We’re beginning to see the light. After more than a year of turmoil and uncertainty, the outlook for traditional undergraduate admissions is beginning to brighten. But it’s still unclear exactly what the new practice of enrollment will look like post-pandemic.
Traditional Student Demand Archive
With a few exceptions, there are two key questions keeping community college leaders up at night this summer: “Where did they go? And, what can we do to bring them back?”
Few schools, however, will keep the lines of communication open with admitted students who chose a community college instead. But Eduventures data shows why these schools may have an important advantage when the time comes to enroll transfer students.
If generations are defined by shared life events, we are witnessing a formative moment shaping a new generation of students; some experts are calling these students “Gen-C.” For higher education, this traumatic moment comes with shifting interests in academic majors.
We all know that Gen Z is mercurial in nature. College-bound Gen-Zer's think they know who they want to be when they grow up, but often switch majors. This even happens mid-enrollment cycle. One thing is certain: most college-bound high school students will only look...
Transfer students have long been treated as an afterthought, but the perfect storm has now made landfall. This fall, freshman enrollment at community colleges declined by 23%, shrinking the typical transfer prospect pool significantly. Eduventures also found that one...