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BYU-Idaho winter semester enrollment up

Published: Saturday, Aug. 1 2015 6:25 a.m. MDT

Students flood the sidewalks of BYU-Idaho last fall. The college has seen its enrollment soar as it has made changes. (Doug Mckay) Students flood the sidewalks of BYU-Idaho last fall. The college has seen its enrollment soar as it has made changes. (Doug Mckay)

REXBURG, Idaho — Nearly 15,000 students are enrolled at Brigham Young University-Idaho for winter semester, a 5.9 percent increase over last winter and the largest student body to date, according to a news release from the university.

There are 13,075 full-time equivalent students, which is up by 4.9 percent from last winter, and students are taking an average of 13.1 credit hours, according to data from the BYU-Idaho Student Records and Registration Office.

Also, 3,726 students are enrolled in non-day school programs (including online degrees, Pathway, continuing education and high school concurrent enrollment).

This semester the student body consists of 7,140 male students (48 percent); 7,797 female students (52 percent); and 4,026 married students, comprising 27 percent of the student population. The university has 455 international students, representing 61 countries.

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