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Heartland enrollment up for Spring 20 semester

January 30, 2020

Heartland Community College is showing an increase in both headcount and credit hours from Spring 2019 to Spring 2020.

Enrollment numbers at Spring 20 Census Day (the 10th day of classes) show an increase of 3.2 percent in the number of Heartland undergraduate students and a slight increase of 0.3 percent in number of credit hours they are taking.

“One promising trend in these Spring to Spring comparisons is the number of returning students we are seeing this semester,” said Sarah Diel-Hunt, Vice President, Enrollment and Student Services. “These are students who have returned to Heartland after a gap of three or more semesters in their enrollment. Acknowledgement should go to enrollment services staff for their efforts to design strategies to reach out to this group of students and facilitate their return to complete certificate and degree programs.”  


All undergraduate students (URGD)

Spring 2019

Spring 2020


Total Enrollment



+ 3.2

Total Credit Hours



+ 0.3

The 10-day census numbers reflect student enrollment after the add/drop period for credit classes has ended. Not counted in these enrollment numbers are Adult Education and Continuing Education students at the College.

Written by: Steve Fast