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American higher education enrollment declined again, continuing a decade-long trend

Enrollment in American higher education just declined.  Again. That means the total number of students taking classes in American colleges and universities during spring 2022 went down compared to the previous semester (fall 2021) and the prior spring term (2021).  … Continue reading

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A glimpse into one state’s university enrollment changes

How is public higher education changing? We have a new sketch of an answer to this question for one state. buy dapoxetine online buy dapoxetine no prescription generic   The Detroit News recently ran an article about Michigan’s public universities, … Continue reading

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Higher education enrollment declined in fall 2021: the latest data

How did college and university enrollment do in fall 2021? The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center has been tracking this closely. They do essential work. They have already released one estimate for fall 2021, which I wrote about here. Today … Continue reading

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Two state university systems shrink over a year and a decade

For years I’ve been projecting and observing a decline in American higher education.  Reality keeps giving examples of those projections becoming observable data.  Today’s case in point is a pair of state university systems, one in Pennsylvania, the other in … Continue reading

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American higher education enrollments declined, again: new NSCRC data

(second of two posts; here’s the first one) The enrollment decline in American colleges and universities continued this fall semester, according to just-released data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.  This is very important for higher education in this … Continue reading

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American higher education enrollment declined in 2020: US Census

(First of two posts) The number of students taking classes in American colleges and universities dropped last year, according to recently release US Census data.  This is an important bit of news, given how crucial enrollment is for tuition-dependent campuses … Continue reading

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Have master’s degrees gone too far? A critique and a discussion

Have master’s degrees become a problem? Last week New America’s education policy leader Kevin Carey gave an interview to Slate.  In it Carey and his interlocutor, Jordan Weissmann, argued that American master’s degree* programs have been corrupt and dangerous in … Continue reading

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American higher education enrollment declined again this spring

For nearly a decade I’ve been tracking one higher education enrollment trend. Since 2012 the total number of students taking classes in American colleges and universities has declined.  It’s a steady trend, with the curve dipping down every single academic … Continue reading

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American higher education enrollment declined in spring 2021, continuing a multi-year trend

How did college and university enrollment fare in spring 2021, during the pandemic? The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center has a new report on the topic, continuing their close examination of the past year.  This is vital data for everyone … Continue reading

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Higher education fall 2020 enrollments: the latest data

As the fall 2020 semester comes to an end, we now have updated data on enrollment. buy vilitra online buy vilitra no prescription generic The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center has been tracking these numbers closely all season.  I shared … Continue reading

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