In the 2016 Fall semester, 1,798 degree-seeking students were enrolled, including 117 in South Africa studying via distance education.
Enrollment has now topped 1,400 for several years in a row. The total includes over 340 new students who started this fall.
Of those enrolled in Fall 2016, 319 were undergraduate students and 1,479 were graduate.
Distance education students, both in South Africa and in the Masters programs, continue to comprise a large segment of the student body, numbering 961, while the number of Fairfield-based students is 837.
Again there are more students originating from countries around the world,1491, than students from the U.S., who number 307. 81 different countries are represented.
Fall 2016 represented the 43th anniversary of MIU/MUM first offering classes in Santa Barbara in 1973, when 130 students enrolled.