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Six Steps to Prevent Deposit Melt

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

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8 Ways to Prepare for Post-Pandemic Enrollment

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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Enrollment Levels Remained Steady this Spring After Drop Last Fall, Officials Say

Goff said uncertainty in the size of the new student population may cause officials to lean on the waitlist, as they did last year.  By Brianna Budelli Apr 12, 2021 1:01 AM GW’s overall enrollment remained relatively stable this semester following a … Continue reading

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Record Number of Students Enrolled at Emory & Henry for Spring Semester

A record number of first-year and transfer students have enrolled at Emory & Henry for the spring semester. For spring 2021, Emory & Henry’s enrollment increased by 64% from spring 2020. “We are thrilled to see so many new students … Continue reading

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DC grad programs show tremendous growth for 2nd consecutive year

DEFIANCE, Ohio – Spring semester has officially begun at Defiance, and the trend of increased enrollment has rolled over into 2021 with graduate numbers continuing to defy expectations. Since the spring 2020 term, the number of graduate level course hours … Continue reading

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Defiance College enrollment defying the odds

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

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State of the University: With Challenge Comes Opportunity

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

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The Department of Justice Forced Changes to the Statement of Good Practices for NACAC

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

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Coronavirus and Enrollment Management

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

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Purdue University Fort Wayne Increases Fall 2019 Enrollment

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

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