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

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

By Stephi Smith | Aug. 25, 2017

“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

By Olivia Garrett | Aug. 21, 2017

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

Application numbers reflect decreasing international student interest in MU

Application numbers reflect decreasing international student interest in MU

By Olivia Garrett and Sam Forbes | May 2, 2017

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

News at the ZOU: Quiz No. 1

By Kyle LaHucik | Jan. 30, 2017

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

By Olivia Garrett | Jan. 25, 2017

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

By Caitlyn Sinclair | Oct. 2, 2016

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

By Olivia Garrett | Aug. 22, 2016

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

Seven stories likely to make news this fall at MU

By Claire Mitzel | Aug. 17, 2016

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

By Megan Dollar | Aug. 1, 2016

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

Board of Curators approves tuition hike for fall 2016

By Claire Mitzel | May 18, 2016

Nonresident tuition will increase by 3 percent.

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

By Alyssa Bessasparis and Claire Mitzel | May 14, 2016

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

Biggest Buzzkill: Effects of low enrollment

By Lily Cusack | May 3, 2016

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

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

By Thomas Oide | April 19, 2016

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

Respect and Excellence halls unavailable for incoming students

Respect and Excellence halls unavailable for incoming students

By Katherine Knott | April 9, 2016

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

Administrators talk diversity and budget during spring faculty meeting

By Claire Mitzel | March 24, 2016

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

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

By Claire Mitzel | March 10, 2016

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

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

By Allyson Sherwin | Feb. 8, 2016

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

By Lauren Wortman | Jan. 31, 2016

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

By Claire Mitzel | Jan. 25, 2016

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

By Taylor Blatchford | Jan. 19, 2016

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

In Print: Transfer student seeks diversity, identity at MU

By Ruth Serven | Feb. 4, 2015

A record number of students are enrolled for spring semester 2015.

MU welcomes 2nd largest class, sets new enrollment records

MU welcomes 2nd largest class, sets new enrollment records

By Isabella Alves | Aug. 27, 2014

Total enrollment and minority representation are up.

In Print: Out-of-state applicants on the rise at MU

By Michele Robotham-Smith | Feb. 10, 2012

For Fall 2012, more than half of the applicants are out of state students.

In Print: Application numbers on the rise for fall 2012

By Hanna Jacunski | Jan. 20, 2012

Undergraduate and graduate applications have increased almost 4 percent, and professional applicant numbers have increased 2.4 percent.

In Print: Enrollment decreases predicted for next academic year

By Tucker Moore | Oct. 25, 2011

5,393 students have been accepted for the fall 2012 semester thus far.

In Print: Final enrollment totals higher than expected

By Jimmy Hibsch | Sept. 30, 2011

The total was a couple hundred higher than administrators predicted.

In Print: Drop in high school grads forces MU to bump out-of-state recruitment

By Lizzie Johnson | Sept. 13, 2011

A new admissions representative will oversee several new markets.

International student enrollment grows 13 percent

In Print: International student enrollment grows 13 percent

By Tess Betts | Aug. 26, 2011

The International Center has brought a sizable amount of international students to Columbia this year.

Student body enrollment breaks minority, total records

In Print: Student body enrollment breaks minority, total records

By Jimmy Hibsch | Aug. 23, 2011

MU’s student body has never been larger.

On Campus: New academic year adds more than 1,300 to student body

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Aug. 22, 2011 at 11:55 a.m.

MU set record student enrollment Monday with 33,318 students on the first day of classes — 1,300 more students than at this time last year. "We're very pleased that as we continue to offer opportunities to Missouri students, we also are attractive to many out-of-state students in many ...

In Print: Enrollment projected to increase despite lower graduation rates

By Megan Hager | April 29, 2011

An estimated 6,093 first-time college students will attend MU in the fall.

In Print: Slight drop in freshman class size predicted

By Kaitlyn Gibson | Nov. 9, 2010

Gillett Hall will open while Mark Twain Hall might close.

Column: Enrollment statistics misleading

By Mary Novokhovsky | Aug. 27, 2010

Today's column begins with a little shout-out to the hungry meal plan holders. I've watched you stand in a seemingly endless line outside Plaza 900 with sad eyes and rumbling stomachs. I've taken your 20-point orders at Baja Grill with compassion as drool slides down your chins ...

MU breaks records for overall, minority enrollment

In Print: MU breaks records for overall, minority enrollment

By Jared Grafman | Aug. 24, 2010

University officials expect enrollment to drop in coming years.

In Print: Record freshman enrollment could result in housing shortage

By Zachary Murdock | June 2, 2010

Enrollment is up 8 percent from this time last year.

MU receives increased admission applications

In Print: MU receives increased admission applications

By Isabelle Shaw | Feb. 16, 2010

The majority of the applicants are out of state.

In Print: Gender gap stabilizes nationwide, grows at MU

By Theresa Fitzpatrick | Feb. 12, 2010

The economy, job market and other factors cause changes in student body.

In Print: Honors College Ambassadors propose new registration system

By Kaylen Ralph | Feb. 5, 2010

The proposed system intends to attract high-ability students to MU.

Students seek out higher education during recession

By Will Guldin | Sept. 4, 2009

The economy is one of many factors influencing students to enroll.