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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Alice Lloyd College

ALC Records Largest Enrollment for Fall 2021

Alice Lloyd College is pleased to announce that the fall 2021 semester has recorded the largest enrollment since 2015. ALC seeks to provide the best education, facilities, and experiences for new and returning students. With the addition of two growing … Continue reading


Local colleges expect to see freshman enrollment to rise Joe Tennis Aug 10, 2021 Emory & Henry College officials said Monday they expect to welcome the largest incoming class in the school’s 185-year history this fall and officials with other … Continue reading

How They Filled Their Classes

Some private colleges, without great fame, had a great admissions year. They used a variety of strategies, but one common theme: They stayed open in 2020-21. Another is discount rates that stayed high. By Scott Jaschik with Inside Higher Ed August … 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.


I am very pleased to write this testimonial for John Dysart.  During the last year since he began his relationship with Roosevelt University I have become his #1 fan.

As chief enrollment officer I had been charged by our president and board chair with growing the enrollm… Read more

Mary E. HendryVice President for Enrollment and Student ServicesRoosevelt University

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