Preliminary numbers reflect record summer enrollment - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/8/10

Preliminary numbers reflect record summer enrollment

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Summer enrollment at Texas Tech University is expected to break previous records as preliminary numbers show 10,317 students enrolled. The total eclipses the 10,010 students that enrolled in 1991 and marks the second time summer enrollment passed the five-digit mark.

Overall, enrollment figures increased 7.5 percent from 2009, while graduate enrollment rose 16.6 percent. Graduate and professional students comprised 31.5 percent of the total, also a new record.

Undergraduate student enrollment rose to 7,063, an increase of 497 students from 2009. Graduate student enrollment increased by 427 to 3,079 this year, while the law school experienced an increase of 20 students to 175.

Summer classes began June 1.

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