40% of inbound college freshmen won’t be attending

SocratesPost is always on the frontlines scouring the news for relevant updates in the college admissions landscape. We look for anything that can help shape our understanding of the latest trends in admissions and help our readers see the direction in which we’re moving.

Questions we explored this week:

  • Parents and colleges are fighting over fall semester tuition. What's the problem?
  • The data is in: What percentage of inbound college freshmen will NOT be attending this year?
  • Some freshmen are moving into dorms this week as colleges reopen. They're also contracting Covid. Where?

August 15, 2020 — Colleges don't have money; parents don't want to pay
On average, teaching online costs colleges 10% more than teaching in classrooms. Some colleges have increased tuition to pay for...

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