Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

COM Summer Student Registration Highest in Three Years

Palikir, Pohnpei (FSM Information Services): June 4, 2010 - The College of Micronesia-FSM has enrolled 1,590 students as of June 1, 2010. This figure, which excludes the enrollment numbers from Yap Campus, is the highest summer enrollment the College has recorded for the past three summers.

According to Joey Oducado, the College's registrar, the following are the enrollment figures for each campus:

  • National Campus: 837
  • Pohnpei Campus: 379
  • Chuuk Campus: 340
  • Kosrae Campus: 159

Yap Campus will begin their enrollment process next week.

Enrollment figures at the National Campus alone show an increase of 45% compared to summer 2007 figures. All campuses are seeing a steady rise in the number of students registering during summer semesters. This summer's enrollment figure at the National Campus is higher than last year's by 20%. Kosrae, the FSM state with the lowest population, has been able to increase its enrollment figures since last summer by at least 12%.

For further information on this release, please contact:

FSM Office of the President
Public Information: Press, Radio, Video
P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
Fax.: (691) 320-4356