The official numbers have been released for fall 2015 enrollment at Huntington University. The total enrollment of 1,273 students is the largest enrollment over the past five years, with a 5 percent increase from 2014. Over 120 students identify as members of a United Brethren in Christ congregation.
The numbers are as follows:
- Residential Campus Undergrads – 934.
- Professional Programs – 78.
- Graduate Students – 261 (+126 from 2014).
- Total Enrollment – 1273 (+64 from 2014).
Some notes about the current student body.
- There are 47 international students, which is an increase from 38 students in 2014. International student enrollment is at its highest point since the 1980s.
- Overall student diversity is at 10% of overall student enrollment.
- The largest area of growth comes from graduate programs in Counseling with the launch of the Townsend Institute, and the development of the Master’s in Organizational Leadership.
- The growth in graduate programs was further fueled by the addition of 32 new students in the Doctorate of Occupational Therapy program, for a total of 64 students. The program accepts a maximum of 32 new students per year.
- Strong numbers in programs like Digital Media Arts, Business, Nursing, Ministry, and Education continue to provide the foundation for undergraduate offerings.
- The University successfully launched the Haupert Institute for Agricultural Studies this fall. It now has 16 students, of whom 12 are first-time freshmen.