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Higher Education’s Enrollment Bubble: A Trends Analysis

If higher education is a bubble, when will it burst?Higher Education Enrollment Bubble

The sudden decline in overall student enrollment in 2012 posed serious problems for certain institutions with regard to short‐term revenues and long‐term viability. Some missed enrollment targets by huge margins, creating panicked efforts for last‐minute summer enrollments as a means of sustaining operating budgets. A recent U.S. Census Bureau report confirmed the continuation of this decline...