Spring Enrollment Update

Key highlights:


MSJC enrollments as of Friday, Jan. 25, 2008 (4:30 pm) – 4th day of classes

  • Headcounts up 8.6% (1,115 student increase) by the end of the first Friday of classes
  • Enrollment Credits / Estimated FTES up 8.6%
  • Temecula Headcounts up 1.8%


What are others doing? (Source: MSJC Marketing Dept. Karin Marriott )

Selective sample of California community colleges in a small non-statistical sample all reported enrollments up. As of Friday January 11, 2008, 5 out of the 10 of those reporting are had increases in the 4% to mid 7% range. One college reported a 10% increase.

Four year institutions (Source: New York Times Karen W. Arenson, Published: January 17, 2008)

- Applications to selective colleges and universities are reaching new heights this year, promising another season of high rejection rates and dashed hopes for many more students.

Harvard said Wednesday (1/16/08) that it had received a record number of applicants - 27,278--for its next freshman class, a 19 percent increase over last year.

Other campuses reporting double-digit increases included the:

  • University of Chicago (18 percent),
  • Amherst College (17 percent),
  • Northwestern University (14 percent)
  • Dartmouth (10 percent).
  • University of Chicago (18 percent)
  • Amherst College (17 percent)
  • Northwestern University (14 percent)
  • Dartmouth (10 percent).