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Brain Track recently conducted a survey asking students and parents what they thought were the most important issues when it comes to college satisfaction. The following report details the factors that persuade students to enroll in a particular college.
Fresh, Actionable Perspectives on Graduate Student Enrollment
Friday, April 26, 2013
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Please join us for this session at the 2013 NAGAP Annual Conference.
This innovative “flip session” (materials in advance, facilitated discussion during session) will engage attendees in a lively conversation on enrollment and persistence in graduate programs. Attendees will receive executive summaries from several innovative research projects in advance of the session, including a “secret shopping” analysis involving more than 220 for-profit and non-profit universities serving graduate students and an analysis of the correlation between student satisfaction measures and retention drawn… Continue reading
By Fred Longenecker
Noel-Levitz conducted numerous studies in 2012 to further understand the behaviors and attitudes of prospective and current students in higher education as they relate to student success, student retention, and new student enrollment. Here are just a few highlights from all that we learned this year …
Read more: blog.noellevitz.com
By Katie Ginder-Vogel, Freelance Writer
In the next decade, the number of adult learners in the U.S. is projected to grow faster than the number of traditional students, according to the Department of Education and the Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success. In fact, in 2011, over one-third of the students enrolled in undergraduate programs were over the age of 25.
Many of these post-traditional students enter online degree programs, which offer flexible scheduling for students balancing school, full-time jobs and family commitments.
Cross-posted from The EvoLLLution, originally published October 19, 2012.
A visit last week to the Open University in Milton Keynes, England reminded me of an alternative to some of the challenges faced by higher education. Right now, traditional higher education differs substantially from the Open University, and higher education without some substantial change is facing many who question its future. Traditional higher education is under attack from those who question the value and payoff from academic degrees; it appears at times to be threatened by for-profit institutions’ growth in enrollment, and it is being squeezed by limitations on its revenue growth with higher… Continue reading