Ivy Tech Community College campuses ranked as fastest growing community colleges in nation

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Press release from Ivy Tech:

Ivy Tech Community College campuses ranked as fastest growing community colleges in nation

(INDIANAPOLIS, December 6, 2010) – Ivy Tech Community College campuses once again top the list of colleges with the fastest growing enrollment. In a report released by Community College Week, nine Ivy Tech campuses were ranked as the fastest growing community colleges in the nation.

“It is clear that Hoosiers recognize Ivy Tech as an affordable and accessible option helping students start their careers and affording our communities with skilled workers.” said Thomas J. Snyder, President of Ivy Tech Community College. “We look forward to continuing to change the lives of our students and serve the employers and our partners throughout the state.”

The following is a list of where Ivy Tech ranked among the fastest growing community colleges:

Enrollment of 10,000 students or more

  • Ivy Tech-Northeast ranked third
  • Ivy Tech-Central Indiana ranked 13th

Enrollment of 5,000 to 9,999 students

  • Ivy Tech-Northwest ranked first
  • Ivy Tech-Kokomo ranked fourth
  • Ivy Tech-East Central ranked fifth
  • Ivy Tech-Southwest ranked 47th

Enrollment of 2,500 to 4,999 students

  • Ivy Tech-Columbus ranked second
  • Ivy Tech-Richmond ranked sixth
  • Ivy Tech-Southeast ranked 20th

Community College Week releases its yearly rankings based on enrollment from one year prior and considers only students who are enrolled in courses that accrue toward an associate degree, certificate or other formal award.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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