NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) - A local two-year college reports a new record for enrollment.
A news release Tuesday from Arkansas State University-Newport states 2,711 students enrolled for the Fall 2016 semester. The statistic sets a new record for the college and is an increase of 5.7 percent.
The previous record was set in the Fall 2015 semester at 2,566.
"These numbers represent not only a growing student body but a faculty and staff that is dedicated to our students' growth and success," ASUN Chancellor Dr. Sandra Massey said in the release.
ASUN is a degree-granting community college with campuses in Newport, Jonesboro, and Marked Tree.
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