ESCC reports increase in fall student enrollment even as face-to-face instruction decreases


ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN) — Despite pandemic restrictions and a transition to a new student information system, Enterprise State Community College saw an increase in Fall 2020 student enrollment. 

From Fall 2019 to Fall 2020, ESCC saw a 2.6 percent increase in student enrollment, following a trend of enrollment increases at the College since Fall 2016. In addition to an increase in enrollment numbers, the school said more students are taking online general academic and dual enrollment classes. 

According to ESCC, face-to-face instruction on the Enterprise campus is the only area that saw a decrease in student numbers this fall.

Meanwhile, technical courses offered on the Ozark campus and dual enrollment classes offered on both campuses reportedly saw an increase in students.

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