Blinn College’s enrollment for recently completed May minimester classes drew 15 percent more students compared to last year.
Headcount for the all online program reached a record number of more than 1,400 students.
And the number of credit hours increased by 15 percent over last year.
Blinn’s first summer session is underway. Administrators expect an enrollment increase for at least the first session. Both of Blinn’s summer sessions are also online.
Blinn administrators are still planning for a decrease in fall enrollment compared to last fall.
Additional information from Blinn College:
The Blinn College District has enrolled a record 1,463 students for the May Minimester, a 15.2% increase over the previous year.
All of Blinn’s May Minimester courses were offered online this year due to COVID-19, and the College has announced that all its Summer courses also will be online.
Blinn’s May Minimester enrollment included 11 high school dual credit students. May Minimester contact hours increased 15.1% to 70,416.
The Fall semester will include face-to-face, blended, and online courses, and social distancing guidelines will be in place.
Fall semester registration is open through Sunday, Aug. 23, and classes begin Monday, Aug. 24.