Enrollment this semester is down at NMSU

Enrollment this semester is down at NMSU

POSTED: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 2:33pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 2:35pm

New Mexico State University had a total of 28,262 students across all campuses Sept. 6, the university's fall 2013 census date.

That's a drop of 5.1 percent from the number recorded the previous year. NMSU's Las Cruces campus tallied 16,765 students, a decrease of 5 percent.

Enrollment at NMSU Alamogordo this semester was 2,458, down 22.5 percent from last fall. NMSU Carlsbad's enrollment was 1,861, down 9.7 percent from the previous year.

NMSU's Dona Ana Community College had 8,837 students, down 4.7 percent. NMSU Grants had 970 students, down 15 percent.

Student credit hours for fall 2013 totaled nearly 318,000 across all NMSU campuses, down about 4.1 percent.

NMSU's Las Cruces campus had more than 196,000 student credit hours, down 3.5 percent from the previous year.

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