2017 October GrayReports – Student and Employer Demand Trends

Every month, Gray releases the latest student and employer demand trends in higher education.  Here are a few of the trends from October of 2017 that we released in November:

  • The number of job postings from Burning Glass Technologies for Human Services, the Program of the Month, peaked in 2015.
  • 62% of job postings for Human Services cite a Bachelor’s as the minimum level of required education.
  • Student demand for on-campus programs is down 15% year-over-year.
  • The number of inquirers who progressed in the application process rose by 17%.  Online programs drove most of this growth with a 31% increase in inquiry conversions.

 

Download the Presentation

Download Student and Employer Demand Trends


Watch the Recording

 

Related Posts

How to Manage Curricular Efficiency

In an excerpt from Start, Stop, or Grow, Robert Atkins discusses curricular efficiency, which measures, manages, and improves the units of education that can be delivered for a given amount of instructional cost and quality, and the importance of the cost per student credit hour (SCH).

Game and Interactive Media Design Levels Up

The digital and interactive gaming industry soared in the past decade and it’s currently brighter than ever! Job opportunities continue to grow and new programs in Game and Interactive Media Design are rapidly popping up at institutions. There has never been a better time to get in the game.

June Higher Education Demand Trends: Results Through May

Only eight campuses in the country have graduated students from our July Program of the Month. The competition for students is low and there are plenty of job opportunities. Is this the right time to start this program at your institution?

About Us
closeup photo of

Gray Associates, Inc. is a software and services firm focused on higher education. We help education clients develop fact-based institutional and marketing strategies that maximize outcomes for students, the school, and its constituencies.

Let’s Socialize

Popular Post