Summer session opened this week at the University of Missouri, and enrollment has increased more than 2 percent to an all-time high of 13,697 students.
“We’re very pleased to see that students continue to recognize the educational opportunities available to them at Mizzou,” said Kim Humphrey, interim vice provost for enrollment management. “Our summer enrollment continues to grow at a healthy rate.”
Undergraduate enrollment and students participating in online classes also increased this summer. Undergraduate enrollment increased by 4.7% to 9,185, up 413 students from last year. Students participating in classes managed by Mizzou Online, which includes on-campus and distance-learning students, increased by 13% from 7,255 in 2015 to 8,112 this year.
In February, University leaders said fall enrollment could decline by several hundred students following campus unrest last fall.
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