Enrollment at South Dakota's six public universities grew by slightly less than 1 percent this fall.
The head count of students is 36,430, up 327 from the previous year.
Board of Regents Executive Director Jack Warner says the level enrollment is a good sign because many students are leaving school to get jobs now that the economy is improving.
The University of South Dakota reports 10,284 students, up 3 percent.
South Dakota State University has 12,583 students, down more than 1 percent.
And South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has 2,424 students, up nearly 5 percent.
Northern State University reports enrollment of 3,622, up more than 1 percent. Black Hills State University is mostly unchanged at 4,407 students, and Dakota State also is level with last year at 3,110.
Most Popular Today
- 1.Your Money Matters
Changing Face Of 41st Street
- 2.Your Money Matters
Downtown Sioux Falls Store Featured By Google
- 3.Gas & Energy
BNSF, Power Plant Owner Settle Long-Running Rate Dispute
- 4.Health Care
Med-Star Settling Into New Location
- 5.Education Funding
Rutland School District Residents To Vote Again On Opt Out
City/State Development Partnership To Be Announced
- 7.Your Money Matters
Business Succeeding Online
- 8.Gas & Energy
Federal Commission Asked To Review Proposed Uranium Mine
General Motors, Subaru Models Added To Takata Air Bag Recall
Thursday Afternoon Business Brief