CHENEY, Wash.--Eastern Washington University’s fall enrollment set a record for the fifth consecutive year.
The overall headcount for the fall quarter is 12,791. That number surpasses last year’s mark by more than 200 students.
New student enrollment at Eastern is also up. They had an increase of 116 transfer students.
School officials point to better academic support services, increased institutional aid for students and commitment from faculty and staff as the cause for the improved retention rates.