Principal

Elaine Rowles

Elaine works with Gray’s education clients on strategic planning projects, program portfolio evaluations, program feasibility studies, price benchmarking, and research-intensive custom project work. She has performed in-depth analyses of existing programs and institutions, as well as assessed demand and employment opportunities for new and emerging programs.

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Elaine Rowles

International Students Are Returning to the US

Good news! The total number of international students enrolled at US institutions has rebounded after falling sharply in 2020-21. We took a deeper dive into the data to see what is driving this growth, what programs international students are interested in, and where those students are located.

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Elaine Rowles

Bachelor’s Programs: What’s Hot and What’s Not?

While large programs continue to be popular among bachelor’s students, some smaller programs are experiencing healthy gains in the number of students enrolled. We analyzed Spring 2021 to 2022 enrollment data to identify bachelor’s programs with the largest gains in the number of students enrolled and those with the largest declines.

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Elaine Rowles

Do You Know Your Markets for Master’s Programs?

According to the National Student Clearinghouse data, enrollment in master’s programs has grown year-over-year, but on closer examination, the data is a bit more nuanced. Enrollment trends vary across programs, so it is important to look beyond national trends and dig into data specific to your market.