Visits by prospective students to Concordia University, St. Paul during the Minnesota Education Association (MEA) break were up 30 percent compared to the same time last year according to Concordia’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
A total of 175 prospective students visited Concordia Oct. 17-Oct. 20, which included tours of campus, meeting with an academic counselor and the opportunity to talk with faculty. Students were also provided a chance to sit in on classes and go to chapel.
“Welcoming prospective students to campus is one of the strongest recruitment activities, so we are very pleased with the increased interest in campus visits,” said Kristin Vogel, Concordia’s director of undergraduate admissions.
This years numbers reflect scheduled visits along with an open house event.
Concordia recorded an all-time high of 2,941 students enrolled for the fall 2012 semester, including 1,211 traditional undergraduate students.