Read more about the article Will Community Colleges Rally After COVID-19?
Businessman holding chalk drawn a graph on the board

Will Community Colleges Rally After COVID-19?

We took a look at our data to find out which programs offer the most promise.

Following the 2008-9 recession, enrollment at public two-year colleges and for-profit institutions grew to 7.6 million, up from about 6.4 million in 2007.  Over the following ten years or so, the growth ebbed a bit, but when Covid-19 brought another economic recession, it was expected that community college enrollment would pick up again, especially in Certificate programs–displaced workers would seek short-term training for new jobs.  If you are reading this, you probably know that is not what happened.

(more…)

Continue ReadingWill Community Colleges Rally After COVID-19?
Read more about the article In an Online World, Identifying Hidden Competitors is Critical
Courses blue key with graduating icon on computer keyboard

In an Online World, Identifying Hidden Competitors is Critical

There is a good chance that you are losing potential students right from your own backyard. In the post-COVID world, online education is growing and the competition for student demand is intense.  Students in your markets may be going right out of your own proverbial backyard, and if you aren’t looking at the right data, you may not even know it, let alone correct for it. Accurate insights are critical for making the most efficient program decisions and investing in drawing your students closer to home.

(more…)

Continue ReadingIn an Online World, Identifying Hidden Competitors is Critical