Academic SEM Looking Ahead: Three Years from the peak in enrollments, May 1, 2015 looms large

I promised a recent class of Education Graduate Students some links to tracking the roller coaster ride of enrollments over the last few years. Below are some useful links tracking trends in enrollment issues.

Inside Higher Ed

From Inside Higher Ed Survey: Student Populations That Will Be Target of More Attention in the Next Year

Population % of Publics Agreeing % of Privates Agreeing
Recruited with non-need-based scholarships 53% 58%
Full-time undergraduates 81% 84%
Part-time undergraduates 40% 15%
International students 53% 63%
Transfer students 63% 72%
Minority students 73% 63%
First generation students 71% 50%
Out-of-state students 60% 64%
Full-pay students 35% 57%
Veterans and military personnel 70% 42%

Survey of College and University Admissions Directors  2014

Survey of College and University Admissions Directors  2013

Survey of College and University Admissions Directors  2012

College Board

College Board Trends in Higher Education

US Census Bureau Reports

College Enrollment Declines for Second Year in a Row, September 24, 2014

Higher Education Research Institute

The American Freshman: National Norms Fall 2014 – With Past Reports back to 1966

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