Enrollment in community colleges grew 2.1% since last spring, according to the spring 2023 Stay Informed Report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. This uptick is promising news as community colleges experienced sharp declines in enrollment during the pandemic.
According to new research, Fall undergraduate enrollment showed signs of stabilizing in 2022, contracting only by 0.6% or about 94,000 students, compared to fall 2021.
Progress in the national college completion rate stalls, according to the latest Completing College report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. The latest completion rate of 62.3% is essentially unchanged from last year’s rate of 62.2%. This follows a 1.2 percentage point improvement over the year earlier.
In response to the critical need to combat community college enrollment drops and learning loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Institute of Education Sciences has named the Community College Research Center (CCRC) to lead a network of research teams studying promising recovery strategies.
“A Dream Derailed? Investigating the Impacts of College Closure on Student Outcomes” is the first in a series of a joint research endeavors to quantify the impacts of college closure on students’ subsequent postsecondary enrollment and completion.
Doug Shapiro, Executive Director of the Research Center, describes how the pandemic impacted higher education and what’s to come as the 2022-2023 school year gets underway.
In recognition of National Higher Education Day, June 6th, the National Student Clearinghouse is proud to honor the staff, faculty, and students who show their commitment to learning every day.
Undergraduate enrollment declined by more than 662,000 students or 4.7% from spring 2021, according to a new report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
The COVID-19: Transfer, Mobility, and Progress Academic Year 2022 Report reflects the pandemic’s full-blown impact on postsecondary students.
As institutions look to combat enrollment trends, data is essential to understanding how to find learners in new markets and better serve students already enrolled.