"Administrators anticipate that students grappling with the financial and psychological impacts of the virus could choose to stay closer to home, go to less expensive schools, take a year off or not go to college at all."
"Many current students are dissatisfied with how the virus has changed the nature of college...At places like the U. of Chicago & Iowa State, students are petitioning their schools to cut tuition by as much as 50 percent for as long as the pandemic lasts."
When many newspapers started going under over the past two decades or so, I wondered if higher ed would ever face a similar disruption. I guess we’re about to find out.
via : College and university leaders are fully expecting significant, potentially unparalleled, declines in enrollment, both from students who do not come back, and those who will never start.
“Moody’s downgraded the higher education sector to negative... [and] a higher education trade group has predicted a 15% drop in enrollment nationwide, amounting to a $23 billion revenue loss” with 1/3 of the loss from declining international students
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"After Coronavirus, Colleges Worry: Will Students Come Back?"
After Coronavirus, Colleges Worry: Will Students Come Back?
The pandemic lays bare and speeds up what was already happening. Including: the bursting of the higher education bubble
After Coronavirus, Colleges Worry: Will Students Come Back?
“the president of the College Board, which administers the SAT, said last week that he was preparing for “an at-home style solution” for testing if the national shutdowns continue”
“Administrators anticipate that students grappling with the financial and psychological impacts of the virus could choose to stay closer to home, go to less expensive schools, take a year off or not go to college at all.”
After Coronavirus, Colleges Worry: Will Students Come Back?
After Coronavirus, Colleges Worry: Will Students Come Back?
The weighs in on the question that's keeping everyone in higher ed up at night. What happens if students don't come back?
The pandemic has already cost universities millions of dollars. As they consider the possibility of remote classes into the fall, they’re worried about losing students, too. 🦠 Perhaps this will be an opportunity to get rid of faculty tenure as well...🤞
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“At places like the University of Chicago and Iowa State, students are petitioning their schools to cut tuition by as much as 50 percent for as long as the pandemic lasts.”
Current pressures facing universities: -Enrollments to shrink -SATs being waived -Room/board refunds -Ancillary revenues dry up -Big losses mount -Endowments weakened -New hires, salaries frozen -Int'l students staying home -Online transition accelerated
“Our whole model of education and all of its power comes from close human interaction,”