Baker College Online Posts 4 Percent Fall Enrollment Increase

January 11, 2010

Baker College Online officials today announced a 4 percent increase in fall enrollment compared to the same period in 2008. A total of 5,256 undergraduate students attended online classes exclusively during fall quarter 2009.

“We attribute our steadily increasing enrollment numbers to a variety of factors, including flexibility, affordability and accessibility,” said Dr. Julia Teahen, president, Baker College Online. “We also strive to offer the types of programs that will enhance or advance a career. Case in point is our new bachelor of nursing degree, which offers RNs the opportunity to continue their professional growth through an online program.”

A total of 45,687 students throughout the Baker College system took Baker Online classes this fall quarter. This total includes:

  • 6,188 students who took 100 percent of their classes online, including 5,256 undergraduate students and a total of 932 MBA, MSIS, MOT and DBA students
  • 8,149 students who took a combination of online classes and campus-based classes
  • 31,350 students who took campus-based classes that also included online coursework, a 56.4 percent increase over fall 2008

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