Mount Marty College experiencing continued growth

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – Mount Marty College President Marc Long says they saw continued growth in student numbers this year and anticipate that continuing.

Long made a presentation at the “State of the Community” meeting in Yankton this week. Long says enrollment on the Yankton campus is now at 600, with 100 students each at their facilities in Sioux Falls and Watertown. Long says Mount Marty offers students a unique philosophy.

Long said there are 11 four-year private and public colleges and universities in the state and four technical schools, so while competitive, the proposal by the Board of Regents for a needs based scholarship is bringing them together.

Long says he plans to help explain the scholarship proposal to state legislators.

Long says they are on track to reach their enrollment goal of 1,000 students.