Monday, December 19, 2016

National College Enrollments Continue to Slide - Paul Fain, Inside Higher Ed

Overall college enrollments declined 1.4 percent this fall compared to one year ago, according to new data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, a dip of more than 270,000 students. Nationwide enrollments began their slide in 2012 and have now continued for the last 10 consecutive college terms. The biggest drop this fall was in the for-profit sector, which saw a 14.5 percent decline. Community colleges experienced a 2.6 percent decline. Enrollments were down slightly (0.6 percent) at four-year private institutions and up a small amount (0.2 percent) at four-year public institutions. https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2016/12/19/national-college-enrollments-continue-slide

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