Mayville State University's first-day headcount for the Spring Semester of 2013 is at a new first-day spring semester high. Headcount as of the first day of classes on January 8 was 916. The previous first-day spring semester headcount record had been set in 2012. This is the latest in Mayville State's consistent trend in enrollment gains.

"We are happy that the hard work of our faculty and staff is paying off, and that more and more students are choosing to enroll at Mayville State University to take advantage of the tremendous things we have to offer," said Mayville State President Dr. Gary Hagen. "Our facilities have been greatly improved and new and innovative programs and modes of instructional delivery have been developed and implemented. These benefits, combined with our legendary brand of personal service, are helping to provide Mayville State students with wonderful experiences and outcomes."

The first-day enrollment numbers are preliminary. Official final Spring Semester 2013 enrollment figures will not be computed until early February, when all North Dakota University System institutions calculate final enrollment data.

Mayville State University, the nation's first tablet PC campus, is a personable rural campus. Featuring technology-enriched education in which full-time, on-campus students are issued Tablet PC notebook computers, MSU is nationally identified for teacher education, the largest academic program on campus. Business administration and computer information systems are also popular majors on a campus known for the personal attention provided to its students.

Mayville State University offers exciting options to meet the diverse needs of today's students. In addition to providing high quality educational opportunities for traditional on-campus students, the university offers accessible courses and degrees via a variety of delivery methods so that working adults may pursue educational goals while remaining close to their homes, families, and jobs. Distance students may enroll as non-degree-seekers or pursue degree programs in business administration; early childhood; mathematics; university studies; and elementary, early childhood, and mathematics education.