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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…

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…

Spring 2021 Enrollment Update: The flight to heavily online institutions

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