ENMU record enrollment official

It’s official.

Eastern New Mexico University’s fall enrollment set a new record, according to a press release issued late Saturday.

The record enrollment stands at 4,685 students. The previous record of 4,342 students was set in the fall of 1972.

According to the press release:

• ENMU is up in virtually every category, including 7.0 percent in undergraduates and 18.8 percent in graduate students.

• The new freshmen enrollment of 627 is an increase of 10.4 percent over the 2008 fall semester.

• Student credit hours, which determine funding, are up 8.9 percent over a year ago.