already had ditched plans to convert a residence hall to office space, keeping beds for 225 students. But that wasn’t going to be enough space, they thought. Admission officials say the number of freshmen who have paid an enrollment deposit for this fall is nearly 1,000 students higher than at the same time last year.

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