Definition of enrolment in English:


(US enrollment)


mass noun
  • 1The action of enrolling or being enrolled.

    ‘the amount due must be paid on enrolment in October’
    count noun ‘enrolments for teacher training have dropped off sharply’
    • ‘While the number of faculty positions decreases, enrolment levels continues to increase each year.’
    • ‘This week is enrolment week, and when I went into work today the familiar queues were all around the students' association.’
    • ‘If you wish to enrol your child please collect enrolment form at the Playgroup between 9a.m. and 2.30p.m.’
    • ‘Parents are asked to attend with their child to complete the necessary enrolment forms and to confirm their child's place.’
    • ‘All prospective students are to be accompanied by a parent/guardian and have all relevant enrolment forms completed.’
    • ‘Closing date for enrolment forms was on Tuesday March 1st, 2005 for Good Counsel Girls School.’
    • ‘The school's enrolment policy is based on three criteria, after which random selection is used.’
    • ‘Now I'm going to read some course schedules and enrolment guides.’
    • ‘But if I stop I'll have to give my employers back the money they spent on registration and enrolment fees.’
    • ‘Those who have enrolment forms, please bring them in completed.’
    • ‘Registration indicates a higher level of training than enrolment.’
    • ‘It is important that parents attend to receive their enrolment forms for the September term.’
    • ‘All completed enrolment forms must be returned to the School by Friday, March 15, 2002.’
    • ‘Parents who have children starting school in September should contact the school for enrolment forms, during school hours.’
    • ‘You can check your enrolment details and start the process here.’
    • ‘Parents are reminded that enrolment forms are now available at the school and should be collected and completed as soon as possible.’
    • ‘This will be an opportunity to meet the staff, use the facilities and complete enrolment paperwork.’
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    1. 1.1North American count noun The number of people enrolled at a school or college.
      ‘a record enrolment of 690 students’
      • ‘It is also important to realize that enrollments in community colleges are generally higher than in the past and enrollment numbers may reflect new demographics as much as anything else.’
      • ‘College enrollments rose, and students developed their own rules governing relationships.’
      • ‘As a result of declining enrollments, many colleges of agriculture are working to revise and/or increase recruitment efforts to more effectively attract students.’
      • ‘But because of the economic downturn, college enrollments everywhere are growing.’
      • ‘Across Afghanistan, schools are seeing record enrollments, with more than 4 million students in school.’
      • ‘A sharp rise in enrollments in community colleges followed.’
      • ‘A year later, the college had an enrolment of 50 students, which remained constant until 1870.’
      • ‘Average annual wages were higher in community colleges with higher enrollments.’
      • ‘Rising high school and college enrollments created opportunities for both coaches and athletes.’
      • ‘Due to the enlargement of college student enrollments, it becomes more and more difficult to get a job.’
      • ‘Nationally, minority students make up 30% of community college enrollments and more than 50% in some urban communities.’
      • ‘College enrollments increased by 70 percent over pre-war levels.’
      • ‘Back in 1997, Congress passed a program of higher-education tax credits aimed at raising college enrollments.’
      • ‘As a result of these trends, enrollments of full-time students in colleges and universities will increase by nearly 20 percent during the next decade.’
      • ‘Today, agricultural colleges suffer declining enrollments in technical and production fields.’
      • ‘These changes have occurred despite the fact that student enrollments in colleges and universities are at an all-time high.’
      • ‘How about falling enrollments of men in colleges, ongoing now for 10-20 years.’
      • ‘The number of students with disabilities enrolled in higher education is growing rapidly, with the largest enrollments at community colleges.’
      • ‘Increasing enrollments and opening new schools and colleges of pharmacy are not the only approaches to dealing with the pharmacy workforce issues that our country faces.’
      • ‘This economic reality has boosted college enrollments despite the financial difficulties.’