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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Emory & Henry College going through ‘creative reinvention’

The school’s growth comes as many small colleges struggle. By Susan Cameron March 30, 2022 EMORY – In the coming years, motorists at Interstate 81’s Exit 26 in Southwest Virginia will seemingly travel through the campus of Emory & Henry … Continue reading

Yale College term bill raised by nearly 4 percent; cracks 80k

By Jordan Fitzgerald MAR 10, 2022 The University will raise the Yale College term bill from $77,750 to $80,700, a four percent hike for the third time in the last three years. The Feb. 21 update marks a 3.8 percent increase to … Continue reading

Emory & Henry College Charts Growth Plans for its Future along I-81 Corridor and the Region

Emory & Henry College officials have announced a bold plan to construct two new facilities on property it owns adjacent to Exit 26 off Interstate 81 as the College continues to expand to meet growing demand. Last week members of … Continue reading

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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.


It is with great pleasure that I write this reference for John Dysart. He has been instrumental in achieving our strategic goal of increasing the size of our freshman class. In the very first year, our freshman class increased by 72%. In five years, our full-time traditional… Read more

Brian G. Fernandes Vice President for Enrollment Management Dominican CollegeOrangeburg, NY

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