Spring enrollment at the University of Montana is down 4.7 percent over last year. And enrollment at Missoula College is down 10.9 percent versus last year.
UM officials said the downturn was expected, and the current number meets the University’s enrollment and budget projections for this fiscal year.
The current student headcount at the University is 12,992.
UM President Royce Engstrom said the “enrollment picture remains challenging as several smaller classes continue to move through our system.