Understanding the relationship between the published price of tuition, fees, and room and board (sticker price) and the net tuition, fees, and room and board (NTFRB) helps institutional leaders evaluate trends in long-term sustainability.
What is top of mind to those making buy or return decisions for colleges? Amid declining enrollment, increased competition, demographic headwinds, and the aftermath of a global pandemic, the key question is: What do potential students really want?
Spring 2021 enrollment was the lowest it has been in many years for all sectors. Four-year public enrollment was up slightly in the fall of 2020, but from fall 2018 to spring 2021, all sectors in total lost enrollment.
As institutions seek additional revenue sources outside of academic programs, 13 percent of the respondents to BKD’s survey specifically talked about opportunities and ideas to do this by leveraging existing assets. This includes leasing property,…