Enrolment on target at Lethbridge PSE institutions

August 27, 2012

The University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College are reporting that enrolment numbers are on par with last year. While final numbers are not yet available at the schools, registrars believe more than 12,000 full-time equivalent students will attend the first day of class on September 5. The 5-year average for fall enrolment at uLethbridge is 8,183, while Lethbridge College has approximately 4,100 FTE students. Education, nursing, and new media continue to be the most popular fields at the university, while the biggest programs at the college are media and design, criminal justice, environmental science, engineering, and nursing. Lethbridge College has nearly 250 international students, composing a larger number of the population than ever. uLethbridge has seen an increase in international graduate applications and, additionally, more than 70% of the university's student population comes from outside of Lethbridge. Lethbridge Herald