Tag Archive for: National Student Clearinghouse

Clarifications But No Answers on Growing Discrepancy in Enrollment Reporting

Last week I noted a growing discrepancy between the US higher education enrollment reporting between National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) and the Department of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). The issue is…

Discrepancy in Reported US Higher Ed Fall Enrollment Declines

With the release of the Fall 2021 enrollment data from the US Department of Education's IPEDS system, I had planned a post showing a comparison of three commonly-used data sources to help provide context, but as I looked further there seems…

NSC Enrollments At High End of Estimated Range

Late last week the National Student Clearinghouse put out their initial current term enrollment reports for Fall 2022 in US higher education. The quick read is that overall enrollment across all sectors, for undergraduate and graduate levels…

Combined US Higher Education Enrollment Fall 2012 – Spring 2022

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…

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