Taken from SFA Today, 9-17-2012
Despite predictions of lower enrollment as a result of stricter admission requirements this fall, SFA has recorded its highest enrollment in history. Enrollment for the fall semester is 12,999, up .7 percent from 12,903 in fall 2011.
Although the number of freshmen at SFA is down 5 percent, from 3,747 to 3,558, the number of graduate students increased 10.8 percent, from 1,535 to 1,701. Additionally, increases in the number of students were recorded for other classifications: sophomore numbers increased from 2,273 to 2,293; juniors grew from 2,395 to 2,475; and seniors rose from 2,953 to 2,972.
“We appreciate the diligent work of faculty and staff members across campus who have assisted in university recruiting efforts and contributed to the educational environment at SFA that leads to student learning,” said Dr. Baker Pattillo, SFA president.