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Which types of institutions offer low-income students the greatest ROI?

Public colleges that primarily grant bachelor's degrees offer low-income students the greatest median return on their investment compared to other institution types, according to a new report from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce.

January 25, 2022 | Higher Ed Dive
Transfer enrollment steadies in fall 2021 after sharp declines the prior year

Transfer enrollment appears to have steadied in fall 2021, declining by less than 1% year over year after dropping sharply the previous fall, according to new data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.

January 19, 2022 | Higher Ed Dive
Associations challenge selectivity in college admissions, call for simplified policies

Colleges with selective admissions should evaluate whether these practices are compatible with their goals of advancing historically underrepresented students in higher education, a new report urges.

January 19, 2022 | Higher Ed Dive
Colleges enrolled 1M fewer undergrads in fall 2021 than before the pandemic

Colleges enrolled around 1 million fewer undergraduate students in fall 2021 compared to fall 2019, according to data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center that captures the toll the pandemic has taken on the higher education sector.

January 13, 2022 | Higher Ed Dive
California governor proposes almost $40B for higher ed, sets long-term goals

California Gov. Gavin Newsom released a 2022-23 budget proposal Monday that would spread $39.6 billion across the state's three college systems and the California Student Aid Commission. At the same time, the governor's plan outlines ambitious goals for postsecondary attainment, equity, access and affordability.

January 11, 2022 | Higher Ed Dive
Disruptions in hands-on programs contributed to enrollment drop at community colleges

Disruptions to academic programs with significant hands-on components, such as construction trades and mechanical and repair technology, heavily contributed to pandemic-related enrollment declines at community colleges, a new working paper suggests.

January 10, 2022 | Higher Ed Dive
Colleges' commitment to civic engagement can't be episodic

Amid calls to increase resources for civic learning, the director of the American Democracy Project suggests ways institutions can make efforts stick.

December 9, 2021 | Higher Ed Dive
Uncertainty lurks as college leaders eye end of federal relief funding

Colleges face an uncertain long-term outlook as prospects for state funding remain unclear, enrollment challenges loom and coronavirus-related threats continue, according to research from think tank New America and summarizes interviews earlier this year with administrators at non-elite colleges.

December 8, 2021 | Higher Ed Dive
Hoped-for gap year enrollment boom turns out to be a bust

Just 2% of students who graduated from high school in 2020 and didn't immediately attend college ended up enrolling a year later this fall, dashing hopes that the large number of students who opted out of higher ed in the pandemic's first year would enroll in 2021.

December 3, 2021 | Higher Ed Dive