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Cabrini Enrollment Continues Three Year Increase

Posted on 10/7/2016 8:54:38 AM

RADNOR, Pa. (Oct. 7, 2016)—On the heels of its transition to University status, Cabrini has seen a continued rise in undergraduate enrollment which has increased consecutively for the past three years.

The rise in enrollment advances the University’s strategic plan—the 2020 Roadmap—which outlines ways to ensure diversification, sustainable growth, and expanded outreach through July 2020.

This year’s incoming class, the Class of 2020, is the University’s largest class in nearly a decade.

“This group of motivated, first-year students are the first to attend Cabrini University for their entire academic career,” said Donald B. Taylor, PhD, President of Cabrini. “They embody a University-wide charge for strategic growth and diversity, so it’s fitting that their graduation will act as a culmination of our 2020 Roadmap.”

The incoming class—which has increased 23 percent since the previous year—is supported by a new academic structure that organizes the University into schools by scholarship. The School of Educationthe School of Business, Arts, and Mediathe School of Humanities and Social Sciences; and the School of Natural Sciences and Allied Health are all supported by a new Center for Student Success.

“The academic credentials of this year’s incoming class have remained on par or have gone up from previous incoming classes,” said Bob Reese, Vice President of Enrollment Management. “Our expectations remain unchanged as well. The new structure and Center for Student Success ensure that our students have the resources to achieve their goals both academically and professionally.”

While welcoming a larger class, the University was able to accommodate on-campus housing for its first year students. The strategic plan calls for further development to accommodate its increasing student body, a goal that was recently supported by a $1 million state grant.

For more information on the University’s strategic plan, view the 2020 Roadmap.


About Cabrini University
Founded in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Cabrini University is a Catholic institution that empowers students to become advocates of social change through an Education of the Heart, focusing on academic excellence, community engagement, and leadership development.

Cabrini enrolls approximately 1,300 undergraduates in more than 35 majors, pre-professional programs, concentrations, and minors on its serene 112-acre campus located 30 minutes from Philadelphia. The University also enrolls 900 students in graduate, doctoral, and professional studies programs at its main campus in Radnor, PA, and at five off-campus locations.