Higher-Education Demand Trends October: Results Through September

Posted by Mary Ann Romans on Nov 19, 2021 9:08:42 AM

Leading post-secondary institutions rely on the GrayReports Webinar for current data on student demand and employer requirement trends.  Every month, we release the latest data on a free GrayReports Webinar.  Gray covers on-campus and online programs ranging from undergraduate certificates to doctoral degrees.  Gray's data includes, by academic program and location, student inquiries, Google search volumes, and job postings.  If you miss the Webinar, please feel free to download the presentation or watch the replay.  


Higher-Education Demand Trends September: Results Through August

Posted by Mary Ann Romans on Oct 25, 2021 5:02:25 PM

Leading post-secondary institutions rely on the GrayReports Webinar for current data on student demand and employer requirement trends.  Every month, we release the latest data on a free GrayReports Webinar.  Gray covers on-campus and online programs ranging from undergraduate certificates to doctoral degrees.  Gray's data includes, by academic program and location, student inquiries, Google search volumes, and job postings.  If you miss the Webinar, please feel free to download the presentation or watch the replay. 


Higher-Education Demand Trends August: Results Through July

Posted by Mary Ann Romans on Sep 27, 2021 1:23:19 PM


Interested in previous webinars?  Search the archive.

Leading post-secondary institutions rely on the GrayReports Webinar for current data on student demand and employer requirement trends.  Every month, we release the latest data on a free GrayReports Webinar.  Gray covers on-campus and online programs ranging from undergraduate certificates to doctoral degrees.  Gray's data includes, by academic program and location, student inquiries, Google search volumes, and job postings.  If you miss the Webinar, please feel free to download the presentation or watch the replay.  To whet your appetite, below are highlights from the July Webinar going over results from June:

 

Inquiry volume for programs decreased 9% year-over-year in July.

  • Inquiries for online programs decreased 4% year-over-year.
  • Inquiries for on-campus programs increased 7% year-over-year.

Google search volumes were in conflict

  • Program searches rose 1%.
  • Brand searches declined 11%.

In Denver, the market for a Bachelor’s in Environmental Studies is mixed.

  • Student demand is favorable and growing.
  • Historical job growth is low, and saturation is high.
  • Median program size is healthy and grew 60% year-over-year.

As always, good market data enables better decisions.  Better program and course decisions increase margins.  Higher margins ensure viability and enable investments in your mission.


You can watch the video below.

 

2021 August Monthly Webcast

 

If you would like to download a copy of the presentation, you can find it here. 


Higher-Education Demand Trends July: Results Through June

Posted by Mary Ann Romans on Aug 30, 2021 8:48:25 AM

Leading post-secondary institutions rely on the GrayReports Webinar for current data on student demand and employer requirement trends.  Every month, we release the latest data on a free GrayReports Webinar.  Gray covers on-campus and online programs ranging from undergraduate certificates to doctoral degrees.  Gray's data includes, by academic program and location, student inquiries, Google search volumes, and job postings.  If you miss the Webinar, please feel free to download the presentation or watch the replay.  To whet your appetite, below are highlights from the July Webinar going over results from June:


Higher-Education Demand Trends June: Results Through May

Posted by Mary Ann Romans on Jul 30, 2021 9:13:06 AM

Leading post-secondary institutions rely on the GrayReports Webinar for current data on student demand and employer requirement trends.  Every month, we release the latest data on a free GrayReports Webinar.  Gray covers on-campus and online programs ranging from undergraduate certificates to doctoral degrees.  Gray's data includes, by academic program and location, student inquiries, Google search volumes, and job postings.  If you missed the Webinar, please feel free to download the presentation or watch the replay.  To whet your appetite, below are highlights from the June Webinar going over results from May:

Topics: Demand Trends


Higher-Education Demand Trends May: Results Through April

Posted by Ned Caron on Jun 25, 2021 10:12:36 AM

Leading post-secondary institutions rely on the GrayReports Webinar for current data on student demand and employer requirement trends.  Every month, we release the latest data on a free GrayReports Webinar.  Gray covers on-campus and online programs ranging from undergraduate certificates to doctoral degrees.  Gray's data includes, by academic program and location, student inquiries, Google search volumes, and job postings.  If you miss the Webinar, please feel free to download the presentation or watch the replay.  To whet your appetite, below are highlights from the May Webinar going over results from April:

Inquiry volume for programs increased 3% year-over-year in April

February and March volumes had increased after 13 months of year-over-year decline.
Inquiries for on-campus programs increased 6% year-over-year.
Inquiries for online programs declined 8% year-over-year.

Google search volume for programs stayed flat year-over-year.

Searches for Massage Therapy had the largest increase year-over-year in April.

In New York, student demand for a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism is favorable but declining, and employment opportunities are modest




As always, good market data enables better decisions.
Better program and course decisions increase margins.
Higher margins ensure viability and enable investments in your mission.


You can watch the video below.

2021 Gray Monthly Webinar May

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Higher-Education Demand Trends April: Results Through March

Posted by Ned Caron on May 28, 2021 9:26:39 AM

Leading post-secondary institutions rely on the GrayReports Webinar for current data on student demand and employer requirement trends.  Every month, we release the latest data on a free GrayReports Webinar.  Gray covers on-campus and online programs ranging from undergraduate certificates to doctoral degrees.  Gray's data includes, by academic program and location, student inquiries, Google search volumes, and job postings.  If you miss the Webinar, please feel free to download the presentation or watch the replay.  To whet your appetite, below are highlights from the April Webinar going over results from March:

Inquiry volume for programs increased 3% in March

  • February and March volumes both increased, following 13 months of year-over-year declines.
  • Inquiries for on-campus programs increased 13% year-over-year.
  • Inquiries for online programs declined 1% year-over-year.
  • This is the first time on-campus has outpaced online since we started tracking this data.

Google search volume for programs increased 17% year-over-year.

  • Searches for Diagnostic Medical Sonography increased the most in March.

In Atlanta, Student Demand for a Bachelor’s degree in Bible Studies is strong.

  • Google searches have increased year-over-year for the past 8 months. 
  • Job postings have increased month-to-month in 2021.
  • However, there are very few jobs and very low pay.
  • This may fit for older students who are employed or retired and very interested in religion.

Higher-Education Demand Trends March: Results Through February

Posted by Ned Caron on May 3, 2021 7:55:51 AM

Leading post-secondary institutions rely on the GrayReports Webinar for current data on student demand and employer requirement trends.  Every month, we release the latest data on a free GrayReports Webinar.  Gray covers on-campus and online programs ranging from undergraduate certificates to doctoral degrees.  Gray's data includes, by academic program and location, student inquiries, Google search volumes, and job postings.  If you miss the Webinar, please feel free to download the presentation or watch the replay.  To whet your appetite, below are highlights from the March Webinar going over results from February:

Inquiry volume for programs decreased in February

  • Inquiry volumes have declined year-over-year for a year.
  • Inquiries for online programs increased 3% year-over-year.
  • Inquiries for on-campus programs were flat year-over-year.
    • Inquiries where modality was not indicated declined.
  • Inquiry prices rose year-over-year.

Higher-Education Demand Trends February: Results Through January

Posted by Ned Caron on Mar 26, 2021 8:53:58 AM

Leading post-secondary institutions rely on the GrayReports Webinar for current data on student demand and employer requirement trends. Every month, we release the latest data on a free GrayReports Webinar. Gray covers on-campus and online programs ranging from undergraduate certificates to doctoral degrees. Gray's data includes, by academic program and location, student inquiries, Google search volumes, and job postings. If you miss the Webinar, please feel free to download the presentation or watch the replay. To whet your appetite, below are highlights from the February's Webinar going over results from January:

Inquiry volume for programs decreased in January

  • Online program inquiries increased 3% year-over-year.
  • On-campus program inquiries increased 15% year-over-year.
  • This means that inquiries where modality was not indicated declined.
  • Inquiry volume and growth continue to be dominated by healthcare fields.


Google search volume for programs decreased by 3% year-over-year.

  • Searches for Criminal Justice programs increased 185%.


Student Demand for Associate Biology programs in Ohio is strong

Job Posting volumes related to Biology programs in Ohio have fluctuated over the past year

As always, good market data enables better decisions.
Better program and course decisions increase margins.
Higher margins ensure viability and enable investments in your mission.

You can watch the video below.

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Topics: Higher Education, Student Demand, Labor Market Data, Google Search Volume, Academic Program Demand Trends


Higher-Education Demand Trends January: Results Through December

Posted by Ned Caron on Feb 18, 2021 4:18:59 PM

Leading post-secondary institutions rely on the GrayReports Webinar for current data on student demand and employer requirement trends. Every month, we release the latest data on a free GrayReports Webinar. Gray covers on-campus and online programs ranging from undergraduate certificates to doctoral degrees. Gray's data includes, by academic program and location, student inquiries, Google search volumes, and job postings. If you miss the Webinar, please feel free to download the presentation or watch the replay. To whet your appetite, below are highlights from the January's Webinar going over results from December:

Student demand for academic programs increased in December.

On-ground program inquiries increased 4% year-over-year.
Google search volume for programs increased 6% year-over-year.
Online program inquiries increased 13% year-over-year.
The COVID-related decline seems to be less than in previous months:
Inquiries in December were down 7%, the smallest decline since March.Price per pay-per-inquiry is over $55, the highest since May.
Inquiry volume and growth continue to be dominated by healthcare fields.
Political Science has strong student demand and healthy employment opportunities.
Many institutions offer the program, and median program size is large and increased year-over-year.
As always, good market data enables better decisions.
Better program and course decisions increase margins.
Higher margins ensure viability and enable investments in your mission.

You can watch the video below.

January Demand Trends

Topics: Higher Education, Inquiry Volumes, Student Demand, Demand Trends, Gray Data