Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Highlands Sees Rise In Spring Sign Up Numbers.

Byline: Diana Heil Journal Staff Writer

LAS VEGAS, N.M. New Mexico Highlands University student enrollment appears to be going up significantly in the spring semester.

Even the school's main campus in Las Vegas where enrollment has been going down for five years is expected to see more students next semester.

So far, based on early enrollment data, the Las Vegas campus is looking forward to an increase of 1.6 percent, or 18 students, over the number of students enrolled at this time last year up to 1,118 now from 1,100 students last December. Registration continues through Jan. 14.

Overall, including the main campus, four learning centers in other towns and Highlands' educational outreach services, enrollment thus far is up 14 percent, or 182 students, over last year. …

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