60% of public and private institutions missed their enrollment goals, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education, the Council of Independent Colleges, and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, and two-thirds fell short of their net-revenue projections. As the downstream impacts of the coronavirus pandemic wear on, higher education faces a staggering set of challenges, including accelerated trends of declining enrollment.
Budget and staffing cuts for student services and prevention programs focused on mental health, alcohol and substance misuse, and sexual assault have been prevalent now more than ever. However, prevention education is one of the most sound investments an institution can make, and new data show that issues of safety and well-being impact all stages of the student lifecycle – recruitment, retention, academic achievement, post-graduation success, and alumni relations.
Download this report to learn:
- How Generation Z’s value system is impacting their college decisions
- Why prevention education helps reduce attrition rates, contributing to millions in revenue
- About the gains prevention education can have on academic achievement