ENROLLMENT up at state colleges

Friday, August 31st 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Enrollment is steadily increasing at the state's four-year public colleges, records show.

The University of Central Oklahoma's enrollment is 14,741 this fall, up 3.85 percent from 14,195 last year. The school also is setting a record for freshman enrollment, with a class of 2,177 _ up 5.67 percent from 2,060 last year.

UCO officials say they've seen record freshman enrollments the last seven years.

Enrollment also is up at Oklahoma State University's campuses in Stillwater, Tulsa and Oklahoma City.

Fall enrollment at the Stillwater campus is 22,800, up 1,000 from last year.

At Cameron University in Lawton, enrollment this week was 5,198, the highest in six years and up 6 percent from the same time last year.

The University of Oklahoma does not yet have a fall enrollment estimate, but school officials say they are expecting an enrollment increase.

Enrollment at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant reached 4,000 for the first time since 1994.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva's enrollment increased 3.4 percent from one year ago. Enrollment in fall classes is 2,082 students.