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 nearly 200 colleges and universities in more than 40 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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Yale Raises Tuition by almost 4 Percent after Year Upended by Online Classes

By Rose Horowitch, Staff Reporter, Yale Daily News The University has increased tuition by about 4 percent for the 2021-22 academic year, as it comes off of a year of largely online instruction. The Yale College term bill will come … Continue reading

Six Steps to Prevent Deposit Melt

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, institutions should be proactive about getting a handle on avoiding deposit melt “Summer melt,” or “deposit melt,” is an annual experience for colleges and universities. A number—as many as one-third—of students who have been accepted, enrolled, and are expected to attend instead decide not to, even after putting down a deposit. Continue reading

8 Ways to Prepare for Post-Pandemic Enrollment

John W. Dysart, President, The Dysart Group April 28, 2021 Institutions can take steps now to prepare for enrollment recovery for the coming year The impact of the pandemic on higher education has been significant and far-reaching. New student recruitment, financial aid … Continue reading


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Charlotte, NC 28278

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John Dysart receiving recognition

John W. Dysart, president of The Dysart Group, was recently recognized for ten years of support for the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). He was presented with a plaque at the Presidents Institute by the president of CIC, Dr. Richard Ekman.



John Dysart has worked with us for the past 15 months.  Our college is somewhat different from most because we are predominately an adult professional college.  The average age of our students is 38, and 85% of our students are enrolled in online programs.  We had experie… Read more

Laurel L. MatsonVice President for Enrollment ManagementNazarene Bible College

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