Stephen F. Austin State University has reported a spring student enrollment of 11,896, a 1.1-percent decrease from last year. The number of SFA students attending classes decreased by 133 students from spring 2010 to spring 2011.

The spring 2010 enrollment of 12,029 was the highest spring enrollment in the university's history and marked a 7.2-percent increase from the previous year. Although this spring's enrollment is slightly down from last year, it represents the second-highest spring enrollment in the university's history.

Undergraduate enrollment is unchanged from spring 2010 with 10,288 students, while graduate enrollment decreased from 1,741 to 1,608.

Several of SFA's colleges experienced year-to-year increases in spring enrollment, including the College of Fine Arts, up 4.8 percent from 770 to 807; the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, up .6 percent from 627 to 631; and the College of Sciences and Mathematics, up 1.9 percent from 1,873 to 1,909.

Enrollment in the Nelson Rusche College of Business decreased 6.8 percent from 1,846 to 1,721. James I. Perkins College of Education enrollment decreased .9 percent from 3,839 to 3,805, while enrollment in the College of Liberal and Applied Arts decreased 1.7 percent from 3,074 to 3,023.