Fall enrollment growing at Southeast | News
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Southeast Missouri State University has announced their total fall 2012 enrollment stands at 11,729 on Wednesday, which is up 1.9 percent from this time last year.
According to the university, the total undergraduate and graduate student full-time equivalency is up 1.3 percent from fall 2011. They say the total graduate student headcount is 1,188, up 5.7 percent from this time last year.
They say the he combined undergraduate and graduate student full-time equivalency is up 1.3 percent from fall 2011. University officials say growing FTE figures indicate the institution has more full-time and fewer part-time students this fall.
The fourth week census report also shows total enrollment at Southeast’s Sikeston campus at 564, up 11.9 percent from fall 2011 and 230 at the Kennett campus, up 13.3 percent from a year ago.
Dr. Debbie Below, associate vice president for enrollment management and director of Admissions, said Southeast’s student retention rate has steadily risen over the past decade to 73.8 percent.
“This is the second highest retention rate achieved in the last decade,” she said. “We are thrilled so many students have chosen Southeast to pursue their educational goals, and we look forward to them matriculating and completing their degree here.”
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