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Private 4-year Sector Enrollments Removing WGU, SNHU, and Liberty University as Outliers

In yesterday's post I shared a enrollment estimate for US Higher Education by combining IPEDS and National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) data, and one interesting discussion started on LinkedIn about the surprising health of the private not-for-profit…

Combined US Higher Education Enrollment Fall 2012 - 2021

The two best sources for enrollment data for US Higher Education are the Department of Education's IPEDS data set and the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) reports. The NSC shares both the Current Term Enrollment Estimates reports (May and…

New Report on Community College Baccalaureate (CCB) Programs

A different picture of health of sectors once artificial sector changes are factored out

Fall 2021 Enrollment Drop: Chegg as a casualty

While there was a common expectation, or at least hope, that Fall 2021 would show stabilized enrollments after the Fall 2020 through Spring 2021 pandemic-driven reductions, the National Student Clearinghouse's initial Fall Enrollment Estimates…

Cumulative Effects of IPEDS Sector Changes from Public 2-year to Public 4-year

A different picture of health of sectors once artificial sector changes are factored out

NCES Overstates the Community College Year-Over-Year Enrollment Declines in IPEDS Data

Sector changing issue continues to distort reporting on community college enrollment declines

Spring 2021 Enrollment Update: The flight to heavily online institutions

Worse news than expected unless your institution was already heavily invested in online education

NSC: Community College switching issue does not apply to Fall 2020 enrollment reporting (podcast)

Most of community college enrollment decline due to categorization, not student loss

NSC: Community College switching issue does not apply to Fall 2020 enrollment reporting

Most of community college enrollment decline due to categorization, not student loss

Majority of Reported Community College Enrollment Declines Due to Sector Changes (podcast)

Most of community college enrollment decline due to categorization, not student loss