For this spring, COVID-19 accelerated the decline in transfer particularly for White and Black students, male students, and traditional college-age students.
The pandemic disproportionately affected graduates of low-income, high-poverty, and high-minority high schools, with their enrollments dropping more steeply than their more advantaged counterparts.
Spring enrollment appears to be showing the same level of enrollment losses overall as the fall 2020 trend, according to the latest data by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
Dates released for the next Stay Informed with the Latest Enrollment Information and COVID-19 Transfer, Mobility, and Progress Report.
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.
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.
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.
Clearinghouse staff to help administrators understand how to better serve today’s mobile student at the AACRAO annual meeting in Orlando.