For this spring, COVID-19 accelerated the decline in transfer particularly for White and Black students, male students, and traditional college-age students.
To improve transfer rates amongst minority student groups, 3 associations have joined together in a partnership, called the Equity Transfer Initiative.
New report shows a looming completion challenge for community college students, as evidenced by the lowest number of associate degree earners in years.
COVID-19 has identified many legacy systems that aren’t as effective anymore, as well as accelerated important changes in how we understand the future of work. Educational institutions need to adapt to properly prepare the labor market for a rapidly changing future.
Doug Shapiro, Ph.D., Executive Director of the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, discusses the state of higher education amid the pandemic, specifically the effect of the pandemic on college access for students, and the future of the higher education in 2021 and beyond.
During December, the Research Center delivered four very important reports to benefit colleges, universities, high schools, and policy leaders about fall 2020 enrollment trends throughout the nation.
Undergraduate enrollment is down 4.4% while graduate enrollment is up 2.9% compared to the same time last year. Overall, postsecondary enrollment this fall is 3.3% lower.
Recognizing the urgency of COVID-19’s impact on students and institutions, the Research Center will explain how the pandemic is changing transfer pathways across higher education over the next two years.
StudentTracker for High Schools subscribers who submitted their 2019-2020 high school graduate records can expect their StudentTracker reports within the next few weeks offering an early look at fall enrollment.
New Research Center Reports to Help Institutions Navigate Enrollment Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Throughout the 2020-21 academic year, the Research Center will provide monthly updates to the Spring 2020 Current Term Enrollment Estimates to help institutions have more current data.