Despite Kyle Rittenhouse’s Claims, University Says He Hasn’t Even Applied

The college stated he hasn’t utilized for admission.

“Mr. Rittenhouse” is “welcome to apply for admission, and will likely be handled as some other applicant could be if and when he does,” ASU spokesperson Jay Thorne instructed Forbes in a press release Friday.

“I’m a college student studying nursing at Arizona State University,” Rittenhouse stated on the witness stand early final month when he testified in his personal protection. Rittenhouse was taking two on-line nursing lessons at ASU that began in mid-October, however dropped out final month.

ASU stated on the time that Rittenhouse had enrolled as a non-degree-seeking on-line pupil for the session that began in mid-October, though he hadn’t gone through the admissions process and wasn’t enrolled within the nursing college, The Arizona Republic reported. He ceased being a pupil when he dropped the programs, in response to ASU.

Rittenhouse stated on the conservative podcast “Louder with Crowder” that he’s “at school,” however that he took a “compassionate withdrawal” from his on-line lessons. He insisted that he was nonetheless a pupil. “I’m like, I’m enrolled, I’m simply not in any lessons. I’m admitted,” he stated.

Scores of ASU college students protested on campus early this month following the information Rittenhouse was taking on-line lessons. The college issued a press release within the wake of the protest that Rittenhouse had “not gone by way of the ASU admissions process and was “not at present enrolled in any lessons,” The Related Press reported.