TVCC enrollment edges up

Treasure Valley Community College. (The Enterprise/File)

ONTARIO – Treasure Valley Community College is reporting a boost in enrollment this year, reversing a downward trend that lasted several years.

The college reported that its enrollment on a full-time equivalent basis hit 568 this fall, up about 2% and the first increase since 2012.

The total number of students increased again. In 2018, the count of people taking classes increased from the year before to 2,175 and increased again this fall to 2,215.

The full-time calculation is based on total credit hours and is the number used by the state to allocate funding to the college.

Baylie Whiting, TVCC student body president, said that she has noticed that this year there are more students participating in events.

“Some of . . .