Tag: college education

Tutoring Services to Help Prevent College Class Dropping

A new study from the market research team at Zion & Zion investigated the reasons why college students withdraw from classes. The study found that class type, student interest and grades are key drivers of course withdrawal.

Esports Programs Help Colleges Recruit Students

New data from Extreme Networks, Inc. and eCampus News shows that the esports industry is nascent, but growing rapidly. The report, which surveyed 281 technical and administrative leaders across K‑12 and higher education in North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Middle East, found that 1 in 5 schools already have an esports program, and 71% are considering or might consider adding an esports program in the future.

Colleges Targeting more Students from Lower-Income Families

"The overall number of undergraduates at U.S. colleges and universities has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, with growth fueled almost exclusively by an influx of students from low-income families and students of color, reports Pew Research Center."

Americans Taking More Cost-Savings Measures to Attend College

According to new research from Sallie Mae, 90% of students strongly agree that college is an investment in the future, an increase from 84% in 2010. 70% of students and parents strongly agreed that a college education is necessary for their desired occupation and to earn more, but more families are taking cost-savings measures, such as attending lower-cost colleges, living at home, or going to school part time.