More programs continue to move online, especially at the graduate level. According to IPEDS, more than 6,800 new online graduate programs were added between 2019 and 2022, and online graduate enrollment grew by 250,000. This continuing growth is good news for online...
Traditional Student Demand Archive
Among adult prospects, master’s degree interest has fallen alongside the rise of the non-degree market. Indeed, the National Student Clearinghouse reported a 1.2% enrollment decline in fall 2022—the first in many years. Fall 2023 data reveals that the market is holding steady but remains below 2021 levels.
Higher education has never been more in need of events like Eduventures Summit, set to be held June 12-14, 2024. The sort of illumination, exposure, debate, and strategic clarity Summit aspires to are vital if college and university leaders are to find their way through today’s market maze.
For years, one constant in higher education was the steady rise in bachelor’s degree conferrals. This trend has seemingly ended abruptly. October’s data release from the National Center for Education Statistics confirmed that bachelor’s degree conferrals declined for the first time in decades—a striking development.
As higher education adjusts to the reality and ramifications of artificial intelligence (AI) in teaching and learning, Eduventures checks the pulse of adult prospective students to understand how this is influencing their decisions about pursuing further education.
As higher education practitioners, we often focus on the 62% of high school students who attend college right out of high school.