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UTPB Sees Enrollment Increase

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Good news for the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

UTPB's President David Watts says enrollment is up 16 percent over last year.

School officials believe with the economy down more people are heading back to the classroom to get their education.

Watts also attributes enrollment growth to more financial aid rewards for incoming freshmen and transfer students.

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