Enrollment down for third straight year

Enrollment at MCCC is down for the third straight year.

The final enrollment numbers are in, enrollment has decreased 7 percent from last year. According to an email sent by Tracy Vogt of registrations at MCCC.
Mark Hall, director of admissions says that  MCCC is taking its biggest hit from returning students. Returning students are students who are enrolled with the college, take a semester off and then return, or not.

MCCC has expanded recruitment efforts, including pushing into down river area high schools” Hall said.
College recruiters also have been attending every education fair within a forty mile radius.
He said MCCC has allowed more retesting of the COMPASS admission test for students who fail the first time around.
Also, the enrollment letter that students receive now offers options for student to practice before taking the COMPASS test.