Tag: Enrollment

Chancellor Cartwright announces new financial aid packages for Pell-eligible students

“The grants use a combination of federal, state, and institutional resources to meet the cost of tuition and fees at Mizzou,” according to a Q&A provided by the News Bureau.

Freshman enrollment has dropped for a second consecutive fall semester

This fall, however, the retention rate is the second highest in university history.

Application numbers reflect decreasing international student interest in MU

For fall 2016, MU experienced a decrease in enrollment percentages for international students for the first time since 2006.

News at the ZOU: Quiz No. 1

An executive order inspired local protests, the university has millions of dollars in budget cuts and more in the first Maneater news quiz of the semester.

MU colleges ramp up recruitment in wake of enrollment decline

Ten out of 11 undergraduate colleges at MU experienced drops in freshman enrollment for fall 2016.

New vice provost for enrollment management brings experience to position

Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Pelema Morrice: “I have been at many different places, and I am looking forward to building a good community and help the university grow.”

Incoming freshman class size consistent with projected decline

This fall, however, the retention rate is the third-highest in university history.

Seven stories likely to make news this fall at MU

After an eventful 2015–16 school year, this fall brings the possibility of more newsworthy events regarding administration and campus life.

Despite MU’s decline in enrollment, other Missouri universities see increase

UM-Kansas City is expecting a 5.52 percent increase in enrollment, while MU expects a 24 percent decline.

Board of Curators approves tuition hike for fall 2016

Nonresident tuition will increase by 3 percent.

MU braces for 2,600 fewer students in the fall, $46 million budget shortfall

Campus units are planning to cut 2 percent for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 in addition to the 5 percent cut for 2017.

Biggest Buzzkill: Effects of low enrollment

MU’s struggle to attract freshmen has led to budget shortages and closed residence halls.

As school year comes to a close, MU ramps up recruitment

MU has hired four more admission representatives for different regions of the country.

Respect and Excellence halls unavailable for incoming students

The decision comes after the Department of Residential Life closed Laws and Lathrop for the upcoming school year.

Administrators talk diversity and budget during spring faculty meeting

Interim Chancellor Hank Foley said at least 600 of the projected 1,500 fewer students for fall 2016 can be attributed to the events of last fall.

Faculty Council discusses budget, enrollment projections for 2016-17 school year

Currently, MU has received 23 percent fewer deposits compared to this time last year.

Proposed student housing plan would take over Quinton’s Bar and Deli

The proposed structure dubbed “Rise Apartments” would be dedicated primarily to student housing with parking and retail spaces.

Residential Life adjusts housing plans for 2016 as enrollment estimates drop

An estimated decrease of 941 applications is expected for the fall 2016 semester, coming entirely from non-residents.

MU hopes to combat application decline with new strategies

MU spokesman Christian Basi: “We would be remiss in not saying this fall had an impact. We’re being really open and answering any questions parents and students might have (about campus climate).”

Freshman applications down from last year

The Office of the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management is concerned about the impact on enrollment for fall 2016.