SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Enrollment at Southeast Technical Institute had rebounded after five years of decline.

The Sioux Falls tech school says the number of new students has increased 10 percent this fall compared to last year. Total enrollment is up 6.4 percent from last fall.

The Argus Leader reports Southeast Tech president Bob Griggs attributes the growth to expanded program offerings and new partnerships, including one with the University of South Dakota which allows students to go on an earn a four-year degree.

Information from: Argus Leader,

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