The State of Students
By The Chronicle of Higher Education
As the economy sputters and the outcry over the cost of college continues, more students keep enrolling—even if some have used campuses to protest their debut burden.
Enrollment has ticked up, but who goes to college and how they do it are changing. Students long dubbed “nontraditional,” including adult learners and part-timers, have become more common.
Maintaining those enrollment gains is a looming concern.