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A&M surpasses UT’s enrollment for first time

By Ralph K.M. Haurwitz - American-Statesman Staff

Texas A&M University announced a new point of pride Thursday: Fall enrollment, based on preliminary figures, stands at 53,219, a record for the state and ahead of the University of Texas for the first time.

The surge from 50,227 students last fall is a result of the acquisition of a law school in Fort Worth and larger-than-expected freshman enrollment, said A&M President R. Bowen Loftin.

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