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.
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
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… 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
We are very grateful to the John Dysart Group for providing outstanding consultation services to our team at Elim Bible Institute and College. John knows how to quickly diagnose enrollment problems and offer proven solutions. He helped us discover several issues we are aggre… 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