Tag: enrollment

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Enrollment declines threaten the economic futures of college towns

April 24, 2023

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The University of Arizona’s undergraduate enrollment has increased in recent years, bucking the declines experienced by many colleges throughout the U.S. For the Tucson region, the university’s home, that upward trend is key. Higher education institutions are “the most important” […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

How higher ed can turn the tide on enrollment and retention

November 22, 2022

Via: eCampus News

The recent decline in college enrollment across the country cannot be pinned on a single factor, but rather it represents the accumulated effect of multiple interconnected problems. With ongoing perceptions of mistrust in the efficacy of higher education, rising higher […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

UC plans to expand enrollment with more online, summer programs and transfer students

July 19, 2022

Via: EdSource

The University of California is seeking to add more than 20,000 students by 2030 and plans to get there by expanding online and summer programs and by concentrating growth at certain campuses, including Merced and Riverside. Those details are included […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Asian American and Pacific Islander enrollment plummeted at California’s community colleges

June 30, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

The limitations of the term “Asian American” are often discussed, given that it can refer to some 50 ethnic groups. The report’s researchers tried to break down the data to demonstrate the different outcomes and challenges faced by Californians of […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges can steer away from higher ed’s demographic cliff

June 20, 2022

Via: Higher Ed Dive

For the last seven years, I have taught a course on analytics at the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business. Every day, my students and I talk about how major companies and startups use business intelligence and analytics […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Education Department Announces Grants, Guidance

January 20, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The U.S. Education Department announced new grants under the American Rescue Plan and also provided new guidance on how colleges can use American Rescue Act funds to meet students’ basic needs. The grants are $198 million to support colleges and […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

New Funds to Help Community Colleges Enroll Adult Learners

December 9, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A group of 20 community colleges across eight states will receive grants from the Lumina Foundation to increase enrollment of adult learners. The goal of the initiative is to help colleges put strategies in place to engage and enroll older […]

Education Tech

3 ways emerging technologies support student recruitment and enrollment

October 1, 2021

Via: eCampus News

Last March, a wave of change rolled through universities across the world. Students were sent home for virtual coursework, and college campuses were shut down indefinitely. At a time where college enrollment rates were already on the decline, the pandemic […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 ways to help increase enrollment

August 9, 2021

Via: Education Dive

With over 600,000 fewer students enrolled in spring of 2021, higher education is continuing to see decreases in enrollment from the impact of COVID-19. Although the certifications and technical degrees that community colleges offer are in high demand, these facilities […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Missouri governor signs bill removing public college tuition cap

July 19, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The state’s legislature, concerned with college affordability, in 2007 passed a bill that tied public institutions’ tuition increases on in-state resident undergraduates to the consumer price index. Colleges could ask Missouri’s Coordinating Board for Higher Education to waive this limit, […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

What does the public think about international students?

May 14, 2021

Via: Education Dive

ACE asked similar questions of U.S. adults in 2017 and 2019. Across the three surveys, the share of respondents grew who think the U.S. should encourage more international students to study there as a way to bolster the country. But […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Community Colleges Turn to New Incentives for Recruitment

April 13, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Enrollment at community colleges continued its downward slide this semester, according to the latest report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Enrollment fell by 9.5 percent since last spring, replicating registration data from fall 2020 and representing the steepest […]


Community college enrollment sank this fall. But some programs fared better than others.

March 9, 2021

Via: Education Dive

One of Ian McKeown’s favorite assignments last spring was to go to the grocery store, buy some wine, make a meal and write about it. Like many culinary students around the country, McKeown suddenly found himself baking and butchering in […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Budget cuts aren’t sparing flagship universities. But they have an edge.

December 11, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The University of Vermont grabbed headlines recently with a number: 27. The figure represents an eye-popping one-fifth of the College of Arts and Sciences’ academic programs, which are on the chopping block as the economic fallout of the coronavirus ravages […]

Continuous Development

Tennessee makes $1M push to increase adult higher ed enrollment

January 20, 2016

Via: Education Dive

Tennessee has launched an advertising blitz with billboards, commercials, and postcards encouraging adults to go back to school, touting the good example they could set for their children as part of a $1 million statewide initiative. The Tennessean reports the […]

Education Economics, Higher Education

Postsecondary Institutions and Price of Attendance in 2014-15: First Look (Provisional Data)

November 13, 2015


This First Look is a revised version of the preliminary report released on July 23, 2015. It includes fully edited and imputed data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) fall 2014 collection, which included three survey components: Institutional […]