Spring Enrollment Shows Record Numbers

Posted: March 4, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Preliminary spring enrollment figures show continued strong enrollment growth at George Mason. Spring enrollment, as of the beginning of term census, is higher than any other spring, with 25,957 students enrolled–1,195 (4.8 percent) higher than last spring. While undergraduate enrollment is up 3.7 percent, the strongest growth has occurred at the graduate level. The most significant increase is seen in master’s degree-seeking students–up 15.5 percent over last year. Law school enrollment is also up substantially–8.1 percent.

Final Spring 2003 census numbers will be available later this month. Headcount and FTE are expected to increase approximately 400 and 100.0, respectively, for an estimated 26,300 headcount and 17,540.0 FTE. For more details, call Laura Phelps at (703) 993-8831 or visit the Institutional Research and Report (IRR) web site, which features complete enrollment reports broken out by campus and division.

IRR has also released the latest edition of George Mason’s Factbook, which contains information about significant aspects of the university and its operations. Both historical trends and the most current information are included. Printed copies have been distributed. An electronic version of the Factbook is available online. Comments and suggestions about the Factbook are welcome should be directed to Meihua Zhai at (703) 993-8841.

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