Enrollment up at Williston State

There were 617 students enrolled at Williston State College on the first day of classes Monday, up from 603 in the fall of 2012, according to a press release issued by the college.

The numbers show fewer freshmen, with 334 enrolled in 2013 compared with 384 in 2012, but more sophomores, with 283 enrolled in 2013, compared with 219 in 2012.

Enrollment numbers are subject to fluctuation and will become final after the fourth full week of classes.