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Universities see enrollment rise despite FAFSA issues

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Despite delays with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), St. John Fisher University and Nazareth University reported record enrollment numbers this year.

St. John Fisher University enrolled its largest-ever first-year class. Officials there acknowledged the challenges but noted the university’s flexibility helped students navigate financial uncertainties.

Nazareth University also saw increased enrollment. They credited their proactive efforts in preparing financial aid offers early, which gave students confidence to enroll despite FAFSA issues. Both universities extended their deposit deadlines to accommodate affected students.