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2015 December 29 - 10:01 pm

As Economy Improves, College Enrollment Slides

As the U.S. economy continues to recover from the 2008 Great Recession, America’s community colleges continue to experience declining enrollments, overall. However, those overall declines mask great variability in enrollment changes, which in this year’s analysis, varied from 65 percent increase to a 260 percent decrease.
2014 August 18 - 09:23 pm

Despite Decline, Associate Degree Awards Still Exceed 1 Million

the past year, the U.S. economy continued its slow but steady return from the Great Recession of 2008. In last year’s Top 100 analysis, we illustrated how the recovery was manifest in slight downturns in numbers of typically vocationally oriented certificate conferrals from their record high levels in 2010 and 2011.
2014 May 13 - 02:02 pm
Each year, ITC has asked distance education administrators to rank the challenges they face with regard to administering online courses. From 2004 to 2010, their number-one challenge was a lack of proper support staff to help them train faculty and provide technical assistance to faculty and students.
2011 November 14 - 12:00 am
It was a transformation that was, by historical standards, remarkably swift: The decade of the 2000s saw a fundamental shift in how Americans answer the question “Who will pay for college?” The bill at public universities is higher than ever, and students and their families are footing a greater share of it.
2009 June 15 - 12:00 am
Ten-year trends for Associate, One- and Two-Year Certificates; Carnegie Degree Level/Institution Type and Associate Degrees Conferred in 2007-08 by Carnegie Associate Institutions with New Typology

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