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.
Five steps colleges can take to rebound from shrinking classes. By Aaron BaskoNovember 4, 2021 I started my enrollment career as an admissions counselor at Rivier College, a Catholic institution in New Hampshire with an enrollment of 800. I fell … Continue reading
By Gary A. Enos, Contributing EditorEnrollment Management Report / October 2021©️ 2021 Wiley Periodicals, LLC DOI: 10.1002/emt Optimism in the face of the challenges a small private liberal arts institution can encounter characterizes the leadership at Emory & Henry College, … Continue reading
Leaders at every college and university are concerned about retention, graduation rates and headcount. The last couple of years have made the realization of successful outcomes more difficult than ever. The Covod-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on many colleges … 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 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,… Read more
John has a remarkable ability to think outside the box because he brings a unique combination of skills to the table. John’s a financial aid expert, but he thinks like an admission officer. Lots of people talk about enrollment management – John practices it. If you need h… Read more
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
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… Read more
I want to take a moment to thank you for your time and dedication to Georgetown College over the past two and a half years. Besides offering us a new model for admissions that has helped us to continue to increase our enrollment at this important time in our institution’… Read more