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Fall Headcount Final Enrollments

by Tod Massa 20. January 2017 22:50
Short form: Total enrollment is down, nearly 8,000 students to 520,879. The only sector with increased enrollment was the public four-year sector. Public two-year and independent college sector showed decreases. E42: Changes in Fall Headcount. //

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Update from January Council Meeting

by Tod Massa 13. January 2017 23:44
The Council approved the schedule below for the enrollment projections and degree estimates. Members also endorsed the use of the new streamlined template, which we will send out shortly. I also provided an update on the fall enrollment of the four-year public institutions as we were still missing o... [More]

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First of the year housekeeping

by Tod Massa 6. January 2017 23:31
2017 is here. We will shut down the collection system next week for maintenance and development, and allow more time to deal with the legislative session. As we move closer to the opening of the session, we are beginning to see bills that provide a sense of the legislative priorities for the year. S... [More]

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Year-in-Review Website Stats

by Tod Massa 30. December 2016 21:17
With 2016 drawing to a close, it is time to look at site visits and see what has been of interest. 100,088: Visits to the SCHEV Research home page 77,731: WG03: Institution and Program-specific Data  70,134: E16: Fall Headcount Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Gender and Program De... [More]

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Education Choice Deserts

by Tod Massa 16. December 2016 20:13
From Inside HigherEd: "Wage data are a key part of the bipartisan push to give prospective students more information about the value of a college credential. But measures of graduates’ earnings can be of limited use to the large number of people who lack choices about where to go to college. T... [More]

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More on Students in Poverty

by Tod Massa 9. December 2016 22:28
We have continued to add/refine the reports about students/families in poverty. FA30B: Dependent Students from Families by Poverty Status, Residency Status, Gender & Race/Ethnicity FA29B: Independent Students with Dependents by Poverty Status, Residency Status, Gender & Race/Ethnicity FA30A... [More]

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The book "EVERYDATA"

by Tod Massa 2. December 2016 21:09
Based on the recommendation of a former college president, I picked up a copy of the book, "EVERYDATA The misinformation hidden in the little data you consume every day," By John H. Johnson and Mike Gluck. This book is oriented to making the average person a better consumer of the data seen each day... [More]

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Students and Poverty

by Tod Massa 18. November 2016 21:29
  I am going to be talking about poverty for some time to come. The infographic below highlights the beginning of a discussion that I hope will positively influence how we think about college affordability.  The bottom line is that in 2014, we had over 33,000 undergraduate students who eit... [More]

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More on Independent Students with Dependents Living at or Below the Poverty Level

by Tod Massa 11. November 2016 23:14
A couple of weeks ago, we released the FA29 Report. Marina as followed that up with similar report by race/ethnicity, the FA29A. The trends are interesting, although not surprising. We will be releasing similar reports on dependent students in the very near future.

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Independent Students Living in Poverty, with Dependents

by Tod Massa 28. October 2016 23:54
I am pretty pleased with this new report that Marina has put together. We will be doing some more work with these data. FA29: Trends in Independents with Dependents in Poverty. How many students with dependents living at, or below, the poverty level are at your institution?     //

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