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Texas Tech spring enrollment sets new record

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

For the second straight semester, Texas Tech has set a new enrollment record for the university.

According to a statement released Thursday, enrollment reached 30,102 students enrolled for classes as of Feb. 15, the first time more than 30,000 students have been enrolled for a spring semester.

"We have experienced tremendous growth in our student population in the last several years, including a more than 25 percent increase in enrollment in the last decade," said Guy Bailey, Texas Tech president. "And, we're recruiting the highest quality students."

The previous spring enrollment record - 29,604 - was set in 2011. Undergraduate enrollment increased to 24,133 students, up from 23,550 students a year ago, while the Law School experienced an increase to 668 students from 650 students last spring.

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