EWC Sees Enrollment Increase
October 18, 2007
The October 15th enrollment report at Eastern Wyoming College shows that the enrollment has increased to 1,551 students. That is an increase of 240 students or 18.3%.
Full-time headcount was up 109 students, and part-time headcount was up 85 students. The number of high school students increased from 438 students in Fall 2006 to 475 students in Fall 2007. Full-time and part-time headcounts were above the five-year average.
The total headcount enrollment on October 15th, 2006 was 1,311. The five year average number of students is 1,465.
EWC President Dr. Jack Bottenfield added the following comment, "Over the past several years, we have worked hard to secure funding to provide additional faculty and staff, increase employee salaries and benefits, initiate and equip new instructional programs, expand existing instructional programs, provide new instructional facilities, provide new student housing facilities and remodel existing student housing facilities, and to add additional recruiting personnel to more aggressively market the institution and aid in our expanded efforts to recruit and retain students. As President of Eastern Wyoming College, I am very pleased that our efforts have paid off in this 18.3% increase in enrollment at EWC!"