In the fall of 2014, community colleges converted only 44% of all applicants into enrollees at their institutions—a 56% attrition rate before the semester even began. Recent trends show more students now enter community college after years away from a formal educational setting and have more financial needs, resulting in greater demands on resources as colleges help students navigate the enrollment process.
In an era of declining enrollments and heightened competition, community college leaders must focus on optimizing intake for incoming students by smoothing their path to enrollment and completion.
The New Student Onboarding Diagnostic is designed to help you evaluate your enrollment process to:
Identify points of opportunity to improve the new student experience