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.
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
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
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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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 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
Mr. Dysart has a distinctive set of talents that combines a business savvy with an intricate knowledge of factors influencing a student’s decision to attend a college or university. His attention to detail, knowledge of both admissions and financial aid, his forth-right … Read more
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… Read more
Working with John Dysart was the most professionally satisfying, productive and stimulating experience of my enrollment career. His counsel and guidance caused me to grow and succeed in ways I’d not thought possible. This year marks 20 years we’ve known each other.
I always… Read more
John has provided valuable advice, coaching and insight regarding our marketing and enrollment operations. He was able to identify problems and provide actionable recommendations for sustained improvement. John takes a personal hands-on approach whether working with staff, m… Read more