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  • Enrollment rises slightly at Northwestern State

    September 20, 2014 1:28 PM

    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - Fall enrollment edged higher for the fall semester at Northwestern State University. Registrar Lillie Frazier Bell says 9,002 students signed up for fall classes, up 58 from the same period a year ago. University officials say the slight increase came despite toughened admission standards for new... more »
  • UL Lafayette, Registration and Enrollment

    August 16, 2013 8:39 AM

    UL Lafayette is currently accepting applications for enrollment. The fall semester begins on August 26; enrolment will continue for about a week after that. For more info about admissions call: 337 482-6474 Or visit: www.louisiana.edu
  • Acadiana Catholic School Enrollment Better Than State Average

    July 23, 2013 6:27 PM

    In a few short weeks, thousands of students across Acadiana will head back to the classroom. New numbers from the National Catholic Educational Association show enrollment in Catholic schools is down 18 percent statewide in the past decade. The decrease in enrollment is even higher nationwide topping 23... more »
  • Catholic school enrollment drops in Louisiana

    February 25, 2013 8:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - New figures show enrollment in Catholic schools has fallen 18 percent statewide during the past 13 years. Enrollment has dropped 9 percent in the Diocese of Baton Rouge since 2000 and has fallen 25 percent in schools that make up the Archdiocese of New Orleans,... more »
  • Enrollment increases at St. James virtual school

    October 11, 2012 8:44 AM

    LUTCHER, La. (AP) - Enrollment in St. James Parish's online Virtual Academy not only has increased rapidly since its July opening, but school officials are fielding phone calls from parents outside the parish who are interested in the program. The Advocate reports Virtual Academy Principal Becky Louque gave an assessment... more »
  • RSD, Urban League hold enrollment event in Orleans

    March 28, 2012 9:42 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The state agency that oversees most public schools in New Orleans has joined with the Urban League of Greater New Orleans for one last promotion of the new single-application process for New Orleans schools. The "one-app" process allows parents to fill out a single application where... more »
  • Charter School Gets Enrollment Process Underway

    March 2, 2012 10:42 PM

    The new charter school in St. Landry Parish, J.S. Clark Leadership Academy, got the ball rolling Friday night, with one of its first meetings for parents that focused on enrollment. "I am so interested and so ready for this charter school to start, it's a long time coming," said... more »
  • Enrollment at LSU-Eunice Shows Improvement

    February 15, 2012 9:22 AM

    EUNICE, La. (AP) - Enrollment for the spring 2012 semester at LSU Eunice was down from the spring 2011 semester, but showed positive signs that the enrollment slippage last year may have slowed. That's according to final regular spring semester enrollment figures released by the university's registrar's office. The Daily... more »
  • SUNO nears pre-Katrina enrollment

    January 26, 2012 9:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Southern University at New Orleans officials say the spring enrollment will bring the university close to its pre-Katrina student population. In a news release Wednesday, the university cited preliminary figures indicating spring enrollment will be 3,597. That would be a 9 percent increase from spring of... more »
  • Enrollment on the rise at GSU

    September 12, 2011 9:36 AM

    GRAMBLING, La. (AP) - Grambling State University's preliminary enrollment report for the 2011-12 academic year shows enrollment has risen to 5,207, a 4.27 percent increase from the previous academic year. Starting his second year as president at Grambling, Frank G. Pogue is on track to meet one of the 10... more »
  • Ascension schools juggle booming enrollment

    August 11, 2011 10:31 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - The Ascension Parish school system registered 18,951 students on the first day of classes Wednesday, 215 more than last year's first-day count. A school spokesman tells The Advocate he expects that number to rise slightly once all the adjustments are made. Spanish Lake Primary, built just... more »
  • Enrollment Grows as Well as the Need for Student Housing

    November 26, 2010 9:17 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - There are few images of college life more idyllic than a tree-shaded campus. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, with its stands of Century Oaks, pines, cypress and more, is a beautiful example of that. But the university's enrollment is also growing and to deal with... more »
  • McNeese State Enrollment Grows by 3.4 Percent

    September 21, 2010 7:59 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Officials say McNeese State University has reached its second-highest enrollment in the past seven decades 8,941 students, a growth of 3.4 percent this semester. Jeanne Daboval, provost and vice president of academic affairs, says this is the third consecutive enrollment increase. Enrollment for the fall... more »
  • LSU announces Friday that its overall enrollment is up

    September 17, 2010 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state's flagship university has boosted its enrollment, even as budget cuts have slashed programs and services at the campus. LSU announced Friday that its overall enrollment is 28,771 this semester, a 3 percent increase from last year when the school had 27,992 students. The... more »
  • Southern University Enrollment Down

    September 9, 2010 12:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -Southern University's student enrollment is down another 4 percent this fall while Baton Rouge Community College continues to steadily grow. That's according to college data released Wednesday. Southern reported a total enrollment this fall of 7,313 students compared with 7,619 last year. BRCC jumped about 3... more »
  • Enrollment Increases in Lafayette Parish Schools

    August 13, 2010 8:47 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Preliminary first-day-of-school counts show enrollment is up in Lafayette Parish schools. The district reported that 25,008 students in grades 1-12 attended the first day of school Thursday. The tally is up from last year's first-day count of 24,687 students. Those numbers are expected to grow as... more »
  • Medicaid rolls grow at higher rate

    October 16, 2009 12:16 PM

    More people than expected are enrolling in Medicaid in Louisiana, adding to an expected shortfall of funds in the government insurance program for the poor. That's according to state Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine, who told lawmakers on Thursday that 22,000 people signed up for program... more »

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