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Academic Programs
Elaine Rowles

When Bad News Is Good News: Cyber Breaches Drive Demand For Cybersecurity Programs

Discover how recent cyberattacks are shaping cybersecurity programs at academic institutions. Are there enough interested students, and will graduates find jobs in this field? Explore the surge in cybersecurity graduates, enrollment trends, and employment opportunities, revealing a promising landscape for both students and higher education institutions.

Monica Bilson

The Artists Are Not Starving: How Arts Programs Profit Students and Schools

Can arts programs lead to prosperous careers? We dissect recent data that challenges the “starving artist” stereotype. Explore the resilient growth of visual and performing arts enrollments post-pandemic, the diverse paths graduates take, and surprising employment outcomes. Discover why arts education is not just surviving but thriving. 

Employment Trends
Elaine Rowles

A Shot of Perspective on the Nursing Shortage: Insights into Employer Demand

Uncover the surprising trends shaping the future of nursing with Gray’s Head of Research, Elaine Rowles! Delve into the intriguing interplay between enrollment, job postings, and salaries for RNs and LPNs. Despite certain declines, the demand for nurses remains strong, leaving a profound impact on nursing programs and the overall healthcare landscape. Explore how educators and employers are actively shaping the future of nursing. Plus, get valuable insights into the recent data on nursing jobs and its implications for higher education.

Kara Kimberl

Women’s Soccer on the Rise

Gray’s Athletics Benchmarking reveals an exciting trend: collegiate sports are on the rise, and women’s soccer is a standout opportunity. Join us to explore key benchmarking data, cost-effectiveness, and the positive impact it has on applications and graduation rates. With a surge in high school girls playing soccer, there’s a ready-made pipeline of potential recruits, making women’s soccer a great place to start expanding your athletic programs. In the spirit of the upcoming Women’s World Cup, let’s celebrate the valuable impact of women’s soccer in attracting students and fostering academic success.

Elaine Rowles

Analyzing Competition at the Program Level

Want to attract new students to your academic programs? Understanding the competitive landscape is crucial. Dive into the power of a Program Evaluation System (PES) and gain valuable insights into your program-level competition. Discover competitors, program sizes, and market trends that drive enrollment growth, and see how Gray’s Program Evaluation System can revolutionize your approach, helping your institution stand out.

Elaine Rowles

How to Use a PES to Find “Hidden” Competitors

Are you aware of the hidden competitors lurking in your institution’s market? Discover the game-changing power of our Program Evaluation System (PES) in identifying and tracking these hidden competitors beyond the limitations of IPEDS data. Gain a comprehensive view of the market, uncover true market saturation, and strategize effectively for your institution’s success. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain a competitive edge.

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