With dire predictions for fall freshmen enrollments making headlines, colleges and universities are bracing for the financial shock to come. While many are hopeful that even a partial reopening of campuses in the fall will avert worst-case revenue scenarios, they still face a fiercely competitive domestic enrollment market.
CBOs are struggling to make revenue assumptions for FY21. Here’s what we learned from a group of them.
Universities are struggling to create and adapt budgets for the upcoming fiscal year because of the uncertainty caused by COVID-19. Read the key takeaways from our conversations with CBOs on this topic.
Although most institutions acknowledge a need for testing in their reopening plans, few have provided concrete details about whom, how, and how often they plan to test. As leaders develop a plan for unprecedented COVID-19 testing in their communities, they must answer five key questions.
Discover new approaches to address the changed recruiting environment and heightened concerns shared by students and enrollment leaders in this infographic.
Through this three-part eBook series, we will examine several cohorts of students and how other schools are grabbing their attention.
The predicted surge in students opting out of or postponing their freshman year has also led to broad concerns around yielding the fall 2020 class. Given these circumstances, keeping students engaged through virtual programming will be vital for institutions’ long-term success. Through six virtual working groups conducted over the month of April, EAB identified seven key strategies for remote student engagement to help guide your institution’s programming through the summer and early fall.
As most institutions transition to virtual orientation in response to COVID-19, students will turn to the orientation website even more frequently for updates. An engaging and student-friendly orientation website can help make students more excited for fall classes, while a confusing one may leave them questioning their college decision.
To combat COVID-related uncertainty about enrollment, institutions must develop new and creative ways to engage students during the summer. Discover 120+ virtual engagement strategies in this infographic.
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the college website has replaced physical functions of the campus and staff and is now your leading recruiter, admissions counselor, and advisor. What’s more, the needs of students and communities have changed—and community colleges are well-suited to meet them.
Recent cancellations of ACT/SAT tests will have important implications for recruitment strategy. Learn the potential impacts related to targeting strategy, institutional policy, and student testing behavior.