Arkansas Tech University records another record enrollment

RUSSELLVILLE -Arkansas Tech University continues its trend as one of the fastest growing institutions of higher learning in the U. S. The university is reporting a 3.7 percent enrollment increase, bringing the total number of students to 11,379 students for the fall 2013 semester.

This is the 15th consecutive record enrollment for Arkansas Tech and the first time that enrollment at the institution has exceeded 11,000.

The number of students choosing to attend Arkansas Tech has increased by 168 percent since 1997, a record of sustained growth that no other public university in Arkansas has achieved.

Arkansas Tech has been named one of the five fastest growing public master's degree-granting universities in the United States by The Chronicle of Higher Education in the printed edition of its "Almanac of Higher Education 2013" published on Aug. 23, 2013.