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The 3 factors holding at-risk students back from graduating

Nearly a quarter of today's undergraduate students have seriously considered leaving school or were nearly dismissed, according to a new Sallie Mae study conducted by Ipsos.

The academic schedule is a barrier to student progress and outcomes

Academic schedules are a foundational degree progress strategy, yet too many administrators consider it a way to meet faculty—not student needs.

A race against time: 2 ways to push students toward higher retention, completion rates

A new report by Ad Astra suggests how higher education can alleviate potholes inhibiting students from completing their degrees faster—and thus—at a higher rate.

Here are 2 areas where your first-generation students need more attention

First-generation students are prone to fall behind in higher education and beyond, prompting colleges, universities and related organizations to recognize their struggles and alleviate them.

Boosting employee job satisfaction may be simpler than you think, report shows

Your institution can increase job satisfaction, create a better workplace environment and increase retention without simply having to dip into the bank, according to CUPA-HR's 2023 Higher Education Employee Retention Survey (ERS).

Stay in school! Rate of first-year students persisting rivals pre-pandemic

National Student Clearinghouse found first-year students have a 67.2% retention rate, besting pre-pandemic averages. NSCRC defines retention as students who remain at a given institution for their second year instead of transferring, which counts toward persistence.

Men are falling behind in higher ed and the trend may not be letting up

Reports by National Student Clearinghouse Research Center and YouthTruth suggest that male enrollment has declined faster than women for the past five years and only 57% of young men graduating high school in 2023 expect to go to college.

Presidential worries: What’s keeping these Northeastern presidents up at night?

With a smaller pool of available students, a growing wake of attention to mental health and a swelling public skepticism of higher education, these small private college and university leaders in Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts and Maine are redefining their job to guide their schools in murky waters.

These schools retooled their enrollment playbook using data to drive growth

North Texas has 1,200+ trained employees, from administrative assistants up to the president, using their AI-assisted analytics software suit to take huge swaths of data and create visual data models in order to form clear, intentional decision-making.

Enrollment boomed post-pandemic at these schools. Here are 4 ways they will keep up.

Last year brought in the largest freshman class Bethune-Cooman had seen in more than 10 years and a 34% net tuition increase. With federal aid drying up in June, however, they intend to capitalize on an unexpected spark.

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