TRI-CITIES, Wash. — Spring semester enrollment at Washington State University Tri-Cities is up more than 1.9 percent from last year and enrollments in the graduate school also saw significant increases.

Enrollment figures show the Richland campus has 1,078 individual students. Graduate programs saw more than an 8 percent increase, up from the 2000 spring total of 335 to 364 in 2001. Full time equivalent enrollment is up 6.2 percent to 616, a difference of 36 FTE from spring 2000.

“Our growth continues to be very strong in both business and teacher education,” said Larry James, campus executive officer and dean.