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First-day enrolment numbers up at U of M

September 7, 2018 — 

For the sixth consecutive year, first-day enrolment at the University of Manitoba is above 29,000 students.

Student enrolment for the First Day of Classes is 29,266, an increase in overall enrolment of 0.3 per cent from this time last year, when 29,185 students were registered. Full-time enrolment increased 1.5 per cent, from 24,746 to 25,105 students. Undergraduate enrolment was stable, with 25,119 students in Fall Term 2018 compared with 25,111 students in Fall Term 2017.

The University of Manitoba is committed to working together with Indigenous communities and partners to foster the development of the next generation of Indigenous leaders by providing an inclusive and supportive learning environment that promotes Indigenous student success from the time of admission through graduation and beyond. Self-Declared Indigenous student enrolment for Fall Term 2018 is 2,374 or 8.1 per cent of the student population, similar to 2017. Indigenous graduate student enrolment increased from 5.5 per cent in 2017 to 6.4 per cent in 2018. Numbers may change as more students may self-declare throughout the year.

Overall graduate enrolment increased by 1.5 per cent from 3,370 students in 2017 to 3,419 students in 2018. The University of Manitoba is a member of Canada’s prestigious U15 group of research universities, with 135 outstanding graduate programs offered by 80 departments and units.

International enrolment increased from 5,122 students in Fall Term 2017 to 5,407 students in Fall Term 2018. This increase was seen mainly at the undergraduate level, with undergraduate international enrolment increasing 6.8 per cent and graduate international enrolment increasing 0.5 per cent.

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