Prairie View A&M University Sets New Enrollment Record
With the 15 % increase of the enrollment of first time freshman being nearly 2,200 for the 2017 -2018 school year, PVAMU has set an enrollment record for the 2nd year in a row totaling to a full enrollment of almost 9,500 students, which is a 8% increase from last year. Along with increased enrollment, PVAMU has also seen a 2-4 % increase retention rate across the university.
The PVAMU Class of 2021 presence is deeply felt on campus as more than just a number, these freshman are devoted, dedicated, highly intelligent, and always show up and show out for anything ! They bleed with school pride and are eager and destined for greatness, as all PV students are.
Along with the increased number of students, you may have also noticed that Prairie View , also recently named Dr. Ruth J. Simmons as the interim president, as Dr. Wright stepped down earlier this summer. Prairie View is also continuing to become more and more innovative through offering a number of new courses , renovating campus property, building new housing, and adding more parking accommodations on campus among many other things.
Stay tuned for what’s up next for PV, but for now enjoy some more PV footage below!
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