College Enrollment 

(AP) – And if applications for next fall are any indication, they will continue going up for the next school year.

Maine Community College System President John Fitzsimmons says that applications seeking enrollment for the fall semester are up 16% over last year.

They’ve increased 36% at Washington County Community College in Calais, 22% at Southern Maine Community College in South Portland, and 18% at Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor.

Enrollment at the community colleges has grown 46% in the past four years.