Enrollment in Texas Higher Education Continues to Climb

Nearly 62,500 more students enrolled in colleges and universities in Texas this fall than did in 2010, according to preliminary enrollment data released today by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

While it's a big jump, it's not as large as that of the two previous years, which both saw increases of more than 100,000 students. In the last three years alone, Texas colleges and universities have added more than 268,000 students. The current total, which includes public and private institutions, is slightly more than 1.5 million students.

Texas Higher Education Commissioner Raymund Paredes ...

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