Spring enrollment’s final count is in. Colleges lost 600,000 students.

From The Chronicle: “New data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center provides a final tally of the enrollment decline higher education saw during the spring term of 2021: Total college enrollment fell 3.5 percent from a year earlier, a shortfall of 603,000 students. That is seven times worse than the decline a year earlier male student enrollment continued to fall more than female student enrollment. Men declined by 5.5 percent, or 400,000 students, from a year ago. That’s compared with a drop of only 2 percent for women, or 203,000 students, according to the data.”

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