Enrollment Declines, Transfer Barriers: Community College Presidents’ Survey

Six in 10 leaders of community colleges say their enrollments have declined in the past three years, including 21 percent who say enrollment is down by 10 percent or more, according to Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of Community College Presidents.

The survey, conducted by Gallup, is based on responses from 236 leaders of two-year colleges, who were queried about recruitment, the future of free community college and the emerging talent pool for new presidents, among other topics.

Although most presidents said their institutions have seen decreases in enrollment, 18 percent reported an increase compared to three years ago.

Read more at Inside Higher Ed: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/survey/community-college-presidents-surveyed-enrollment-recruitment-pipeline