Undergraduate enrollment rates have continued to drop. And private, for-profit, four-year universities have been hit the hardest, with a 6.8% drop from 2020 to 2022. Here’s how college and university deans, presidents, provosts, and other leaders plan to recover.
Category: Higher Education
Undergraduate enrollment at colleges and universities dropped by a total of 4.2% between 2020 and 2022. Many higher education leaders expected enrollment rates to naturally rebound, but that may not happen. Fortunately, student-ready institutions may turn things around.
Now that remote and blended degree programs are here to stay, there are important lessons to learn. To help institutional leaders get through this evolution, here are five best practices for educators navigating this shift in real time.
Why aren’t some college students eager to get back on campus? And what can colleges and universities do to meet students where they’re at? Here are three of the most important lessons for higher education leaders.
As colleges and universities continue to welcome students back to campus after a few years of virtual attendance, some students are adamant about a completely remote education. Is balance best? It depends.
Five Challenges Student-Ready Colleges and Universities May Face
Student-ready institutions must cultivate and maintain ongoing, full-service student support systems. This post offers examples of a few colleges and universities that are already making the right changes.
Many college students are at risk of dropping out. This post explores two common reasons at-risk students withdraw – and what institutions can do to improve persistence.
As higher education leaders learn to prioritize student persistence over retention, they’ll need to pay close attention to what drives persistence. Here are four reasons college students might persist in their education.
At colleges and universities, high retention rates are viewed as markers of institutional success. But this quantitative data ignores the nuances of students’ circumstances. Instead, persistence must be prioritized. Here’s why.