Over half the students at MUM are from the USA, Ethiopia, and China. The other countries with the largest number of MUM students are Nepal, South Africa, Egypt, India, Jordan, the Philippines, and Cambodia.
by Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, Iowa, USA, The Review
17 September 2012
Maharishi University of Management has a highly diverse student body again this year, with the approximately 1,200 students enrolled as of the beginning of September coming from a record 88 different countries.
The largest number of students—340—comes from the U.S. That's followed by Ethiopia, with 218, and China, with 124. Together these three countries account for over half the students at MUM.
Rounding out the top 10 are Nepal (84), South Africa (39), Egypt (31), India (26), Jordan (26), the Philippines (24), and Cambodia (20). The number of students from Mongolia has been growing, with 17 students enrolled this fall. Also, the University enrolled its first undergraduate student from Uzbekistan.
International students are enrolled in a wide range of programs offered at MUM, but the highest percentage come for the master's-level professional programs in management and computer science.
Enrollment of new students was strong again this fall, with 118 new undergraduate students and 70 new graduate students as of the beginning of September. The new graduate students include those in the standard programs, evening/weekend programs, and interns. More graduate students will be arriving in October for the Computer Professionals master's program.
Admissions now recommends that students learn the Transcendental Meditation technique before arriving as part of the admissions process. According to Brad Mylett, dean of admissions, 70% of the new students learned before arriving this year.
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