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The Future of Colleges & Universities

Updated: Oct 13, 2020

There is a lot of online content these days on the future of private and public universities, so I thought I would share a few words, resources, and how a student or parent might make heads or tails of it all.

Instead of opining about the future of secondary education, let’s use data wisely and apply the data to different school types. Nationally, there are about 4000 2-year and 4-year colleges and universities. We diversify our bucket list of 350+ quality schools based on type so that parents and students can consider high-quality schools based on each student’s academic index, critical college criteria, and financial parameters.

College Placement Consulting’s “Bucket List” of 350 + Quality Schools

  • State Flagship Universities – 15%

  • State Non-Flagship Universities – 15%

  • Highly Selective Private Colleges – 25%

  • Moderately Sized Private Colleges – 10%

  • Traditional Private Colleges – 35%

This Chronicle of Higher Education survey suggests that as many as one in six high school seniors are re-thinking attending college this fall. Schools are reassessing fall online learning or altered schedules. Schools will need resources to adjust or consider options such as consolidation or sale.

Questions To Ask To Consider A School’s Long Haul Value Proposition

  • What percentage of