Baker College Online Reports 25.64 Percent Spring Quarter Enrollment Increase

July 16, 2009

Baker College Online officials today announced a 25.64 percent increase in 2009 spring quarter online enrollment compared to the same period in 2008. A total of 4,684 undergraduate students attended online classes exclusively during spring quarter 2009, with new student enrollment up 2.7 percent over last year.

“Our continued double-digit growth pattern indicates that individuals appreciate the flexibility, accessibility and affordability of a Baker College Online education,” said Dr. Julia Teahen, president, Baker College Online.

A total of 33,427 students throughout the Baker College system took Baker Online classes this spring quarter. This total includes:

  • 5,609 students who took 100 percent of their classes online, including * 4,684 undergraduate students and 925 graduate students
  • 7,504 students who took a combination of online classes and campus-based classes
  • 20,314 students who took campus-based classes that also included online coursework, a 40.58 percent increase over spring 2008

Also announced today was a 19.8 percent spring quarter new student enrollment increase for Baker College Center for Graduate Studies over last year. A total of 925 students were enrolled at Baker Center for Graduate Studies this spring.

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