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Spring II enrollment at Fort Campbell shows soldiers' interest in earning college degree

Although Spring II enrollment at the Austin Peay State University Center @ Fort Campbell made a noteworthy jump over Spring II 2006, the most significant increases were among active duty soldiers.

The enrollment of active duty soldiers increased 74 percent over the same time last yearfrom 230 to 401.

Also noteworthy is the 41 percent increase in freshmen enrollment during Spring II at the APSU Center @ Fort Campbell417 this year compared with 295 last year. The number of family members remained steady at 315, while civilian enrollment decreased slightly.
Although Spring II enrollment at the Austin Peay State University Center @ Fort Campbell made a noteworthy jump over Spring II 2006, the most significant increases were among active duty soldiers.

The enrollment of active duty soldiers increased 74 percent over the same time last yearfrom 230 to 401.

Also noteworthy is the 41 percent increase in freshmen enrollment during Spring II at the APSU Center @ Fort Campbell417 this year compared with 295 last year. The number of family members remained steady at 315, while civilian enrollment decreased slightly.

Total Spring II enrollment at the APSU Center @ Fort Campbell is 1,478, compared with 1,336 last yeara 10.6 percent increase.

More significant is the 14.8 percent increase in full-time equivalency (FTE) enrollment, up from 505 last year to 580 this year. The state's funding formula is based on FTE.

For more information, telephone Gerald Beavers, executive director of the APSU Center @ Fort Campbell, at (931) 221-1400. -- Dennie B. Burke