Ozarks reports Spring 2002 Semester enrollment of 603

Release Date: 1/30/2002

 Clarksville, Ark. --- A 90 percent retention rate has helped the University of the Ozarks record its largest spring enrollment in a decade.

The Spring 2002 Semester enrollment of 603 students is the largest spring enrollment since 1992 when the university had 624 students. This spring's numbers also mark a 24 percent increase from 1999 when the university had 486 students enrolled in the spring.

"We're excited by our spring enrollment and the 24 percent increase over the past three years," said Jim Abbuhl, vice president for enrollment management at the university. "Our 90 percent retention of students from fall to spring is a continuing sign of our positive efforts with students. Our faculty and staff are doing an outstanding job retaining our students and the retention rate is a very positive sign for our students' satisfaction.