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.
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) has made dramatic changes to its Code of Ethics and Professional Practices after pressure from the Department of Justice. In the past, the organization had some strict rules which the DOJ found restrained trade. Continue reading
Colleges and universities are being devastated by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Every sector of the national economy has been adversely impacted. Keep the following in mind as enrollment managers prepare for the immediate future. Continue reading
Purdue University Fort Wayne begins the new academic year with gains in new student enrollment across the board, including new freshmen, graduate students, transfer students and international students. For the second year in a row, on-campus student housing is at … Continue reading
The Dysart Group
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 have been working with John for the past few years. I initially researched John’s background and contacted a number of people who have worked with John. All of the people I talked with had very positive things to say about John’s work. I found that he is well ver…
I have utilized The Dysart Group at my last three institutions (I’ve been president of four colleges over the past 27 years). John is results oriented and not afraid to make bold recommendations.
Wesley College enrollment in 1997 was 617. When I left in 2007, it was 3,…
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…
I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with John Dysart for the last few years. John’s knowledge and understanding of the financial aid process has benefited both our students and the overall efficiency of my office.
I’ll never forget the first time John cam…
Your extraordinarily successful work, both here at Purdue Fort Wayne and at Louisiana State University Alexandria, are very greatly appreciated!
Your results orientated approach is phenomenal. In my long career in higher education the impact you have on enrollment managem…