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September 14, 2017
Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
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TYLER, Texas (Sept. 14, 2017) – For the first time in its history, The University of Texas at Tyler now enrolls more than 10,000 students, based on preliminary enrollment numbers for the Fall 2017 semester. As of the Census Date, the university has 10,527 students on record.
“The University of Texas at Tyler continues to attract more students because we combine the best of a UT System education with the sort of student-focused community found at the best small liberal arts schools,” said Dr. Michael Tidwell, president. “The caliber of students in this incoming class is impressive, and we’re looking forward to an exciting year of academic achievement."
The University of Texas at Tyler is one of the fastest growing higher education institutions in the state, growing an average of eight percent annually since 2011.
One of the 14 campuses of the UT System, The University of Texas at Tyler features excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at The University of Texas at Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 10,000 high-ability students. The University of Texas at Tyler offers courses at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine as well as a location in Houston.