School districts and colleges are reaching out to high school graduates whose postsecondary plans were disrupted by the pandemic in an effort to help them enroll.
Overall spring enrollment at U.S. colleges and universities was down 3.5 percent compared with the year prior, marking the largest year-over-year drop in at least a decade.
International students preparing to attend U.S. colleges this fall are navigating a complicated web of travel guidelines, embassy closures, visa processing delays, and vaccination requirements.
As employers solidify internship plans for the coming summer, advocates are urging them to create programs that offer equitable access to earning, learning, and networking opportunities.
As students weigh college admissions offers ahead of the May 1 decision deadline, early data indicate that the nation’s top schools could welcome an especially diverse class this year.
A new report shows the pandemic’s impact on college students’ food and housing struggles, finding that 58 percent of students experienced basic needs insecurity in fall 2020.
Seeking to stem enrollment declines and remove access barriers for students, community colleges are intensifying their outreach and offering targeted incentives.
Admissions teams at the nation’s most selective institutions are facing uncharted territory this year as they attempt to review a record number of applications—many without test scores—to shape the Class of 2025.
A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, students around the world still face travel barriers, leaving U.S. colleges and universities wondering whether international enrollment will rebound in the fall.
The $1.9 trillion stimulus package President Joe Biden signed into law this week provides $40 billion for higher education, eliminates taxes on student debt forgiveness, and closes a regulatory loophole that may encourage for-profit schools to target student-veterans.
Some students with disabilities have found the transition to virtual learning environments during COVID-19 to be freeing and flexible, leading advocates to wonder which accommodations might endure well beyond the pandemic.
Enrollment officials responding to an ACT survey indicated that they’re unlikely to return to test-required policies in the near term, although institutions whose test-optional policies were COVID-driven said the next few application cycles will be telling.