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Community College Registration Numbers Fall as Classes Start



by Caroline Beck

Alabama community colleges are seeing a drop in fall student registration by as much as 29% as most campuses will be starting classes virtually and in-person Monday.

During Wednesday’s Alabama Community College System board meeting, Vice Chancellor Susan Price told board members that the current number of registered students is 55,981, down from 70,938 during the 2019 fall semester.

Price said those preliminary numbers don’t reflect students who have paid for classes yet and could decrease. But, others could sign up for classes in the first days of the new semester.

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