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Paris Junior College makes fastest-growing list


By Scott Harvey

Paris – An 18 percent spike in enrollment this fall has propelled Paris Junior College into the top 50 fastest growing two-year colleges in the U.S.

The rankings are based on annual enrollment data collected by the Department of Education.

According to a report recently issued by Community College Week magazine, PJC tied with five other colleges ranked 27th to 31st.

This fall, PJC achieved a record enrollment of 6,214. The figures represent the combined totals from their Sulphur Springs, Greenville and Paris campuses.