Randolph-Macon College announces its highest overall enrollment ever, with 1246
students kicking off the 2009 academic year! In addition, the College produced the
largest freshmen applicant pool in R-MC’s history. 362 freshmen enrolled and 33
transfer students, with 79% ranking in the top 50% of their high school class and
an average GPA of 3.3.
“This is exciting news for us and a tremendous way to begin a new academic year,”
said R-MC President, Robert R. Lindgren. “This underscores that our message about
the value and affordability of Randolph-Macon’s nationally-recognized liberal arts
education is being heard.”
This is the fourth consecutive year that R-MC received a record number of applications
which also resulted in the largest entering freshmen classes in R-MC history. The
2009 applicant pool rose to a record breaking 4,308 prospective students. The freshman
class represents Virginia, 13 other states, District of Columbia and four foreign
nations with 20% representing an ethnic minority group.
Randolph-Macon is offering an excellent series of First Year Experience programs
for the upcoming academic year, 21 Study/Travel Courses in January Term 2010, national
and international internships and a wide-range of research projects through its
Schapiro Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program.
“Our exceptional faculty and academic programs continue to gain national and international
recognition,” said Lindgren, “and we are thrilled to witness this incredible interest
in attending Randolph-Macon College.”
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