Western sees 4% spring enrollment increase

LA CROSSE (WKBT) — Western Technical College is seeing more students this spring than last year.

Western said Thursday that it has a 4.6% increase in enrollment for the 2022 Spring Term compared to the 2021 Spring Term. They have a total of 3,488 students, including those enrolled as part-time students.

“Because so many industries are looking for skilled labor, these enrollment figures are not surprising,” said Western President Roger Stanford in a press release. “As we continue to offer class formats that meet our students’ needs, we are finding more students return to higher education.”

About one third of those students are in at least one face-to-face course and a third are enrolled in a blended or hybrid course.

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