The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

September 25, 2012

IUP breaks enrollment records

Associated Press

INDIANA — For the fourth consecutive year, Indiana University of Pennsylvania has broken all previous total student enrollment records with a fall 2012 enrollment of 15,379.

Total enrollment, which comprises undergraduate and graduate students, increased by 247 students, or 1.6 percent, over last fall’s 15,132.

Graduate student enrollment increased over last fall from 2,299 to 2,321, and the number of new students (freshman and transfer) is up from 3,780 to 3,820.

Fall enrollment for all IUP sites combined is 15,663, which includes 217 students in the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts in Punxsutawney and 72 students in the IUP Criminal Justice Training Academy, among other sites.

In addition, the retention of continuing students has increased for this year to nearly 76 percent.

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