The Dysart Group is a higher education consulting firm specializing in enrollment management.  We offer advice and counsel regarding recruitment, financial aid, retention, pricing and revenue growth for colleges and universities.  Representatives of The Dysart Group have worked with more than 160 colleges and universities in more than 35 states.  We have established literally dozens of all-time, historical record, new student enrollments; have significantly improved academic quality and have been able to reduce institutional discount rates by as much as fifty percent.   Client institutions have included state universities, private colleges, proprietary schools, and a variety of special mission institutions including women’s colleges and historically black colleges and universities.

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LSUA Records Largest Enrollment in School History

LSUA is proud to announce record enrollment at the university. This fall, LSUA is reporting a total of 3,104 students, making it the largest enrollment in the history of the university. The previous largest enrollment was 3,093 students in 2002. … Continue reading


The Latest on Tuition Discounting

Academic Impressions:  HIGHER ED IMPACT ARTICLE July 2015 Rising institutional costs and greater price sensitivity on the part of prospective students and families have caused many institutions to strategically rethink their tuition discounting strategy. Academic Impressions is directing a conference … Continue reading


20 Realistic, Economical, Simple Initiatives to Improve Student Retention

Christian Academia Magazine For the hundreds of small, private colleges and universities that enroll large numbers of “at-risk” students, proactive retention activities are necessary to keep the school solvent. However, while maintaining retention is much discussed, it is rarely addressed in … Continue reading


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I began working with John Dysart in 1998 when Saint Xavier University was in the very early stages of a set of strategic recruitment initiatives. While the University’s executive leadership team appreciated the vital role of ‘data-informed’ decision-making, the institu…
Dr. Kathleen CarlsonVice President for Research, Planning and AssessmentSaint Xavier UniversityChicago, IL

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