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MSMC Welcomes Largest-Ever Freshman Class to Two Campuses

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New students on the Doheny Campus posed in front of the Doheny Mansion during a recent orientation. On the cover: Chalon Campus freshmen during their orientation this summer. 

Aug. 27, 2012 -- MSMC welcomed its biggest-ever freshman class on its two campuses the week of Aug. 20, with 543 freshmen enrolling. The College's total enrollment for all of its associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs tops 3,100.

Undergraduate admissions officials, who recruit students for the College's West Los Angeles and downtown campuses, believe there are several reasons for continued growth. They cite financial difficulties at California public universities; relatively low tuition costs at MSMC compared to other state private schools; strategic growth of the College's prospective student inquiry pool; and expedited admission decisions as a result of internal processing changes.

The most popular undergraduate majors for the entering traditional baccalaureate students are: pre-nursing, biology, psychology and business. For the incoming associate students, popular majors are: pre-health nursing, pre-health biology, psychology, and sociology.
 
To watch video of new students on the Chalon Campus, click here. For video of new students on the Doheny Campus, click here.