Mixed results for Minot State University's 2017 fall enrollment

​MINOT, N.D. - The final fall enrollment numbers for Minot State produce some mixed results.

The university reports that overall enrollment went down by 5.7 percent from last year, with 3,216 students.

The university credits this to a drop-off in part-time students, including those from Minot Air Force Base.

On the upside, MSU's freshman class grew in size for the third straight year, up 4.5 percent from last year.

The university says 373 freshmen enrolled this fall.

The number of freshmen from North Dakota high schools also increased from year-to-year.