Columbus State University enrollment has topped 8,200 students this fall, the university announced Tuesday.
The university had 8,212 students, but that could change when the final count is reported to the Board of Regents next month. This marks the second year in a row the university has seen a significant jump in enrollment. The figures include students who are taking classes on the new West Point, Ga., and Fort Benning satellite campuses.
Past enrollments are: For the past five years, Columbus State University’s official fall enrollment has been: • 2008: 7,953• 2007: 7,590• 2006: 7,597• 2005: 7,475• 2004: 7,224 “It is so exciting for me to see the great things we’re doing here translate into enrollment by students,” said Columbus State University President Tim Mescon. “In the face of unprecedented budget challenges, our faculty has taken the necessary steps to find ways to continue to deliver an education that is far better than most realize. The staff here has worked hard to spread the good message about who we are and what’s ahead for Columbus State.”