This year our annual trends report points to three main factors families consider as they calculate a college’s value: price, quality, and outcomes.
Prospective students and families calculate a college’s value based on their price to attend, the quality of the educational experience, and resulting outcomes of the degree.
Who are the early filers of the FAFSA? Are they also the Early Decision/Action applicants? Are students and families viewing these early processes like a gold rush?
This month’s Liberal Arts Illuminated conference facilitated pathways, possibilities, and partnerships to sustain liberal arts education.
Colleges and universities of all types are being forced to reshape their tuition revenue strategies due to price sensitivity.
As we do each January, we present trends in the higher education marketplace that are likely to affect enrollment and marketing efforts during the coming year.
We’ve identified six marketplace demands in the private higher education marketplace that we predict will have a significant impact on student recruitment and enrollment efforts during the coming year.
With the prior-prior year (PPY) change to the FAFSA, private colleges will likely race those in their competitor set to provide admitted students with a reliable estimate of their financial aid award.
A reset of the published tuition price can flip the switch on both marketplace perceptions and the institution’s business model.
Utica College is resetting its published price for Fall 2016, lowering the cost of tuition and fees by 42% so that it is under $20,000.