Enrollment at Salina Area Technical College rose just more than 6 percent in the fall of 2017 compared to the previous fall, according to data collected on the 20th day of classes for the Kansas Board of Regents.

According to that enrollment data, Salina Tech is serving a total of 615 students, compared to 580 in September of 2016 – an increase of 6.03 percent.

The largest growth area for the college was in offering concurrent enrollment general education programs, in which high school sophomores, juniors and seniors (and gifted freshmen) can take classes such as English Composition I, General Psychology and College Algebra at their high schools, earning both high school and college credits at the same time.

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