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UCA Enrollment, Up and Down

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Conway – Freshman enrollment at the University of Central Arkansas has grown for the third straight year in a row, while overall total enrollment is down slightly. 

UCA saw an increase of 10% in the 2012 school year, up 197 freshmen from 2011.  But overall enrollment at UCA is down 0.5%.

University officials are encouraged by the strong freshmen enrollment, said UCA President Tom Courtway.

"Over the past 18 months we have been working on a comprehensive enrollment management strategy and we have started to implement the plan and we are seeing the results, especially in our first-time undergraduate numbers.  Moving forward, we will be doing more work on retention of these students and our graduate and international enrollment as well."

Courtway added it is important that the school retains these students through to graduation.

 

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