Tuition freezes seem like they would help all students, but a look at the data shows otherwise.
The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted the shifting gender ratios on U.S. college campuses, where women now account for 59.5 percent of students. Experts say the decline in men’s community college enrollment is especially concerning.
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.
Historically black colleges and universities across the nation are mobilizing in an effort to re-enroll the more than 5 million Black adults who have partially completed a college credential.
Eliminating racial and economic disparities in college attainment is an expensive proposition. But failing to do so costs the United States far more, according to a new report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce.
A new report on students’ postsecondary success finds that very few students who are “off track” at the end of ninth grade ever enroll in college, suggesting that educators should intervene earlier to improve outcomes.
Seeking to stem enrollment declines and remove access barriers for students, community colleges are intensifying their outreach and offering targeted incentives.
Pointing to this year’s enrollment and financial aid numbers, higher education experts are cautioning that the pandemic could reverse hard-won gains in Latinx students’ representation on college campuses.
A number of state lawmakers are introducing legislation that would require high school seniors to complete financial aid applications as a necessary step to graduate.
A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center indicates that nearly 22 percent fewer high school graduates went straight to college this year compared to last year’s class.
At a time when less than 30 percent of adults living in rural America have a postsecondary degree, The Ayers Foundation has developed a model for encouraging rural students to continue their education after high school.