Ivy Tech headcount increases

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Ivy Tech Community College Evansville Campus total Fall 2019 unduplicated headcount is up 5.7%, at 4,198 as of census day, Sept. 11, as compared with 2018 Census Day’s headcount of 3,973.

These numbers include traditional students in Evansville and the Princeton and Tell City Career & Technology Centers, as well as students enrolled through such initiatives as Achieve Your Degree, Early College High School, Senior Scholars, and Workforce Alignment courses.

In addition, our full-time equivalent revenue-generating headcount was up 1.4% on Census Day.

“Our doors are open. We are enrolling students for classes beginning Oct. 28 and the spring semester,” said Ivy Tech Chancellor Jonathan Weinzapfel. “We are pleased to be able to serve our communities by providing affordable educational opportunities and by growing our workers’ skillsets to meet employer demands. Through the many partnerships with area school corporations, the work of the College Connection Coaches, and the Pathways Plus Initiative, we anticipate continued growth.”

Ivy Tech, unlike four-year colleges, has multiple enrollment periods every 8 weeks throughout the year.

Enrollment is now taking place for Oct. 28, as well as spring classes beginning January 13.

Also, Ivy Tech offers free dual credit classes in the high schools, where students earn high school and college credits concurrently.

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(This story was originally published on September 23, 2019)

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