Almost 12,000 students enrolled for fall classes at Stephen F. Austin State University.  

Fall enrollment totaled 11,946, a decrease of 674 students, or 5%. While total undergraduate enrollment decreased 6%, or 688 students, enrollment of new first-year undergraduate students increased 4%, and transfer-student enrollment increased 2%.
“The increase in new first-year and new transfer students is encouraging,” said Erma Brecht, executive director of enrollment management. “It is exciting to welcome and serve students on campus and students who are learning from a distance. SFA stands committed to providing learning options that best fit our students’ needs.”

Overall graduate enrollment increased by almost 1%, from 1,633 to 1,647 students. This is the second consecutive increase in graduate enrollment from 2019, when 1,475 students were enrolled.

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