COLUMBUS, Ind. — Enrollment grew at two of the three largest colleges or universities in Columbus this fall, due to increased visibility through marketing, partnerships and STEM initiatives.

Ivy Tech Community College – Columbus and Purdue Polytechnic Institute Columbus both have higher student counts this year, although IUPUC numbers are off — attributed to higher admission standards.

Please read Tuesday’s edition of The Republic for more details.

Kaitlyn Evener is an editorial assistant for The Republic. She can be reached at or 812-379-5645.