Nebraska Methodist College Sets Enrollment Record

  • Date: October 1, 2013
  • Author: NMC Public Relations

nebraska methodist college student Fall 2013 marks the tenth consecutive year of record enrollment.

OMAHA, Neb. - Nebraska Methodist College's fall 2013 enrollment of 943 is the largest in school history, an increase of 5 percent over the previous record in fall 2012.

It's the tenth consecutive year of record enrollment at NMC, which has nearly doubled in size since 2003.

"We are not only happy with our growth but also in the quality of students we continue to enroll here at NMC," said President and CEO Dennis Joslin. "As we grow, we know we're developing well-rounded, educated citizens that will have a positive impact on the community and will continue to uphold our tradition of excellence in healthcare."

Fall 2013 also marks high enrollment gains in online learning, which now makes up 29 percent of degree-seeking students. The traditional bachelor of science in nursing program continues to be the largest with nearly 47 percent of the student body enrolled in the program.

"This is an exciting time for us at Nebraska Methodist College," said Joslin. "Our growth is a credit to the faculty and staff whose commitment to our students and community continues to build us into one of the premier healthcare education institutions in the country."

By the Numbers

  • Fall 2013 enrollment marks a record headcount of 943 total students at NMC, compared to 238 in 1988.
  • Of the 943 students, 74% are undergraduate students enrolled in Bachelor of Science degree or Associate degree programs
  • Certificate and graduate degree students make up the remaining student population
  • All graduate and selected undergraduate programs are offered online

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Established in 1891, Nebraska Methodist College is a private, fully accredited nursing and healthcare professions college, and an affiliate of Methodist Health System. Located in Omaha, Neb., NMC offers certificate, undergraduate, graduate and professional development programs on campus and online.  For more information about the College, visit www.methodistcollege.edu.