Montreat College registers record enrollment for fourth consecutive year

From Staff Reports
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Montreat College announced on Sept. 13 that degree-seeking enrollment on its traditional campus this semester is the highest on record in the school's 103-year history.

Overall degree-seeking enrollment on Montreat’s traditional campus this fall is 538, up from the previous record of 520 achieved a year ago.

Registration at Montreat College sets record for fourth straight year.

The college welcomed 147 first-time freshmen and 61 new transfer students, bringing overall new student enrollment to 208.

An additional 72 non-degree-seeking students brings the headcount to 610 students on the traditional campus, also an all-time record.

In addition, Montreat College’s School of Adult and Graduate Studies currently enrolls 301 students in Asheville, Charlotte, Morganton, and online, 175 undergraduate students and 126 graduate students, bringing the grand total to 911 students currently attending Montreat College.

“This is the fourth consecutive year of record enrollment on our traditional campus,” Montreat College President Paul J. Maurer said. “This upward trend has created powerful forward momentum on campus in pursuit of our vision of being a leader in Christ-centered higher education regionally, nationally, and globally.”