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Athletics
Ned Caron

Is the Secret to Growing College Enrollment a New Flag Football Team?

Adding a new sport could help institution’s boost enrollment in specific programs. The academic programs that benefit from athletic enrollment vary by sport, so the right sport may be able to increase enrollment in a specific program or discipline.

We took a deeper look, first at major sports in Division 1, then at “Other Sports.”

enrollment
Monica Bilson

The Arts are Performing Well

Spring enrollment for visual and performing arts made a comeback this year, but the recovery and growth for bachelor’s and master’s programs look different. Here are the top ten programs for each.

Academic Program Evaluation
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.

Academic Program Evaluation
Robert Atkins

Determining Market Saturation for Academic Programs

Higher education is becoming more competitive, but there are still many opportunities for growth – if you know how to look for them. One secret is distinguishing between competition, which is ubiquitous, and market saturation, which is rare.

Academic Program Evaluation
Robert Atkins

What Is an Academic Program Evaluation Process?

An academic program evaluation process is data-informed, transparent, collaborative, and intensive when done correctly. Having a strong analytical foundation and a clear, inclusive process for program evaluation leads to better decisions, strengthens relationships across the campus, and is consistent with the principles of shared governance.

enrollment
Gray Associates

College Enrollment is Springing Back Up

We’ve got the 2022 Spring enrollment data, and the news is good! But pay attention. Knowing which degree levels and which programs are enrolling students is important.

Top 10 Blogs on Academic Program Evaluation

Top 10 Blogs on Academic Program Evaluation

The most wonderful time of the year is here - a time for friends, family, and being thankful. This is the perfect opportunity to relax,…
Three Approaches to Getting Started with an Academic Program Evaluation System (PES)

Three Approaches to Getting Started with an Academic Program Evaluation System (PES)

As you go through the process of evaluating your current programs and new opportunities, you will need to decide on the best approach for your…
October Higher Education Demand Trends: Results Through September 2022

October Higher Education Demand Trends: Results Through September 2022

Our October Program of the Month is quickly growing in student demand, yet in 2020, only 85 campuses graduated students from it. Get the data…
Associate Enrollment is Declining, But Not Everywhere…

Associate Enrollment is Declining, But Not Everywhere…

Declining enrollment is an issue facing community colleges across the country. According to data provided by the National Student Clearinghouse, total enrollment in associate programs…
Is Your Academic Program Portfolio Missing Economic Analysis?

Is Your Academic Program Portfolio Missing Economic Analysis?

Having internal and external data is critical when evaluating your academic programs. If your institution looks at external market data for your academic programs, you…
Bachelor’s Programs: What’s Hot and What’s Not?

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…