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.
September 14, 2020 DEFIANCE, Ohio – While the COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult for some colleges to recruit new students, Defiance College has defied the ordinary with a twenty percent increase in freshmen enrollment. This marks the highest incoming … Continue reading
Virginia Wesleyan saw growth and prosperity in 2019-2020 despite global challenges University News | August 21, 2020 Despite challenges faced globally, the 2019-2020 Academic Year was one of growth and prosperity at Virginia Wesleyan University, said VWU President Scott D. Miller … Continue reading
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
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 am happy to commend John Dysart to you based on the STRONG work that he did for us at two of my previous institutions. Both institutions experienced strong enrollment growth under John’s leadership. Growth was unparalleled in history at one university. John is a no-nonse… Read more
It has been a pleasure working with John Dysart. I have worked with John for over three years at Mars Hill University and the results have been excellent. He provides clear, logical advice and help in implementation of recommendations for both the admissions and financia… Read more
John has worked with representatives at Mary Baldwin College for more than a decade. He really understands special mission institutions such as women’s colleges. He has provided broad assistance on everything from recruitment, publications and reporting to marketing and … Read more
With the Dysart Group, we have enjoyed growth in many areas across our recruitment funnel and benefitted from a fresh perspective in regard to admissions and awarding. He brings to the table many years of experience, the ability to test methods and benchmark yields with… Read more
I have had the pleasure of working with John Dysart at two institutions. He is among the first people I called when I accepted the position as President at Tri-State University.
I have continued to rely on his services based upon his ability to increase enrollment, redu… Read more