Lees-McRae experiences 10% overall enrollment increase for the spring semester

February 12, 2015

For the second consecutive semester and the third consecutive spring semester, Lees-McRae College experienced significant enrollment growth. The overall enrollment for the spring semester has increased 10%, with a 77% increase in new student enrollment and a 6% increase in continuing student enrollment over spring 2014. 

At the start of the semester, 931 students were enrolled at the college compared to 843 the prior spring. The College’s enrollment breakdown includes 615 students on the main campus, 181 students in online degree completion programs and 135 students in degree completion programs offered at partnering community colleges – Mayland Community College, Surry Community College and Western Piedmont Community College.

“This spring semester is a milestone for the college,” remarked Ginger Hansen, vice president of enrollment management and communications. “931 students marks the college’s highest spring enrollment in history.  We celebrate this accomplishment and embrace each student that has chosen to be part of the Lees-McRae College experience.”

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