Enrollment Numbers Up at ASU, Three Rivers

SEPTEMBER 6, 2006 - Posted at 2:32 p.m. CDT

JONESBORO, AR - Preliminary figures show enrollment numbers to be up at two Region 8 colleges.

At Arkansas State University's main campus in Jonesboro, unofficial headcount figures are approximately 10,775 students, up more than 300 from this time last year.

Meanwhile at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, the preliminary enrollment mark for the fall semester shows figures surpassing last fall's number of students and topping the 3,000-student mark.  TRCC President Dr. John Cooper said the school's enrollment now stands at 3,043 students, up more than 50 students from last fall.