enrollment enrollment  /ɛn ˈroʊl mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of enrolling
  2. (n) the body of people (such as students) who register or enroll at the same time

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A few months ago, with the enrollment deadline fast approaching, he called the families of several kids who had been coming to camp for years but hadn't signed up yet for 2009.
  2. Boston's white enrollment has been dropping steadily since 1965 while minority enrollment has been climbing.
  3. When the enrollment boom ended, financially weak colleges went bust.

News

  1. NIACC sees big enrollment jump

    MASON CITY — Enrollment for the fall semester at North Iowa Area Community College is up 13 percent.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Globe Gazette

  2. Fall enrollment at PCC shows positive signs

    Positive enrollment signs at Pratt Community College are providing encouragement that low enrollment figures for the fall semester will improve. The enrollment numbers were presented to the PCC Board of Trustees Monday night at their regular monthly meeting. Residence hall occupancy rate is at 78 percent for the fall. While that number is low, it is much better than the 52 percent for the same ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Pratt Tribune

  3. Enrollment issues mean change in the Rush-Henrietta School District

    In the Rush-Henrietta Central School District, enrollment is down by 7 percent — or 383 students — from 10 years ago. According to district officials, however, that single statistic alone does not provide a complete picture of the issue.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Henrietta Post

Quotes

  1. Pressed on how she would enforce her mandate, Clinton said: "I think there are a number of mechanisms" that are possible, including "going after people's wages, automatic enrollment."
    on Aug 24, 2006 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Leading The Charge

  2. "When you start one of these programs, school lunch programs, in a country that heretofore had nothing of that kind, immediately school enrollment jumps dramatically," McGovern said. "Girls and boys get to the classroom with the promise of a...
    on Sep 20, 2007 By: George McGovern Source: Yankton Daily Press (registration)

  3. "Community colleges are in a unique position to prepare local workers for careers in high-growth industries," said Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao. "The $125 million awarded today will expand enrollment in education and training programs...
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: Elaine Chao Source: Earthtimes

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