‘A very promising sign’

From Inside Higher Ed: “After more than two years of declining enrollment numbers, fall 2022 finally brought refreshing news: freshman enrollment, which represented the most significant deficits throughout the pandemic, is up from the previous year, according to the latest data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Nearly 2.34 million freshmen enrolled in a college or university last semester, a 4.3 percent increase over fall 2021 … While the number still remains well below the 2.49 million freshmen who enrolled in 2019, ‘this is a very promising sign for higher education,’ said Doug Shapiro, the research center’s executive director.”

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