Three Rivers College begins fall semester with record enrollment | News
POPLAR BUFF, MO (KFVS) - Three Rivers College began the Fall 2012 semester on Aug. 20.
Fall enrollment tops more than 4,600 students with 4,664 students, a 10 percent increase over last Fall's record-breaking enrollment of 4,235, which was topped by Spring 2012 enrollment of 4,330. Credit hours also are at record levels, 51,529 a 16.5 percent jump over last fall.
Students can now take courses at Three Rivers main campus and Nursing and Allied Health Center in Poplar Bluff; at centers in Sikeston, Dexter, Kennett, Malden and Cape Girardeau; at sites throughout southeast Missouri; and online.
The Dexter Center saw a 166 percent increate in enrollment over this time last year.
The center opened in 2010 with 110 students. It now has 434 students enrolled for Fall 2012, a 166 percent increase over Fall 2011. The Dexter Center offers classes including Green Diesel and Medical Transcription programs and general education, pre-nursing, education and criminal justice classes.
Enrollment at the Center at Sikeston has climbed 31 percent over last year to a record 528 students.
The Three Rivers Center at Kennett's enrollment on the first day of Fall 2012 is 346 a 57 percent increase over last year.
The Center at Malden is starting Fall 2012 with 196 students, a 75 percent increase over Fall 2011.
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